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I have a gate way m3 series and I have lost the ability to get my interner connection through wireless

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  • bronzehype May 11, 2010

    can you provide more details? Did you previously have the ability to connect? If so, what has changed? New router? Change in set up? Will your computer connect with other wireless networks? Will it work wired directly to your router?

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I just restored it back to the factory settigs after I backed up my files. I did all this through gateway recovery that was already on my laptop in my programs. It is working now

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