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Topic # 6012 16-Dec-2005 10:37
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I am trying to set my UX50 up to surf wirefree on my pda onto my network.

I know the password, and the network name. I know the Wepkey generate name too.

Snag.. my Clie wont see my router.

Netgear were not that helpfull.

I have tried everything and failed.

Please help.

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Reply # 24867 16-Dec-2005 15:33
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Welcome to Geekzone... Is your router configured to use 802.11g only (I hitnk the UX50 can only work with 802.11b)?

Is it configured to allow only certain MAC addresses to connect (MAC filtering)?

Is is broadcasting its SSID or do you have to manuallt enter the SSID on your UX50 (if not broadcasting)?







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Reply # 24887 16-Dec-2005 23:13
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I read a bit further in my router guide and the router needed to be visible, I did that on the router settings in IE and then my PDA recognised it. The security on the router was set to WPA and not WEP. The PDA uses WEP.

Once i changed that, I was up and running.

A 10 minunte job, took me 8 hours. Never mind.

Thank you for your assistance.

Regards

Sarah

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 24889 16-Dec-2005 23:50
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Hello Again.

Can i ask one further queston please?

If i go with my pda to a wiresless hotspot.

How would i set that up, will that effect my setup when i get back home?

Thanks

Sarah

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Reply # 24890 16-Dec-2005 23:57
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When you find a hotspot you will connect to it, but your PDA will "remember" other access points you have connected before. When you are back home it will find your access point in the list and connect again.








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Reply # 24891 16-Dec-2005 23:58
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Thanks for that.

Didnt want to undone all my hard work last night and this morning

Cheers

Sarah

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