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My recently added laptop is connected to my wireless router but can not access the internet...thanks

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Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults, type: netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults, type: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reboot the machine.

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