How to Track WiFi Internet Activity

Wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) is an effective and easy method of connecting to the Internet. Windows XP, Vista and 7 allow you to track the status and activity of the wireless networks in your vicinity. You can do this by going to your computer's Control Panel and accessing the wireless devices connected to your computer.

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Track the wireless Internet activity in your area.

Windows Vista and 7

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Go to the Start Menu and click the “Control Panel” icon.

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Go to the “Network” section and open the “Network and Sharing Center.”

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Steer the mouse to the left side of the screen and click “Connect to a Network.” This will allow you to see the wireless (Wi-Fi) activity in your area.

Windows XP

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Go to the Start Menu and click “Control Panel.”

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Double-click “Network Connections.” The next screen will show you the wireless devices connected to your computer.

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Right-click on one of the wireless devices and select “View Available Wireless Networks.” This will also show you the wireless activity of the networks in the vicinity.