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Router wireless my wirerless router will not work on my lap top[ my lap top works at all hot spots

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Do you have the router setup to provide either WEP or WPA encryption? If so, you will need to provide that Encryption key (think password) for your SSID (the wireless network you connect to).

If you then can connect to the router, but still can't get on the Net, you may need to go into the Advanced settings of that particular wireless network (Windows XP - open Available Wireless Networks, and click on the last item on the left Advanced Settings - then click on the 2nd tab - Wireless Networks - pick your network in the box at the bottom, and change one setting from "Open" to "Shared". You should then be able to connect properly.

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  2. if yes, it's possible that the router has the wireless functions turned off, or is set to not broadcast it's SSID (network name). Check these settings, or just press and hold the reset button until the power led goes out. After resetting the router to factory settings, it should broadcast the name "Linksys'. If still no good, it's likely that you have a defective router.
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