By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2004-08-23 Print this article Print

-Fi and Bluetooth"> Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

In SP2, Microsoft has re-worked the Wireless Network Connection dialogs to provide more information about available access points. Theres also a new Wireless Setup Wizard that lets administrators configure security settings for multiple machines for use with a wireless network.

Click here to read more about SP2s wireless configuration tools. SP2 includes native support for Bluetooth, using drivers and configuration tools that are now part of Windows. After installing SP2 on a test notebook, we uninstalled our vendor-supported Bluetooth drivers and switched over to Microsofts Bluetooth software without incident.

Next page: Windows Security Center.

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.

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