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Wireless adapter I have a wireless network service with Sky tv useing a netgear router.I cannot connect to wireless cause i do not know how to configure my built in wireless adapter to Sky.I have an Acer TravelMate 2700 laptop. Can you help Regards Ken

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Assuming Sky doesn't prevent access to non-sky internet services (if they did something crazy like that, it is most likely a Sky specific firmware that was put on the router, which would mean you need to put the Netgear firmware back on), I would say you have something set up wrong.

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