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Amonester Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-13-09 12:55 PM
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17. My laptop's integrated wi-fi circuitry "failed" this week...
it's a (now "old", by today's 'waste-market' standards) HP (made in Taiwan, or nearby) crap of about 3 years old now.

So instead of having to pay (how much? $100?), I just bought a new USB (external) Wi-Fi plug-in device ("on discount") for 19.99 (+tx) and voila. A little tricky to install but, after inserting the mini-CD and let the OS load its drivers, all it needed was the WEP key, and that was it.

I can't afford purchasing a new laptop yet, so I'll use this (now old!!) crap until I will.
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