Step 4: Connecting additional computers to the network
The instructions for adding a computer to your wireless network depends on whether the computer you're adding has a wireless network adapter already installed.
If your computer has a wireless adapter built in or you have previously installed a wireless network adapter, you only need to set up the connection to the wireless network. The directions are much simpler and generally take less than five minutes to complete. If you're unsure about whether you have a wireless network adapter, you can use Windows Device Manager to determine whether you have one installed.
If you don't have a wireless network adapter installed, connecting an additional computer will require two major steps: