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Laptop not connectiong to wireless network

I have a 2Wire router and use DSL on my desktop. I run the laptop via the wireless connection. I tried to use the internet on the laptop today and it says no available wireless connections in area. Usually it can pick up other connections in addition to our own. I'm not sure if the Wireless light on the router isn't on because the connection isn't being used or that its not working. I have a 2wire868 and can not connect. I use bellsouth for dsl. The network worked great until last week. I think I need to recover the secutity key, but have no idea how.

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Connect the Laptop to the router with ethernet cable
Verify the wireless LAN

  • Open a browser and type http://gateway.2wire.net; the Home page opens.
  • Click the Home Network tab.
  • Verify the wireless status located on the right panel (Status at a Glance) is Disabled.
  • When the status is disabled, then enable the wireless LAN .

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