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My local area network will not recognize my new laptop

Linksys wireless-G router Asus laptop Vista OS. LAN will not recognize my laptop. Laptop can get on the internet and it sees the computers on the LAN. Other computers cannot see the laptop however.

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You will find that the laptop has it;s firewall turned on. Temporarily disable it (assuming that your router firewall is enabled) and it will work.

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