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Hi, I have an old acer laptop and my wife communicates with me on it using broadband and a router with a usb pick up. I have returned home and have a new acer laptop with wireless LAN already installed. It has a Wireless LAN Disabled / Enabled switch on it. When I connect this new laptop tp our broadband with the cable we get internet fine, but we cannot seem to get the internet through wireless. This new laptop has been used before for wireless while I was away so it is set up okay for it. Please help, Thankyou Gordon

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Youe broadband router is working ok with the broadband cable.So it is configured with the broadband cable.Now,to work with the wireless internet,you have to configured the wi-fi router to work internet.You can see the wi-fi connection but unless & untill you will configure wi-fi router it must not work or if before it was working with the wi-fi then you can check the wi-fi router setting because it might change by mistake.Surely it will work after configurating wi-fi router.

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