wireless router

  andrecrosby 15:39 23 Jan 2012
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hello all just thinking can u help me out like i say just got a new laptop i also have from cable a d-link wireless router which i have had last 2 years but never used it y i got the laptop was 4 my mother 2 use now and then because she has showed an interest on the net and that's y i got one now the problem i have is it wont connect 2 the net the router is d-link dir-615 so thinking should i go out and buy a new router as i,v been reading there not so good + i,m not very good with these things the simper the better 4 me + my mum lives next door 2 me which is handy so i need something with a bit of range i do have a budget i go up 2 £50/65 pounds thank u very much andy

  Ibanez2010 16:10 23 Jan 2012

Are you sure you have set the router up correctly? And the latop needs to be properly setup to connect to the router too.

  Woolwell 18:16 23 Jan 2012
  andrecrosby 20:09 23 Jan 2012

hello and thank u 4 the reply if i go from the start i took out the laptop from the box then turn it on and it was setting its self up and we came 2 the part wher its says do u wont wireless or cable i/e hard wire 2 the net i enter,d wireless then it wont,s the cd i put the cd in i could see it was seting it self up then it wont,s wireless encryption key dun all that then it went on seting up windows 7 then at the end in networks i could see my name on the network but it would not go on the net then it was asking 4 pin number or pass words i put them in but still would not go on the net

  Woolwell 20:33 23 Jan 2012

Basic question is the wireless turned on on the laptop?

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