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No wireless light on modem. No remote access for laptop

I set-up a home computer with Centurytel today and everything works fine on the pc. However, the router is not recognized by my laptop as a wireless connection. Also, the wireless light is not on on the modem/router

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That will actually turn off the wi-fi you need to open an internet browser tyep in 192.168.1.1 to the address bar click on configuration then wireless select enable from the drop down menu and save it should be on and working now

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The wireless side of the router must be disabled. The easiest way to fix that is to do a hard reset of the router. Have a look at the back or base for a "reset" switch ...might be behind a little hole in the case. Press it in for a few seconds and the router should reset to factory. That should re-enable the wireless. If not ...then the router may be faulty.

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