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Wireless router I am trying to get my wireless to respond to my laptop. I have a Imac that is connected to the wireless. When I got a new cable modem it wasn't secure. I got the info on who to make it secure but I then couldn't log on to the wireless. I have tried every thing I could think of to get it hooked up but to no avail. The laptop recognizes the laptop but I can't open up to the internet.

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Start afresh, normally you will be able to find a hardware reset button on your router, it depends upon the make / model but the idea normally is locate the reset button press it down while the unit is powered off, keeping the button depressed power back on the router and keep the button pressed for up to a minute.
start with 10 seconds then work your way up in 10 second intervals.

you will know if it has worked by checking your computer and seeing if the SSID you entered changes back to the factory default one.

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