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I have a desktop with a wireless router which my son uses when he is at home, I have just bought a new laptop and cannot get it to connect at all

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I had the same problem with my laptop, and surprsingly I switched the wires differently than what the steps told me to do (I have linksys, I dont know what you use) and it worked. check the little wireless symbol on your bar at the bottom of your screen and rightclick on it. click on 'network and sharing center) and there should be a diagram showing teh connection from the internet to your wireless router to your laptop. usually there is a bright red X where the connection is a problem. if you switch the ethernet and other wires between your router and your modem, this will tell you if there is a problem. hope this helps!

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