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My wifi icon has disappered on my toolbar and wont connect. was okay then i left it and internet connection is gone.

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Hi there

It's important to see if you still have a wireless connection... start finding out in a couple of ways.

Go into Control Panel, Network connections, you should see the Wireless Connection listed.
Then check the status, it may be disabled. If so, right click it and select "Enable".

Also check if the wireless indicators on the laptop show it's on. There may be a switch on the laptop which turns on the wireless card.

Lastly, check if there's a problem with the wireless card:
In Control Panel, select Performance and Maintenance, then System. Select the "Hardware" tab, then open Device Manager. If there's a problem with the wireless card there will be an exclamation mark by it. If so you may need to reinstall the wireless card.

If you want more help please tell me the make and model of the laptop.

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In Belkin f5d7234-4 v1(only version 1) router, do not disable "WiFi protected setup" learn more about wps
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In that case you can add the wireless network manually in the computer.Still if it says error message as "windows cannot connect",then follow these steps according to your operating system.

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WINDOWS 7:
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Control Panel>Network and Internet (Network and Sharing Center)>On your left hand side Click on Change Adapter Settings>Right Click on Wireless Network Connection icon>Click on Properties>authentication tab>uncheck IEEE authentication

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