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Hi recently my router is giving problems and am not able to use the laptop without connecting directly (with a wire) and a third computer is also having issues connecting to my main computer

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Is this a DSL router supplied to you by your internet service provider? If so, call them and let them replace it with a newer (working) router. They want your business and will help. If you paid for it and have to deal with it post the make and model number of the router, the operating system on your computer and we'll go from there.

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Let's see if we can get your laptop connected to the Internet.

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(05) Are you trying to connect your laptop to your router "wirelessly" or "wired"?

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