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Router set up on desktop but can't find the wireless network on my laptop

I have a belkin wireless router f5d7231-7. i can see the wireless network connection on my laptop but can't connect. when i view available wireless networks, there is nothing there. i can't figure out what's going on.

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Did you check if your SSID is broadcasted? If not, you won't see it in "Available Networks".
Check your wireless settings on your laptop:

  1. Double-click the little wireless icon in the tray bar. (If you don't have the icon displayed, you have to go to start -> Control Panel -> Network Connections and Double-click your wireless connection there)
  2. Go to Properties
  3. Choose the tab Wireless Networks
  4. Double-click on your network from the list
  5. Make sure the box Connect even if this network is not broadcasting is checked.
  6. Click OK until all the windows are closed.
If you have any more questions or this did not fix the problem, just come back here and leave a comment. Then we look into your router. Let me know - I'm happy to help.

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