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Acquring network conections

im havin trouble conecting to my netgear router with my laptop. once connected it says acquring network connections and also asks for WEP address. please HELP ASAP.

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Re: acquring network conections

Do you know who set up your router im guessing its not you as you dont have your wep key if you do have it its easy if you dont you need to connect to your router with a cable to get the wep key once done you mat need to set up your ip address on your laptop it should be with a sub mask of and a default gateway of and a primary dns server of

any more help just ask

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