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Cannot connect to wifi

For some reason my labtop will not connect to our house's wi-fi. To make sure it wasnt either the internet or computer, I checked to see if it could get a wired connection. It can. It is picking up our signal and that of my neighbors across the street, however ever time I click on "Connect" it says something of "renewing IP address". Then an error box with IP address could not be renewed. I feel like there is no end. Any help would be appreciated!

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  • Wesley Gardner
    Wesley Gardner May 11, 2010

    1. what operating system are you running?

    2. laptop model?

    3. any other devices running off wifi currently?

    4. router name and model?

    5. have you configured your wireless setup on the router?

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