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Wireless router, laptop problems

To connect to the router wirelessly using a Windows XP, right click on the wireless network connection icon on the lower right corner of the screen and choose view available wireless networks. Select your existing network and click on the connect button. If you are using Vista, go to network and sharing center of your control panel then select connect to a network. If you still having problems, please provide details of the problem like your Internet service provider and if there are already other computers online with your WRT54G2.

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I am using XP Pro, does that make a difference? My internet provider is Verizon, the only other computer going through my wireless router is my desk top and that is working fine. I connected my router directly to my laptop and the internet worked just fine. I also went to McDonalds by my house that has wi fi and the laptop connected to the internet there

There are two sets of computers down on the right hand corner with red X's across them the first set of computers with a red X says wireless connection 2 wireless connection unavailable, the second set of computers with a red x says Local area Connection a network cable is unplugged.
I checked the network cables twice and even switched them out, they fit tight also my desktop is working fine through the router so I can't have a cable unplugged.

any help would be greatly appreciated
thank you
Gary
tenbrink2@verizon.net

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    Using the WiFi system provided by our building. My 2 laptop computers work well as did my previous Epson. Current EEpson fails to connect to WiFi. Epson printer works fine when using USB cable. Also worked fine when I first set it up on network. Then, for unknown reason, could no longer print via network. Printer printout showed "poor signal strength; failed network connection and need to improve wireless network environment. I had no problems with previous printer: Epson WorkForce-845. Current Epson WF-3540 connected to network initially, but then failed. ALL further attempts to get printer to work have failed. Both printers on the network work fine, but cannot re-connect the Epson. Could it be defective or is the problem with my network? You help is greatly appreciated!

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Try to delete all the prefered networks. Right-Click Wireless Network Connection, View Available Wireless Networks. Click on Change the Order of Prefered Networks. Remove all prefered networks there and click OK. Now try to View the available wireless networks again, reconnect to your own wireless network and see if it connects fine. Post your feedback.

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