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My Dell stopped working wirelessly with my linksys router. I bought a new E1000 linksys and it still won't work with it. I have an old HP laptop that works with the routers. When I take the Dell to the club house where I live or to my boyfriends work, it will work with their wireless routers. I've also tried a Netgear and it still won't work. I've also tried to connect to an unsecured network at my home and the Dell won't do it. However the HP will work with any unsecured networks in my home.

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First make sure your home router configured properly.
For that Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link.
http://192.168.0.1
or
http://192.168.1.1
If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it.
Then it ask for user name and password.
Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank.
Then you can see configuration page of router.
Click on WAN settings and set those settings as your internet service provider settings.
Enable DHCP if you want to get ip from router.
Click on wireless settings enable wireless then enable WEP Security then add WEP code .It is your password to connect wi fi.Then save settings and restart router.
Then you can connect your wi fi network with that code.
If still same issue then uninstall wifi driver and reinstall it.
Click here

Click on above link and download wireless network adapter driver for your model then install.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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