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Help!! My roommate moved out and gave me a Motorola wireless router....we used this one before...but it was set up in his computer. I since have plugged in the router...connected everything correctly, but it doesn't show up in my list of networks. If I plug into the router, and the router is connected to the will connect me as if i was directly plugged into the modem....what do I have to do to fix I can can use it wirelessly?

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Re: Help!!

Make sure your wireless on the laptop has the word motorola in the connection/.configuation set up,, right click wireless icon to find config info..,,the ssid name should be the motorola name.

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