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Getting new labtop

I have a desktop with cable modem wired ethernet ,want to know how to connect my labtop wireless,and desktop at same time

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The desktop should have an eathernet port on the back if it does you will need to get an eathernet cable from your loca computer supply store. This cble will be pluged into that port and into one of the eaternet plugs on the router. To conect the laptop there should be a wirless icon on the lowere left side of your screen on the taskbar it may need to be expanded by pushing the arow. You will the right click on that icon and say view wirless networks. It should pop up a list of networks click on the one you own and say conect. It might ask for a WEP password which should be located on the botom of the router or the side. I hope this helps you and look forward on helping you again.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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