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Broadband working on home PC but wireless not working on laptop

Home computer is connected to the internet without difficulty. But when attempting to connect via wifi enabled laptop a comment box is coming up " there may be a problem with your domain name server"
There is obviously no problem with the broadband connection as the home computer is accessing the internet without difficulty which leads me to believe it is a problem with our wireless router.

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Check the settings of your wireless router

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