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I need help in configuring the computer in wireless internet connection. I am using a D-Link. It shows a connection but that is all it won't go any further.

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Routers usually come with a setup CD. Run the setup CD on a computer connected with a network cable to the D-Link router.

Then use the computer with the wireless card without a network cable connected to connect to the wireless network connection.

You should be able to see in the taskbar an icon that you can right click to select a wireless connection.



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