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Cannot connect laptop to wireless router

I have tried to setup wireless connection on my laptop with linksys router but it will not connect. My belkin router worked. What am I doing wrong?

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Probably nothing..go to the maker of your computer, and get a fresh wireless driver set..maybe the old one did not include linksys..it does happen in MSoft land.

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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