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I have desk top and a laptop my desk top gets the internet just fine but i can not connect to the internet on laptop

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If the two computer are networked, you will have to set the desktop tp share its internet connection across a network

Vista: open control panel, select network and sharing centre, on right hand side of window select "manage network connections" RIGHT click on "local Area connection", then select the sharing tab and enable it to be shared. restart both systems

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Is the Ethernet cable plugged into the laptop too? Are you on a router or switch?

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