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Desktop not staying connected to the internet

The desktop is a year old. the laptop is 2year's old. we use vista, yes
we a wireless password.
what can we do. thanks skip

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  • mhopkins704 Mar 17, 2009

    desktop not staying connected to the internet. Called the internet company and they came out and tested. Called Dell and they want me to buy a warrenty before they can help... have had the computer a little over a month and have not been able to use it.

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Try unploging the eternet and pluging it back in and try restarting the computer.

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