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I just purchased this system used, but only a few months old. I currently have Linksys wireless router and the AT&T module (plugs in the side of the computer at times). My other laptop works fine on the wifi. I cannot get this new computer to connect to the internet. I have installed the AT&T module and chose the linksys network, but nothing. Any ideas how to get it to work? It is a compaq presario V3000

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  • beamkim Dec 18, 2008

    Thank you for the response, we got it working last night finally. It was user error on my part, just didn't know what I was doing! Merry Christmas

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Trying cloning the mac address some isp's have started blocking home networks by requiring only one mac address the option to clone it should be in your routers wireless settings.

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