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I can only connect to router with ethernet cable and not wirelessly on one laptop and a PC but can with another laptop

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If i have understood u correctly u have 2 laptops n 1 desktop.1 laptop going online.desktop and other laptop not connecting.As u r able to connect laptop wirelessly to ur router,u have configured ur router ie created a wireless n/w with network name and password(if its secured connection).You are not able to connect may be bcos u have not scan for the network in your desktop and other laptop so scan and connect to the network .If u want me to guide through scanning steps im ready to help u.

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