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.


2366 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted
Spark

Topic # 13118 23-Apr-2007 15:00
Send private message

I am trying to set up a customers laptop with the Sierra Wireless A595 CDMA EVDO Aircard. I can install it ok, but when I click connect in the watcher it gets to authentication, and gives an error saying something along the lines of "No PPP control protocals configured". Can anyone help, the computer is running windows XP, have tired re-installing and upgrading software, but Sierra's website seems to be down??

Cheers

nzbnw








Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
61024 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11853

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 68199 23-Apr-2007 18:05
Send private message

I would open the network management applet, find the connectoid and change its properties to ask for username and password. It could be that it simply is not being saved or not filled. Then try connecting with this instead of the watcher.

That's what I have to do on Windows Vista.







2366 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted
Spark

  Reply # 68208 23-Apr-2007 20:14
Send private message

Thanks for the reply.

I have tried using a manual connection, but so far it just errors.

I will try what you have advised, althrough this should not be the case for XP, as it is for Vista.

Cheers

nzbnw







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 »

Intel introduces new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs
Posted 16-Aug-2018 11:03


The Warehouse leaps into the AI future with Google
Posted 15-Aug-2018 17:56


Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted 13-Aug-2018 13:47


Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted 9-Aug-2018 16:23


Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted 9-Aug-2018 14:47


Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted 7-Aug-2018 16:38


Kordia completes first live 4K TV broadcast
Posted 1-Aug-2018 13:00


Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade
Posted 30-Jul-2018 20:01


DNC wants a safer .nz in the coming year
Posted 26-Jul-2018 16:08


Auldhouse becomes an AWS Authorised Training Delivery Partner in New Zealand
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:55


Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:44


Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:38


KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:32


FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:57


New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:44



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.