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Won't connect to AT&T DSL service

I can not connect to AT&T motorola DSL service. AT&T and the screen is saying that the computer is not connected to the internet system. I think it also said that this computer is not set up for wireless internet service. I have the internet system working with my laptop. Why won't it connect to the AT&T DSL? Do I need to get a wireless program or something?

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  • camdahumble Jan 23, 2009

    I have the same problem but I do have the ethernet cable running to the computer. My laptops still connect to my wireless network.

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Most desktop computers do not come standard with wireless connectivity, and the 530s is no exception. To connect to the internet, you will need either an ethernet cable to run between the computer and the DSL box, or a wireless card, which can be installed inside your computer, allowing you to access wireless networks.

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