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  • markkibort Mar 07, 2009

    wireless router doesnt work. no connectivity. computer shows that there is not enough signal strength and this just started happening for no reason. my other computer shows the same issue, so it is the wireless router. wired works fine. whats up?? router bad after 3 years?

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