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On your post "WILL CONNECT TO WIRELESS BUT NO INTERNET OPTIONS" this would be a configuration/settings issue more to do with TCP/IP. Pls post back what modem and your ISP (provider).

On "ONLY ON LAPTOP WILL WORK AT A TIME", do you mean you would want to use the Internet on more than one computer? If yes, then you would need a router to share the internet connection.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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