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Usually you check the wireless router 's ip address witch is im most ways in the http;//192.168 way , it should also be in the manual. The manual is also needed to gain access most it is typed by admin (as user name) and ******* as pasword.

sometimes (more often as you might think) people seldomly change the default password . if you are in the menu of the router go to secrutiy tab and check the settings or set them , do not forget to save and write down the settings how they where and how the are now

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sometimes you need to turn on the modem first then turn the router on after a little while to sort the ip address out before trying to connect the other pc, in the first instance.

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