When going through Windows Welcome (OOBE) for Microsoft Windows 7, the "Join Wireless Network" wizard screen may not be seen to join Windows to an existing wireless network.
The above symptom may occur on the following systems:
The system is configured with WLAN card
The "Join Wireless Network" wizard may not appear during OOBE if either of the following conditions exists:
Please refer to the Knowledgebase article by Microsoft at the following URL:
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This is a limitation by Microsoft. A Lenovo limitation has also been submitted and is under a review and approval process.
Once the setup has completed and has finished booting to the Windows desktop, the end user can then connect to an available wireless network by clicking on the network icon in the Notification area of the Windows Taskbar.
Additional information on setting up a wireless network and configuring a Windows 7 computer to use the wireless network can be found at the following URL: