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Is it my Wireless or my Neighbor's??

I somehow lost my wireless connection that I named "PRINCESS". Ive been using it for years. After updating my LiveCare One on Window's Vista, my "Princess Network" disappeared. I'm now using the ethrenet cable to get a connection to the modem (which works great).

I can see wireless networks in my condo building...all are secured except one...can I secure this one as mine or could it possibly be a neighbor's ?
How do I tell if the unsecured network named "LINKSYS" is mine?

SOOO LOST,
james

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    Thomas Van Tress May 11, 2010

    Just to make sure I understand your question. You did have a wireless connection/ Network set up from your wireless router, right? That being the case, do you know how to connect to your router using ethernet cable? Let me know and I will walk you through finding out what the name of your network is and how we will go about changing it to something that you can identify quickly.

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Livecare is a bad program an that is your problem

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