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How do i connect to wireless internet on my a210 laptop?

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Hi Junellespear;

I assume that your laptop is wifi ready,
This is for XP;
did you see an icon on your lower right corner that looks like a pc that has signal wave? if you do, right click on it and select view existing wireless network, and from there, choose and click connect,

if you have that but you are not able to connect, go to run and type in "services.msc" without quotes and from there scroll down and look for wireless zero config, right click on it and select start.

in order to further assist you, tell me some steps that youve tried. :)

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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