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Main computer hooked up but laptop isn'y

Laptop is wifi ready but it won't allow internet excess even though it shows 5 bars, main computer hooked up with wireless linksys and everything went well, but our laptop.

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  • donna6474 May 27, 2008

    Just got new Westell 327W, and connected to my desktop, but can't get my wireless network set up on my comapq laptop to work. The laptop is one year old, has windows vista. Please help.

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Right-click on the network icon is the sys tray (bottom right) and select Repair..." Also make sure your laptop wireless card has broacasting set to on (usually Alt-F1 or F2 will turn on/off).

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