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I have an Encore wireless router, and I have 2 laptop computers. I can only connect with one of my laptops. What do I need to do?

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  • lionel_soto7 Jan 12, 2009

    se conecta a internet la desktop, pero la laptop no; tiene que tener un wireless card compatible con el encore, o sea de la misma marca?

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What are the operating systems on the laptops, and are you sure you have all of the necessary hardware to connect the other laptop to the router. Sometimes routers will not support OS's like windows vista. You may also need a wireless access card for a laptop.

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