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Topic # 8661 19-Jul-2006 09:10
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I set up a Netgear wirless router at work which works a treat.

I could access the network and the internet using my Acer N50 premium and all was good.

Then I had to do a soft reset on my Acer which seemed like a hard reset as all my content was wiped and had to be replaced / reinstalled. (Ive since found out about Backup/restore in Activesync!)

Now I cant access the wirless connection at work which is perlexing.

I switch WLAN on and I can detect a neighbour wirless network but I cant access our own - it shows up as Unavailable.

I tried setting it up from scratch and the one thing which is missing is WPA-PSK which I recall was visible previously. Now it only shows as WEP or disable and the WPA-PSK option isnt visible. The network requires WPA-PSK to connect.

Any suggestions?



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Reply # 41957 19-Jul-2006 09:14
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Perhaps you had some patches applied to the Pocket PC before, and need to reapply since the hard reset?

Some HP patches for example have this kind of behaviour - patches that are not permanent and go away on a hard reset.

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  Reply # 42000 19-Jul-2006 17:56
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I dont know about patches. When I first bought the acer, because it was secondhand I removed the battery to clear it and start afresh.

IF there were patches where can I download them from now?



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  Reply # 42204 21-Jul-2006 19:41
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WPA-PSK has re-appeared.

But I still cant connect. The network still shows up as unavailable.


Ive tried removing the settings and reinputting them but is doesnt help

any ideas?

many thanks


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