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We have a 2wire wireless modem responding to two laptops. my wife can get on line but I cannot. is it possible that I have the wiring wrong? RJ

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You should only need one wireless router for multiple laptops, I have 1 router and I connect to the internet through my laptop, PS3, and my xbox 360 at the same time. Try going to the start menu, then to control panel and find "network and connections", you should find it pops up with a window and you should see a button that says "connect to a network" click that and see if you can find the router you are looking for. You can also right click the two computer icons (1 icon with 2 computers on top of each other) If you are not connected it will have a red "X" through it, if you are connected but there is a problem with your network (IE not connected to the internet, security settings don't match the router) you'll see a small yellow upside-down yield sign with an "!" in it. Right click and open "connect to a network", try to find the name of your router and try to connect to it, try both routers. If this doesn't fix your problem, reply to this thread with a comment that tells us what you found out while doing these steps. If you are connected to the internet you will see the two computers will be blue, probably with a blue "world" next to them (meaning you are connected to the "world" wide web. Good luck and don't forget to rate. Thank you.

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