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Hi ! I have IBM 2684 ,i did install factory setting ,what do i need to do ,cant connect to internet ,the lan settings is on automatic detect settings ?

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Hi hansvil

I think you have a internet connection maybe that require a Password and username. You can get them at you internet provider :O)

You can find the connections here :
Start- Control Panel- internet connections
You can edit the connections from there

Hope that helps
IF NOT then return here

Have a nice day

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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