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Cant get online

It does the scan but comes bak with cannot find servers message....im using a normal wired modem, not wireless When trying to access mysoftware I get the error message that the web site cannot be located

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  • workhard Mar 21, 2009

    i use a wireless router, linksys, which is connected to my desktop. my laptop says 'cannot find server'

  • Josh Marquez May 11, 2010

    Is your laptop plugged into a AC Adapter? Some laptops disable the internal network card when they are unplugged in order to save on power consumption.

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