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Just set up my g broadband router. Unable to connect to internet

Just set up my g broadband router. Have two laptops. One is working fine (able to get on internet) but my other work laptop has no internet access. Error reads "wireless network connection, limited or no connectivity". Please help.

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    Chris Hingee May 11, 2010

    Sometimes the laptop does not an IP address from the wireless router. In cases like this you get a error message "..... limited or no connection" To establish connection again, right click on the wireless icon on the Task Bar and click on Repair and the wireless card will switch off and back on and then get a new IP address from the wireless router.

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Your laptop may not support g wireless. Change the wireless to broadcast B and G

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