Just for my reminding, as I always forget these steps:
By default, WiFi connection is disabled in Windows Server 2008 R2, kind of "locked down", for security reasons (Windows Server is supposed to be running on a server, not in a PC).
But in my case, I run Windows Server 2008 R2 on my laptop (HP Elitebook 8540w), so...
To enable support for wireless networking:
- Open Server Manager
- Select Features in the left pane
- Select Add Features
- Select the check box next to Wireless LAN Service
- Press the Install button to confirm your selection