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Dell Vostro 1500 Owner's Manual: Setting Up A New Wlan Using A Wireless Router And A Broadband Modem

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If Wireless Network Connection does not appear under LAN or High-Speed
Internet, you may not have a wireless network card.
If Wireless Network Connection appears, you have a wireless network card. To
view detailed information about the wireless network card:
1 Right-click Wireless Network Connection.
2 Click Properties.
The Wireless Network Connection Properties window appears. The
wireless network card's name and model number are listed on the
General tab.
NOTE:
wireless network card.
The Order Confirmation for Your Computer
The order confirmation that you received when you ordered your computer
lists the hardware and software that shipped with your computer.
Setting Up a New WLAN Using a Wireless Router and a Broadband
Modem
1 Contact your Internet service provider (ISP) to obtain specific information
about the connection requirements for your broadband modem.
2 Ensure that you have wired Internet access through your broadband
modem before you attempt to set up a wireless Internet connection (see
"Connecting a Network or Broadband Modem Cable" on page 97).
3 Install any software required for your wireless router. Your wireless router
may have been shipped with installation media. Installation media usually
contains installation and troubleshooting information. Install the required
software according to the instructions provided by the router
manufacturer.
4 Shut down your computer and any other wireless-enabled computers in
the vicinity.
5 Disconnect your broadband modem power cable from the electrical outlet.
6 Disconnect the network cable from the computer and the modem.
7 Disconnect the AC adapter cable from your wireless router to ensure that
there is no power connected to the router.
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Setting Up and Using Networks
If Wireless Network Connection does not appear, you may not have a

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