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Windows ce networking

I have an nec mobilepro 780 running handheld pc professional 3. i also have a Linksys WPC11 Wireless B network card. how can i get it to work with my device so i can log into various wireless networks (like the one at where i work)?

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The Mobilepro 780 does not have built-in wireless capabilities, but does have a full PCMCIA (PC Card) slot on the right side.

Your WPC11 is a commonly paired card with the MP7X0 (780,790, etc) series because it has Windows CE drivers easily available.

Other cards may be usable, but they must have drivers that are compatible with Windows CE 2.11 (on the 780) or whatever version is running (or possibly what os, if another was added, such as Linux ) AND run on a MIPS processor.

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Well your going to have to check whether your device has inbuilt wireless capability (refer to manual). If it doesnt there are various expansion slot solutions like SD and Compact flash wireless cards.

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