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I have a Dell Studio 1537 laptop and a Netgear WPN824 Wireless Router, and I have had no success getting the wireless connection established - can anybody help? Thank you!

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  • tjcostel Jun 22, 2009

    Thank you very much for the help - here's what I'm getting... the laptop is detecting the network, and I am attempting to connect, but I am getting the message that Windows is not receiving any response from the wireless router or access point. I have the security type matched up and put in the key, but something seems to be off. Any ideas? Thanks...

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Try to manually add a network on your laptop, disable any firewall as well. If you can connect, try to change the wireless channel on your router

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