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Wireless router i have a laptop using window vista. one day i had my linksyswireless-g broadband router model #_____________ working and the next it was gone and my computer keep saying cant' find software.

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Router setup
You do not have to use the cd.
Go to the control panel and un-install the program that the cd installed. then:
Shutdown your PC. Unplug the power from the router and the cable modem.
Wait 30 sec. then plug in the power to the cable modem, wait 30 sec. then plug the power to the router. Wait till you have "Internet" light then restart your PC. The PC should pick up an IP address and you should be able to get on-line. This is if you have a cable service provider. If you have DSL, the router needs to be configured with PPOe.


If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe






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The modern laptop and Wii will be no problem. Windows 98 will work but it can be much trickier to set up.

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Next you need to be able to receive the broadband radio signal on your computers and Wii.To receive the signal you need Wireless LAN Network Adaptors on each device. Network Adaptors also have software, which allows you to install the drivers needed.

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Great fun, you'll love it if you can get it all going.





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