Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook ?

Start>Run>now what? Usually under Start, if I select 'Run' a small rectangular box appears. It says Open:___ Then there is a white box. Every time I did this there was something already written in this box. I never noticed what it was. I would just push okay and a screen would appear that listed a bunch of programs (?) running. I'd scroll down till I saw 'wireless internet'. After selecting this a grey box appeared and said that my wireless was stopped. I'd then push a button saying 'start'. Thi


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The run box can be used for several things like getting to DOS or running programs directly from it. Without knowing the name of your program I cannot tell you what was in the box. However, that is ok because that is normally how you start your wireless anyway. You did not mention what operating system you are using (vista vs xp) but it is almost the same process and if you get stuck just reply and it will come directly to me. Click on start>control panel>network connections then right-click on your wireless network connection and it will bring up a either a list of networks (some of those are your neighbors) or your network. Click on connect and you should connect immediately. Be aware that sometimes you will connect to other unsecure networks with a low signal if they are any available. That may be why you are getting a low connect rate. You need to check it each time to ensure it is yours that you are connecting to. Once connected you will see an icon in your lower right taskbar. You can click on that anytime to make sure you are connected to yours. If you have any questions let me know.

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SHOULD NEVER NEED TO GOT TO START RUN to access your wireless
\015\012check control panel network connections if your connection shows right click if you see Enable click it
\015\012if you do not see enable then click REPAIR
\015\012let me know if this helped
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\015\012last time you clicked run did you hit the arrow to see if it has just moved down
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