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How do i change the channel on my router

I have a desktop computer that is working just fine. When i connect to the internet with my laptop via the wireless router, my laptop is moving slow. The cable guy who i get my net service from said that i probably need to change the channel that my router is on from 2 to 11. Could someone please tell me how?

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Put in the disc again and run the installation and when it asked me to run the installation it asked me what channel I wanted it on but the default was 11 so I kept it there, just try to set it up again

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