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Can connect to internet through modem but not through wifi

What gives? i can't figure this out. i've reset the wifi and unplugged it. tried repairing. tried rebooting. have no idea.

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If thats the case I will assume these things:
- You are seeing the wireless router when you are trying to connect but it still wont let you connect.
OR
- You are NOT seeing the wireless router and want to connect to it.

What you will have to do it go back into the router (hard wired into it) and start over. Make sure you access the wireless setting and ensure the settings are compatible with your wireless laptop. If your laptop is very new then the setting at the bottom will work if your laptop is older then the options like WEP/WAP Personal setting will do. Make sure you write down the settings you used for refrence later.

When you rename the device, wirite it down too!


Ensure you "Apply" all the settings and "Logout."

When you are done, go to "Start," "Control Panel," "Network and Sharing Center," "Set-up a connection or network," "Manually connect to a wireless network," and enter all the information you wrote down!

Let me know if there is anything else you need help with!


-paul

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