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I have a desktop computer i have internet my boyfriend has a laptop wirerless buit in. why can't he connect to the internet?

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Wireless network adapters require an associated wireless receiver (such as a wireless router or wireless access point) to recieve the radio signals from the adapter and eventually route them to a wire and in you case it would be the wire providing internet services to your desktop computer. If there is no wireless receiver there is no device to convert the radio communications of the wireless adapter and rout those signals to the internet.

I hope this helps.

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what OS are you running and are you sure the laptop came with wireless buit in?


if you have vista goto connect to on the lap top and should bring up wireless options if there is none the more then likely you have no buit in wireless

but you can try to goto device mamger and see if you can find it in the list if yes see if you can update drivers ...

hope this helps you out have a good day

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