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Connect to home isp with work laptop

Last Modified: 2016-11-23
I am working from home today and have my work laptop.  It is an older Dell Laptop that does not have integrated wireless...I use a plug in card, which I don't have.  It has Windows XP loaded.

I can sign into the computer locally, but I cannot get on the internet even when plugged into the ethernet port with an ethernet cable from my home router.  I usually use this network cable with a home desktop for internet access so I know the cable and connection are good.

However, when I plug it into the laptop and try to navigate out using the browser, I can't get anywhere.

It seems to me I have done this with other laptops.... what am I missing?

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