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I have a brand new Acer Inspire 5516, purchased for the wireless function. Have a DSL modem in the same room. Can't get the Acer to work wireless, only with the modem connected. What am I doing wrong? Or what is missing from my equipment? Doesn't seem to be anything wrong with the computer or the server. Internet will come on but doesn't seem to be able to open a page. Your advice.

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You need to have your DSL modem connected to a wireless router. The wireless router will then put your internet connection on the airwaves so your Acers will connect wirelessly to the router then they will be able to access the internet.

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