Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Wireless Network Tip

Is your computer having issues accessing the FerrisWiFi or FSUStudent campus wireless network? Make sure the "preferred band" is set to 5.2GHz. Below are instructions on how to do this in Windows 7:

  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Select the Device Manager
  3. Select Network adapters
  4. Select the wireless network adapter from the list
  5. Go to the Advanced tab
  6. Select Preferred Band
  7. Change the value to Prefer 5.2GHz band
  8. Select OK
This setting will improve your wireless experience at Ferris.

Written by Craig Roach