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Dell Latitiude D 610 unable to connect to internet

I have a linksys router. i have tried using the cable for the internet and tried to set up a wireless. when i go to network connections it wont let me browse wireless connections. it won't even let me bring it up. :(
im very stressed. anyhelp would be appreciated.

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    Chris Hingee May 11, 2010

    Have you installed the driver for the wireless card?

    Check the Device Manager to see if the wireless LAN card driver is installed and is enabled.

    If the wireless lan card is OK, has it been configured with the router's setup info?

    Is the wireless function on the Linksys been setup, ie encryption, etc?

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When the network-cable from your computer is connected to the Cisco LinkSys router, click START -> RUN -> 'cmd'
and press ENTER.
Enter 'ipconfig' and press ENTER.
Look for a line like:
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.20.30.40

Open Internet Explorer, and enter: http://10.20.30.40
to connect to the web-server "inside" the Linksys router.
Enter the router's password (probably still 'admin'),
and you can then configure the "wireless" settings inside the router.

Once configured, you can disconnect the network-cable,
and start using the wireless-adapter _inside_ your computer.

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