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liverpudlian76

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#17541 30-Nov-2007 17:34
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Hi all,

I'm kinda new to this an need some help. I've got a hp iPAQ rx3715.

Can I connect to the web using WiFi? By rite I should be able to rite?

The prob is, even when I use a public WiFi connection, I can't seem to be able to get on the web.

Any reasons to this? Any way this prob can be resolved?

Thanx.

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  #97688 30-Nov-2007 17:51
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If your device has WiFi, then any WiFi access point that you have a login for, should be able to connect you to the internet.

Simply browse to the login page, and enter the login details that the WiFi provider gave to you.

Have you turned your WiFi on? Are you within range? Have you got valid login details?

Also, it is a condition of posting on this forum, that text-speak such as "Thanx, an & rite" (When used not for their actual meaning) is absolutely disallowed. Common abbreviations like 'USA' or 'telco' are fine.







liverpudlian76

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  #97691 30-Nov-2007 18:15
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Thank you for the info. In actual fact, everything's ok but I still can't browse. It still gives me the error message "page not found"

I think maybe there's a problem with the device if all else. How do I determine and find out about this?


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  #97694 30-Nov-2007 18:35
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So you have a login name and password for the network you are trying to connect to?









liverpudlian76

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  #97706 30-Nov-2007 19:06
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Yes. Everything is in order. Actually I'm starting to get a little bit frustrated not being able to browse and don't know how to resolve this prob.

Your answers are what I received from another friend and still not ok.

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  #97960 2-Dec-2007 23:25
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Have you checked the ip address settings? make sure its on  obtain an ip automatically

liverpudlian76

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  #98052 3-Dec-2007 17:03
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It's checked on "use server-assigned" IP address.

there's no option for automatically obtain IP address.

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  #98124 3-Dec-2007 22:27
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liverpudlian76: It's checked on "use server-assigned" IP address.

there's no option for automatically obtain IP address.


Correct me if im wrong.There should be an option for ur wifi in network connections.



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  #98138 3-Dec-2007 23:36
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if you have win xp go to START and then RUN and type command and then when promped again type ipconfig, if vista hold down windows button (left of the alt) and hit r.
this will tell you if you have a gateway (connection to the internet-router etc). and if you have been assigned a ip address under wireless connection. if not try right clicking wireless icon(on bottom right) and repair, or reboot computer and try again.

liverpudlian76

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  #98273 4-Dec-2007 22:14
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Well, it's a HP iPAQ rx3715. Not a computer per se.

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  #98426 5-Dec-2007 21:30
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The first thing I would try is to navaigate to the web page using the IP address of the site you are trying to access. Ping the www address from a normal computer then use that IP address rather than the www address i.e. http://111.222.333.444 etc. If that works then your problem is that you do not have a DNS server configured in your connection properties. Find a DNS server address from the access point provider and set that in the DNS Server name field of the connection properties.

If you still cannot connect then you need to be sure that you are actually connected to the wireless router - so as others have said, check that you have been assigned an IP address and its not a 169 address (which I think the HP devices default to). If you have an IP address (and if your connecting to a friends wireless router it will begin with 192 or 10), then your connected ok so perhaps the access point is blocking your access through the router.

Cheers Mike

liverpudlian76

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#98441 5-Dec-2007 22:28
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Thank you so much!


Cheers!


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