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Unable to connect to the Internet

Purchased a new router, D-Link 615R. Main Desktop computer is reading the connection fine. PS3 was able to connect via wireless fine as well. Laptop was reading the connection but could not bring up websites. D-Link could not figure out the problem. Returned the router and switched back to the old one, which is D-link as well but it is wireless G. Now the laptop is not connecting to that router either. It does not even read the wireless connection. Before the new router came into the picture everything was working perfectly.

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Check to see if your wireless card is displayed under “Network Adaptors” in “Device Manager”. You can access the "Device Manager" by going to the 'Control Panel", "Administrative Tools", "Computer Management" and select "Device Manager" located in the left side column. If it is detected and there are no alerts or errors, try uninstalling the wi-fi card, reboot the laptop and reinstall the drivers.



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