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Used laptop, no directions

Mom bought, came with outlet plug that's it. How do I get on internet, How do I install anything on it if I can't hook it up. HELP

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  • pudgge Jan 14, 2009

    I do have windows on it.

  • DEKR
    DEKR May 11, 2010

    Do you have windows installed on it

    and is wireless

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If you have wireless there should be an icon in your taskbar usually looks like a small tv
right click open view wireless connections if you see any connections on that page highlight then at bottom click connect
If you do not see any connections or says none are available on the same page left side you'll see refresh network list you may need to do this a few times
once there is a connection on the page highlight one of them and click connect.
Please let me know if this helped

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