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I know there was an old thread with a similar problem, but that thread is closed and the answers didn't work for me. i am using an HP compaq 8710p, with windows xp. I moved to a new house so am using a new wireless for the first time. My laptop detects the wireless (and other wireless connections nearby) but will not connect. My iphone is connected to the wireless, and the wired connection to my laptop is fine. So the problem is my laptop.When I try to renew ip this is the message I get;

C:Documents and Settingsuser>ipconfig/release
Windows IP Configuration
No operation can be performed on Wireless Network Connection 4 while it has its
media disconnected.
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 3:

[code]....

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[code]...

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
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[code]....

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