In addition to enjoying the food at Panera Bread, you can also surf the Internet for free on your laptop by connecting to Panera's Wi-Fi network. Panera Bread is a restaurant that primarily serves baked goods, sandwiches, salads, soups and coffee. They offer customers free Wi-Fi access while they are seated in the restaurant. You do not need a special code or password to connect to the Wi-Fi network. However, the wireless adapter in your laptop must be enabled before you can access the network.
Enable the Wireless Adapter
Click "Start" on your Windows laptop, and then select "Control Panel."
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Click "Network and Internet," and then click "Network and Sharing Center."
Click "Change Adapter Settings" in the left column of the window.
Right-click on "Wireless Network Connection," and then select "Enable" from the pop-up menu.
Connect to Panera Wireless Network
Launch a Web browser. The Panera Welcome page opens.
Click the "Go Online" button. Your computer is now connected to the Panera Wi-Fi network.
If your laptop is a Mac, be sure to turn AirPort "On" so you can access Panera Wi-Fi. Click on the AirPort icon located in the top-right corner of your desktop. Click "Airport: On" and then click on the Panera Wi-Fi network.