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I have internet access on my main router computer but not on my wireless computer

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Have you checked that the wireless network card is "enabled? In addition what model is the wireless computer and does it have internet access if it's connected to the router via a hard wire?

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Probably on your main system you've installed a WEP security code. You'll need to install this same code on the wireless.

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