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I had a laptop that did that too, here's what you do:
go to System preferences>network>then click "ethernet" If the cable is in, then the computer will automatically use that connection. If you are using an airport click "airport" >Assist Me> Assistant. You should also click the button that says "turn airport on(off)" make sure it says turn airport off. This means that you can now connect to your wireless airport. In the assistant you should be able to select a "Use airport automatically" button. Make sure that the button has been pressed, now the Airport will be what it is set to use, instead of Ethernet.

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