Wireless internet connection

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steph - Feb 25, 2009 at 06:40 PM
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- Feb 25, 2009 at 06:49 PM
Hello,
I just bought a wireless router, D-Link, and I'm trying to set up wireless internet for my laptop. Why does a wireless router have me connect an ethernet cable from the back of my laptop to the router? I thought I was going to have wireless internet to be able to take the laptop anywhere in the house?

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Feb 25, 2009 at 06:49 PM
This is for security. The router makes you connect by wire to add or change the SSID and password. They ALL work this way. Once you have set-up the router and laptop you can disconnect the cable and use the wireless.
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