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Can not get on internet

Wireless light is on lan says unplugged and when i enable it it autmatically goes back to being unpugged.

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Re: can not get on internet

My laptop keeps telling me that i have an unplugged wire for the internet, I have never had a wire for my internet. I get a great connection, I just dont know how else to log on.

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Re: can not get on internet

Which are you using, wireless internet or wired?

If your using wireless then:
Goto Control Panels via start menu
Double Click on network Connections
Right Click the LAN and choose Properties
On the bottom you see the "Show icon notification ..." make sure that is unchecked.

Close out and your good. no more notification.

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