How to install, set up and access LAN on Windows 11

Instructions on how to install LAN, set up LAN and access LAN on Windows 11 in detail with pictures

On TipsMake, there have been many articles related to LAN of Windows operating system. However, with each new version of Windows, Microsoft updates a little more about the interface.

Therefore, for those who are not familiar with computers, it will take a lot of time to grope.

Although I have shared quite a few articles on my blog, today I still decided to rewrite it a bit so that those who have just upgraded to Windows 11 can easily access other computers in the future. same LAN than.

In general, there is only a slight difference in the access interface, but in general, the way to set up and use it has not changed much.

Okay, back to the main issue, in this article I will show you how to set up to display computers on the LAN, and at the same time you can see other computers on the same LAN.

#first. How to set up LAN on Windows 11

+ Step 1: You press the Windows + I key combination => then select Network & internet => here you can click Properties to quickly access the network you are connecting to.

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Or you can access Wi-Fi

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Then select the Internet network you are connecting to, for example in my case here is the network P303 that you guys. You click on it!

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+ Step 2: Here, change the Network profile type from Public to Private as shown below.

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In addition, in the same window, you can scroll down to see a lot of information related to the Internet, such as MAC address, IPv4, IPv6, network speed, connection type.

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+ Step 3: Okay, next we will have to set up a bit more in the Change advanced shared settings section.

To open Change advanced shared settings, open the Run dialog box (Windows + R) => enter control => and press Enter. Then select View network status and tasks as shown below.

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And select Change advanced shared settings to start the setup.

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About how to set it up, I have detailed instructions in this article, read it again if you don't know how to do it: The fastest way to share files over LAN on Windows 7/8/10 (see part #3) in section III.)

#2. How to access LAN on Windows 11

To access other computers on the same LAN, press the Windows + E key combination => then select Network in the left hand column => and select the computer you want to enter.

But of course other computers must also be set up as your computer to be able to display in the LAN.

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#3. Epilogue

Well, that's it, I've finished showing you how to set up LAN on Windows 11. As you can see, installing LAN on Windows 11, as well as accessing LAN on Windows 11 is not difficult at all.

The steps are completely similar to other versions of Windows, only slightly different in location and interface. 

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