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Internet I bought a new laptop and I can take it to work and get online with no problem,but I can not get it to connect at home and we have the same server.what am I doing wrong??

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  • Brenda A Nov 11, 2007

    I have air advantage for a wireless server.I have a router hooked up to my desktop,same as at work. and you just click internet explorer and it is connected.



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Well, the connection may come from the same company but the way you connect is probably completely different. First, we have to clarify a couple of things. Do you connect wirelessly or through an ethernet cable (hardwire)? Next, if wireless, do you have a wireless router at home? It's okay to say who your internet service provider (ISP) is. Sometimes, that will also give us a hint about how the connection is supposed to be set up. For example, Comcast offers wireless routers with their service that don't need to be run through a manual configuration. Qwest, on the other hand, has a wireless "bridge" connected to their DSL modems that needs to have settings plugged in to work.

Just let us know a little more and we'll be happy to help.

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