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Got a netgear router and belkin adaptor ...i dont even know what they are called...i really need some help to set up a wireless connection...i bought all the stuff and after a couple of failed attempts i left it alone but now i want to get it sorted out and i cant find the discs that came with the gear please rescue me thanks steph

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