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I am trying to get my laptop to connect to the internet, I've got my router all setup just fine. The laptop shows my network on the available networks. But once I click to connect it says it cannot do so. I've got the Acer Aspire 5735/5735Z/5335 series with the Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network adapter, running Windows Vista. What can I do?

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  • msthenson Mar 08, 2009

    You do not seem to understand. The router is working fine or else I wouldnt be able to be on this page. I am on my desk top computer now. The problem I am having is from my laptop. It doesn't connect to the router wirelessly. It says that it cannot get access point from the router.

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This happened to me once. you may try making sure that the internet you are using is connected correctly, if you have a desktop connected to the same router, than make sure the internet is working, and that ou internet provider isnt screwing up. thats how i fixed it. good luck...

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