Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



647 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6

Trusted

Topic # 88621 19-Aug-2011 14:12 Send private message

Afternoon all,

My spanky new phone arrived today and after updating it i went into Uni. When i tried to connect to the "UC Wireless" network with my username and password (the correct ones) it game me an error message

"Network Unreachable" or something similar.

These are the settings for WinXP

http://www.it.canterbury.ac.nz/web/wireless/winxp.shtml

Is there a way to access an advanced Wi-Fi menu on the phone? i Couldn't find a way to enter in specific details, it looked like it just tried to pull all the information off the network itself and failed.

Cheers,

Chris 




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop - Windows 8 Professional (x64)
HTC 8S: Windows Phone 8
Nexus 7 - Android 4.2.2
EVE Online: Crucias Soulrender
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005

Create new topic
752 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 17


  Reply # 509004 19-Aug-2011 14:17 Send private message

Read a review mentioning the reviewer unable to connect to their wifi network but it eventually worked by itself or something eventually

Cant find the review link sorry

edit: found it; check out the linked page and the connectivity page
http://www.techradar.com/reviews/phones/mobile-phones/htc-7-trophy-900357/review?artc_pg=6 

3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 92

Trusted

  Reply # 509008 19-Aug-2011 14:20 Send private message

What is the exact error?






647 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6

Trusted

  Reply # 509027 19-Aug-2011 14:42 Send private message

I'll need to go back into uni on Monday but there wasn't an error code. It just said connection unsuccessful.

Interesting review maybe next time i should scream it it 




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop - Windows 8 Professional (x64)
HTC 8S: Windows Phone 8
Nexus 7 - Android 4.2.2
EVE Online: Crucias Soulrender
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005



647 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6

Trusted

  Reply # 509634 21-Aug-2011 16:34 Send private message

Alright more information.

Connection unsuccessful: Cannot reach wireless network

More network information:

UCWireless: WPa2 Ent - includes certificate*
UCInsecure: Hidden SSID **

* - http://www.icts.canterbury.ac.nz/web/wireless/ucwireless.shtml

** -  According to Microsoft they deemed hidden networks a security risk and blocked them

Anyone got any idea whats going on? When i Google the problem i get conflicting results, some saying it wont work, some saying it will.
 




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop - Windows 8 Professional (x64)
HTC 8S: Windows Phone 8
Nexus 7 - Android 4.2.2
EVE Online: Crucias Soulrender
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005

3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 92

Trusted

  Reply # 509635 21-Aug-2011 16:38 Send private message

in the HTC WP7 marketplace they have an app for hidden SSID's. Can you install that, manually enter the wifi info and see if it connects.






647 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6

Trusted

  Reply # 509638 21-Aug-2011 16:48 Send private message

I cannot find it, what is it called?




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop - Windows 8 Professional (x64)
HTC 8S: Windows Phone 8
Nexus 7 - Android 4.2.2
EVE Online: Crucias Soulrender
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005

3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 92

Trusted

  Reply # 509639 21-Aug-2011 16:54 Send private message

http://wmpoweruser.com/htc-solves-hidden-wifi-problem-with-custom-app/

link at the bottom of the article to find the app. Mango RTM is also adding support for hidden SSID's.






647 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6

Trusted

  Reply # 509642 21-Aug-2011 17:02 Send private message

i cannot purchase it for some reason, it must be incompatible with my device :(




Homebuilt High Performance Desktop - Windows 8 Professional (x64)
HTC 8S: Windows Phone 8
Nexus 7 - Android 4.2.2
EVE Online: Crucias Soulrender
PSN: CruciasNZ
Steam: Lienhart2005

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by joker97 on 20-Sep-2014 11:54 (405 replies)
Pages... 25 26 27


Festival of Democracy
Created by gzt, last reply by Geektastic on 21-Sep-2014 23:11 (117 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by SaltyNZ on 18-Sep-2014 09:20 (126 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Predict E(l)ection 2014 & win
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by Geektastic on 21-Sep-2014 23:07 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


IOS8 - Network Load
Created by FireEngine, last reply by raytaylor on 20-Sep-2014 16:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Computer Lounge's Zen Radical
Created by JayADee, last reply by JayADee on 19-Sep-2014 14:51 (15 replies)

Maybe some politicians should go back to school?
Created by jarledb, last reply by DarthKermit on 18-Sep-2014 18:27 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Capital gain tax on property vs other investments.
Created by rayonline, last reply by mattwnz on 21-Sep-2014 23:46 (14 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.