Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
For all owners of the Sylvania SYNET07526:
Do not fill in the "OWNERS PROPERTY BLOCK"
filling in this block of information with the Network ID, Password, and Domain will block your machine from connecting to the Internet.
To check this information, do the following:
Click on Start
Double click on Settings
Click on Control Panel
Double click on Owner
Click on Network ID Tab
If any information is in the blocks, remove and leave blank
click on X in the upper right corner to go back, click on start and shut down
Push the power button to start up. Note: holding the power button down for about five seconds ensures a start up . If you have trouble starting up.
Flip the machine over and find a small hole about 1in. diagonally from the right lower corner of the data plate. Insert the tip of a tooth pick into the hole and press down for about 10 second, with the AC power connected to the machine. It should re-load a fresh copy of the operating system
To populate the WiFi with password information.
Double click on the WiFi icon down in the right corner tool bar, it looks like a small computer with two small arcs radiating out to the side. If it has a red X under it, this means you are not connected to the internet.
When you double click on that icon a window opens up named RT701. look to see if the fields are filled in.
Address Type: DHCP
I.P.Address: 192.168.1.(2,3,4...your device number)
Sub Net mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1 (your server I.D.)
Click on Wireless Information tab, wait for your wireless name to come up.
Click on your network name.
Click on Connect.
If the connection needs a network key(password) it will switch to Wireless Network Properties.
Uncheck "This key is provided automatically."
This will allow you to position your cursor in the Network key box and type your Network key.(password)
Click on OK.
You should see your red X down in the right corner disappear.
You are now ready to sign on to the Internet by typing your choice URL in the Internet Browser.
Note: that all internet locations are not available to CE 6 as this will only sign on to internet sites that can funnel you to the smart phone abbreviated sites. Not all sites have the ability to do this and your machine does not have enough memory to render the "Big" sites sign on window.
If you use the included "You Tube" apps icon, then this directs you to the abbreviated YouTube site. If you try to sign on to the "Big" YouTube site, it will give you a browser error
Stay tuned for other TIPS.
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