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  #1262142 19-Mar-2015 09:36
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I see it as a 'free' connection because I have one Router for my modem & want another connection off it for the laptop.

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  #1262154 19-Mar-2015 09:51
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Fern: I see it as a 'free' connection because I have one Router for my modem & want another connection off it for the laptop.



I have one pc here at my place my partner has her lap top and a tablet , we have numerous phones , all connected on the one spark account .

The laptop and tablet and phones are all via wifi , and my pc is via ethernet



You do not need a separate account for each item connected in your home



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  #1262191 19-Mar-2015 10:20
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Fern: I see it as a 'free' connection because I have one Router for my modem & want another connection off it for the laptop.


What do you mean by "I have one Router for my modem"? The modem supplied by Spark has the router built in. You shouldn't need a separate router.

To connect your laptop to the internet, you only need to connect it wirelessly or via a cable to the modem already connected to the internet. You do not need a separate device.

There is confusion over what equipment you actually have connected and working already.




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  #1262391 19-Mar-2015 13:20
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I have not said that Spark supplied my modem.They didn't.

MarlinNZ, is onto it, thanks.

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  #1262396 19-Mar-2015 13:31
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Okay, if you have your main computer already internet connected and working, then all you need to do on your laptop is search for that network name in the wireless settings, choose to connect to it and enter the password for it when prompted. Then you should be up and running. You can have as many devices as you like running off one internet connection, and Spark will charge you once for the user account you have with them. 




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  #1263488 19-Mar-2015 15:31
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Fern: I have not said that Spark supplied my modem.They didn't.

MarlinNZ, is onto it, thanks.


well no one would know as you haven't provided a scrap of information

How about you actullay post up some useful information?

like:
who is your internet connection through
where did you get your modem from
what internet plan are you on
how is your modem connected to other devices
what are you trying to do with your laptop
what do you want the end result to be

we cant read your mind

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  #1263842 20-Mar-2015 09:16
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Littleheaven is on to it, obviously not enough detail for you to understand, never mind you will learn more as you go along.

 
 
 
 


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  #1263845 20-Mar-2015 09:20
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Fern if your attitude doesn't change, no one is going to help you. To be honest, most people here have given you correct advice. It is your lack of understanding of the technology and terminology that has meant you haven't understood this. Insults will get you nowhere. 




Keep calm, and carry on posting.


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  #1263850 20-Mar-2015 09:40
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I think we're going to need a diagram of how youre setup and then explain what it is youre trying to do.

From what Ive read so far, sounds like you just need to connect a wireless computer to a new wifi router.
If this is correct, then LittleHeaven is correct - enable wifi on  your computer and search for the wifi connection from the router - but being a new router, it might not have Wifi on by default, so you would need to log into it to enable it.





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  #1263854 20-Mar-2015 09:48
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If the PC / Laptop does not have WiFi then you will need a WiFi USB dongle

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  #1263863 20-Mar-2015 10:02
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It would appear from the OP's last comment that the problem is sorted. I'm locking this thread. Should the OP wish to provide more information and ask further questions, they can send me a PM and ask for the thread to be unlocked.




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