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SBG900 Wireless not detected

HI there,
I've recently set up my SBG900 (thanks Papa Chan!). I can connect now to the internet with the ethernet cable and it works fine. But: Even though the wireless light on the modem is on, my computer can't see the wireless network. I have a netgear wireless USB thing, that I have installed, but still no wireless network visible. Can anyone help me? Thanks in advance! Tom

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    I have the same problem. I can connect using the ethernet cable but my HP DV6000 does not pick up the wireless signal.

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See the other post. Change the "channel" on the online settings and that should work.

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