How to Use Your PC Computer or Laptop as a Wireless Router

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Below is a step-by-step representation of what happens when a user makes a request to view a web page.

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  • The browser takes care of the technical details of connecting you to the web, and makes sure that the information from the internet arrives in a way that makes sense to you.
  • Tftpd32 is one of the free DHCP servers under Windows, useful to configure automatically the IP address of your local area network.
  • Free access to subscription websites like Ancestry, Find My Past, Theory Test Pro and Encyclopaedia Britannica.
  • However, Windows 10/11 offers a Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter that allows the Wi-Fi to continue working on the desktop or laptop.
  • The network will show on your list of available networks as NCC_Library_Wifi.

As the packets move upwards, the packets’ unnecessary data is removed that was helping to reach the destination; this includes IP address and port number. We can help your organisation comply with the latest standards in web content accessibility (WCAG 2.1) to enable users with disabilities to use your site. Some of our libraries have IT Buddy volunteers who can help you learn how to use a computer and the internet. Visit theevents calendar to find out if this service is available at your local library. Hublet tablets are a new way of accessing digital resources in libraries. Use them to read e-books or e-audiobooks and browse e-newspapers or e-magazines.

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The University of York WiFi network is called Eduroam. To set up your mobile device, see the IT Services setup guides. Once you’ve connected your device to Eduroam, it will automatically reconnect to the WiFi the next time you are on campus or any other institution that is part of the Eduroam network.