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Cant get my router to for my laptop

My router works for my desktop not for my laptop i have vista for my laptop when i try to add another computer it wont let me it say internet connection

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  • trish3270 Mar 11, 2009

    wrt160n

  • trish3270 Mar 14, 2009

    well i did what you told and it does not work

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    lord_loki May 11, 2010

    What router is it?

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Make sure you have wireless enabled on your router and on the laptop. For the router, on your desktop open a web browser. Type in 192.168.1.1 in the address bar. The default user name is blank and the password is admin. This will log you into your router. Once logged on, click on the wireless tab. Make sure that wireless is enabled and you have an SSID (also known as a Network ID). Also, make sure SSID broadcast is enabled. When this info is verified and set up you can close the web browser.

Now move to the laptop. Click once on the network icon on the taskbar (the 2 computer monitors by the clock). Select "Connect or disconnect..." When the window comes up, select your wireless connection.

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