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My wifi got disconnected along with my dell control point and I can not get on the internet on my laptop and my linksys router has the blue lights going but I can not hook up my laptop to it and I can not get my linksys disc to run on my lap top.

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Make sure that your computer is able to go online through the modem.
If your computer is not able to go online through the modem then you will need to call ISP first.
If your computer is able to go online through the modem
then you need to connect the computer to the router and the modem to the router.
open the set up page of the router and change the settings of the router according to the ISP.

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http://www.daileyint.com/hmdpc/laptop/wireless.gif


If you continue to have problem..indicate at what point in the flowchart it is getting stuck

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If you continue to have problem..indicate at what point in the flowchart it is getting stuck

If this was helpful, please indicate so, if not -comment back so we can dig further to resolve this

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http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Product_C1&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1115416939789&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=3978991233B01
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