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I am setting up my 3rd computer on my wireless network, i have had it all running well at another house with 3 computers. i have the main one with the modem set up and working and right now i am on my laptop which is connected aswell. the 3rd one cant seem to find any networks

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If was working at another house, your settings are most likely correct. try checking the distance of your computer to the router. you may move the antenna or try changing the channel on your router.

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