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I have installed my Range Plus Router and I am trying to add my wireless laptop to the system and connect my printer to the laptop I am lost

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  • Dennis H May 11, 2010

    Did you install the router using the install disk from a connected machine in the home? if so ,does the wireless connection SSID name show up on the laptop as avalible wireles connection. need more info

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Hey,

its a pretty complicated process, I'm sure one of our experts could guide you on a live chat session.

but basicly, you need to connect the laptop to the same network as the others are connected to, have a look at the settings from the computer that is already connected to the wireless network and then use the same settings on the laptop, network name etc.


The printer.. it debends.

I'm sure one of our experts can assist you in more detail in a live chat session.

You can also contact geeksquad maybe they could come over and set it up for you.

Thanks,
Ekse

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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