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My laptop will not connect to internet through wireless router without cable connected to laptop from router

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  • Cason Ramos May 11, 2010

    Does your laptop successfully connect to the wireless router wirelessly but cannot get on the internet? Or does the laptop not connect to the wireless router at all?

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You have to set the connection.

Check first if you get the signal from the router on your laptop
Go to wireless connections

If you get the signal, select the right network (yours) and connect the device.

If you need more help see this http://www.microsoft.com/athome/moredone/wirelesssetup.mspx

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