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I have a new laptop that i am trying to connect to a wireless connection. I have a speedtouch modem which has a dsl line

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Your modem must first have wireless capability. If not, you need to buy a wireless router which you need to connect to the modem. Once you've done that, you can actually call the manufacturer of the router so they can walk you through setting up the wireless connection.

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