As you can see, installing a wireless network printer requires quite a bit of time and work. Also, you must be careful and not miss any steps or important configuration items. However, the time saved when using the wireless printer definitely pays off. Being able to print from anywhere in your home, at any time, really helps your productivity.
Two years ago, I added wireless capabilities to my network via a 3Com wireless access point at an upgrade cost of around $2,500. Today, you can buy a wireless access point that does a lot more than that 3Com device for under $200. Now that wireless networking has finally gone mainstream, there’s little reason not to add wireless capabilities to your network. In this Drill Down, I’ll explain what you need to know about installing a wireless network.
Install your wireless network adapter in Windows XP with SP2. This process includes installing the proper drivers for your wireless network adapter so it appears as a wireless connection in Network Connections. Install the .