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.




6 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 23363 26-Jun-2008 16:01
Send private message

Topic was BT Palm E2 and Bluesoleil - one more hurdle...

Got it.  95% of people say Bluesoleil is bad news - I now agree.

I had this cheap dongle with BS software and could not getb through to the net on my LAN. 

My answer was to get Widcomm drivers then follow the "standard" instructions (this and othetr sites) to set up my Palm and LAN.
Even though a previous version of BlueSoleil gave me a Network Access protocol nothing would work.

I tried a network bridge - nothing .

So the right driver is important.

Anyway, in finally setting up I have these notes to suggest watching out for.

If you have a router it must NOT be 192.168.0.X so I set mine to 192.168.1.x
Install some decent drivers - I used Widcomm 5.0.1.1100 which found my dongle ok
 -then setup the Widcomm/BT with Network Access

Allow ICS on the main card

I specified (static) all my IPs and DNS on the PC (newtowrk 192.168.1.x) and Palm (192.168.0.x BUT gateway/DNS=PC 192.168.1.1).  The guides suggest automatic but I found I could control the static addresses better.

I allowed ipnat.sys through my firewall (Sygate PF)
  -this was my final hurdle (ipnat.sys was queried on port 45013 which oddly is my utorrent port - coincidence? 
    Anyway I allowed it full access)

And I can now surf the net on my Palm E2 via my PC Lan using my cheap dongle.

Woopeee.

David


Create new topic


6 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 140741 26-Jun-2008 17:03
Send private message

oops typo.  the widcomm was 5.1.0.1100

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 »

Vodafone TV — television in the cloud
Posted 17-Oct-2017 19:29


Nokia 8 review: Classy midrange pure Android phone
Posted 16-Oct-2017 07:27


Why carriers might want to embrace Commerce Commission study, MVNOs
Posted 13-Oct-2017 09:42


Fitbit launches Ionic, its health and fitness smartwatch
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:52


Xero launches machine learning automation to improve coding accuracy for small businesses
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:45


Bank of New Zealand uses Intel AI to detect financial crime
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:39


Sony launches Xperia XZ1, a smartphone with real-time 3D capture
Posted 11-Oct-2017 10:26


Notes on Nokia’s phone comeback
Posted 10-Oct-2017 10:06


Air New Zealand begins Inflight Wi-Fi rollout
Posted 9-Oct-2017 20:16


The latest mobile phones in perspective
Posted 9-Oct-2017 18:34


Review: Acronis True Image 2018 — serious backup
Posted 8-Oct-2017 11:22


Lenovo launches ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25
Posted 7-Oct-2017 23:16


Less fone, more tech as Vodafone gets brand make-over
Posted 6-Oct-2017 08:16


API Talent Achieves AWS MSP Partner Status
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:20


Stellar Consulting Group now a Domo Partner
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:03



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.