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I have been using a wireless internet connection to browse the web. Recently, my computer has decided that it doesn't want to use the connection. When I bring up my network list, I can see the connection but I am unable to use it. How can I fix this?

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Try to disable the other connection.

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Routers come in many different specifications. For example some are faster then others and some have a larger range then others.
I found this guide linked below which helped me to pick a router, have a read and decide what features you are looking for.

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> very slow in browsing

Brand-name of computer?
Model-number of computer?
Operating System?
Which web-browser (Chrome? Firefox? Safari? Internet Explorer 9?)
What type of Internet connection (office network, dial-up modem, DSL from your telephone-company, fibre-optic from your telephone-company, cable-modem from your cable-modem company)?
What speed does your ISP (Internet Service Provider) promise? (1.5Mbits/second, 5.0 Mbits/second, 100 Mbits/second)
How much RAM in your computer?
Which CPU (AMD? Intel? Pentium 4?)
Which web-sites are "slow" ('www.microsoft.com' should be *FAST* and the web-site for your local state/provincial government should also be *FAST*) ?
Your location (India? USA? Iceland?)
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Is your anti-virus software up-to-date?
When's the most-recent "full" virus-scan?
Are you "sharing" your Internet connection with other "wired" and/or "wireless" devices (Xbox? iPod Touch?)? Are those devices "actively" using the Internet?

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