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Laptop will not connect/ reconize firewall

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hey guys.
my neighbors ( leave me alone) have a problem, and he asked me to help. so i thought if give it a shot.
they have a wireless router and 3 or so laptops connecting to it. however one of the laptops since the w.e, will now not recognize the router and hence cant connect to the internet , through Ethernet or wireless, the other computers do.

ive brought the laptop to my house, and tried it with my router, and no go. so it has to be the computer.

edit: i can connect to the wireless network now, but not the internet. ? so it must be windows settings.
and i just reliased i wrote firewall in title woops
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What type of laptop is it?

Is the wireless connection enabled? Sometimes there is a button or switch that enables the connection.
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are the routers running 802.11b, 802.11g, or both?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
What type of laptop is it?

Is the wireless connection enabled? Sometimes there is a button or switch that enables the connection.
yep i can connect to the network now, so its reconiseing the router, but i cant ping it.

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Originally Posted by AKAeric View Post
are the routers running 802.11b, 802.11g, or both?
mine is g, not sure about theres. i think they are both g...
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dw fixed it yay. when i was returning the computer looks like some technition loser was there to fix it, haha stole your business =P. my neighbor told me he was useless anyway
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Good Job Didya get a tip
BTW what was wrong?
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