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iniial connectivity to new laptop without ethernet inlet

chepopolis
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iniial connectivity to new laptop without ethernet inlet

Have a new dell inspiron 15  7000 series that I want to connect to my new to me used r 8000. The dell has no ethernet port, but has  #2 and #3 usb ports.Any suggestions?

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chepopolis
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Re: iniial connectivity to new laptop without ethernet inlet

 This is added info on my Question. I have been using my r 7000 current router on this laptop.My son gave me this R 8000 router when he upgraded to the new orbi.I have had issues with reconnecting my new dell to my current r 7000 router after shutting down this  dell. when i install this r 8000 I want to cure this proplem in the process.

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JamesGL
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Re: iniial connectivity to new laptop without ethernet inlet

Hi chepopolis,

 

1. Have you configure the R8000 already?

2. What are the lights on the front panel of the router?

3. Can you connect to the R8000 wireless network? If not, what is the error message?

 

JamesGL

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