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Topic # 5878 5-Dec-2005 21:19
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Laptop <> USB <> iMateJam <> GPRS <>Internet

All im tring to do is get internet on my laptop via the mobile phone GPRS :S

Can someone please help with this, I can't find any common sense instructions to get it working, I'm not sure If I use WModem, Active sync, Ive been trying for a day and a bit and am ready to #$@%@#.


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Reply # 24258 5-Dec-2005 21:32
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Well F#$%# me Drunk

I ditched the USB cable and borrowed a bluetooth dongle and followed the instructions on this thread
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?contentid=2642

and it's working :) ...............

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Reply # 24260 5-Dec-2005 21:40
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Ah [moderator edit], It worked once now it gives me the following error

1 second after it connects i get this

Error 734: the PPP link control protocol was terminated

Any ideas whats up here ?

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Reply # 24261 5-Dec-2005 21:43
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If you do a soft reset on your Pocket PC will it work? Is the Bluetooth connection really finished when you start another one?








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Reply # 24262 5-Dec-2005 21:53
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I did a reset on the PPC, and deleted the SSA blue tooth connection,

Renabled the SSA connection , made sure active sync was off, run WModem, selected Blutooth , taped start and the run the SSA dial up connection on the laptop.

the lights on the WModem prog lightup and then

It says Registering your computer on the network and then
Error 734: the PPP link control protocol was terminated

Arrrg , I'm all hot itchy and phychopathic now any help would be appreciated



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Reply # 24263 5-Dec-2005 22:04
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http://www.novatech-wa.com/imate.jpg

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Reply # 24264 5-Dec-2005 22:07
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Hmm. You realise the i-mate Jam is a Pocket PC, not a Smartphone, right?

Anyway, you don't need WMODEM running to make it work. From your PC, simply connect to the SSA, without running WMODEM on your Pocket PC.








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Reply # 24265 5-Dec-2005 22:17
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Ok , now im even more confusd ,I did another soft reset and tried it without running WModem
and it works.... and the little G icon on the PPC shows as not connected to GPRS.

Yet it really ,is ,....... Im going to the PUB this is too wacked ..

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Reply # 25554 31-Dec-2005 18:51
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I may have some similar experience to add, having spent far too long trying to get GPRS running from my laptop via Bluetooth through a Treo650.

After gettting the Bluetooth working using the guides on Geekzone (thanks!), I could not understand why I could not connect, getting similar Error 734: PPP messages as novahux.

To cut a long story short, I found I first had to use the in-built web browser on the Treo650, make a connection, and start a page view, then turn on Bluetooth with DUN, and hey presto, it worked i.e PC--> Bluetooth --> Treo650 --> Vodafone GPRS-->Internet!

What's more, if I delayed too long between doing this and establishing the Bluetooth connection, I would have to repeat the exercise!

All I can say is, the Treo is not remaining with me much longer!

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Reply # 25555 31-Dec-2005 19:02
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A tip: Call CS and ask them to check if the wildcard " * " APN is present in the switch but if prepay only ask if you have credit.

If the this APN is missing on the network side no internet traffic will flow and also you will not be able to get a connection

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Reply # 25772 5-Jan-2006 18:03
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Please note that '*' will only work in NZ when using your phone as a modem. You need to use "www.vodafone.net.nz" if you intend to roam. p.s. GPRS roaming is a little pricey.

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