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Bell Sympatico router connection but no outside connection

I am setting up another computer to my home network system and the second computer is receiving the BELL router and says it is connected but Explorer will not connect.

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Check with this tip.
be sure to use same security protocol on your pc as in bell router (WEP/WPA) and of course same Key/Passphrase).
If you don't have access to Bell Router as administrator (and you cannot retrieve it or reset) contact Bell Sympatico.

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