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I just bought a D-Link Rangebooster G Router. The wireless is setup and I can see it when I open available wireless, but I cannot connect to it using my laptop (I used this laptop to set up the router). I tried setting up the router a second time and now I have 2 connections. What can I do to delete one of the connections and to log on using my laptop? Thanks

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The connections are found in the Control Panel > Network Connections. You can disable the connection you want to delete and then delete it.
To see the network and connect try:
uninstalling the wireless adapter in the control panel > system>device manager, then restart your computer. XP will reinstall the adapter on boot up.
I had the same problem on my laptop. I had to download a driver update.
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Find support to your model here: http://support.dlink.com/products/

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