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I have a landline and i can connect to the internet on my laptop through a cable but i cannot connect to my desktop computer

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Check first if your desktop has a Internet modem. To check, go to Device Manager. You can see if there is a modem in your desktop.
If you have the modem but the problem is still there, make sure your modem driver is updated. To update, go to Device Manager, Right Click to your hardware (modem), then Update.
You can update it through internet or through software (installers).

Posted on May 26, 2011

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Make sure you have set DHCP on your PC's Network card... reboot and you should get a new IP. Now check again

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From my search on it, it is not a wireless router.

This means you need to attach a hub or a wireless router to your cable modem so that more than one computer can connect to the internet simultaneously.

Go out and buy a wireless router. Connect the wireless router to your cable modem.

Connect your desktop to the wireless router with an ethernet cable.

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Once you have signed up with a service provider, they will give you all the information you need to connect to their service.

If this doesn't answer your question sufficiently, please post a comment before giving a negative rating and I'll try to give more help.

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