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Networking and connectivity
Connect Surface to a wireless network
Find out how to connect and disconnect your Surface from wireless networks using the built-in Wi-Fi.
Find your wireless network password
Find your wireless network password (also known as a network security key), so that you can get your Microsoft Surface online.
Connect to a Virtual Private Network (VPN)
You can connect Surface to your workplace network by using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. VPNs connect PCs to large networks (usually corporate) over the Internet.
Can’t connect to a wireless network
Try these solutions if you can’t connect to Wi-Fi and get online, if Surface can’t find your network, or if you get limited connectivity.
HomeGroup from start to finish Windows.com
HomeGroup is a group of PCs on a home network that can share files and printers. Learn how to create, join, and use a homegroup.
HomeGroup problems in Windows Windows.com
Find ways to diagnose and fix HomeGroup problems in Windows.
Tethering: Use your phone’s data connection
If a wireless network isn’t available, you may be able to use your phone’s cellular data connection to access the Internet with your Microsoft Surface.
Remote Desktop: FAQ Windows.com
With Remote Desktop, your keyboard and mouse control the remote computer just as though you were there. Learn how to set it up.
Find PCs, devices, and content on your network Windows.com
Learn how to prepare your PC for sharing files and devices on a network, and find shared items on a network.
Share a printer Windows.com
Learn how to share a printer on your network so that other people can print to it.