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INSTALLING SKY WIFI ON MY ASUS EEE PC 4G 701

Dear Wiz Can you please help me with installing sky wifi on my eee pc,
I have followed the book as thay say but i cannot set up, I have set up in the past,with no probs but i am now up the river with out my paddle,
My System is Linux.

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  • tameca2008 Dec 28, 2008

    do we have something to do special to the laptop for it to get wifi all i know is that it is is hot spot ready

  • rateye Jan 03, 2009

    Thank you as of yet, i have not solved the problem, how ever sky say that thay do not work on Linux ? So I Think i have to make my eeepc look at sky only? to make it work as we have had my home computer working with the eeepc before with no problems ,So how do i make it do that look at sky only.

  • rateye Jan 04, 2009

    Thank you i wiil take it back to the retailers. its nice to know there is help out there, Kind Regards Ron.

  • Randall  Trahan
    Randall Trahan May 11, 2010

    I ran across your problems because I have been researching ASUS EEE Netbook problems lately. Did both of you get your problem solved? And did you order the Linux operating system.

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Well here is the bad news. There is no fix to the wireless problem. It works on some machines when they are shipped but on others. YOU ARE NOT DOING ANYTHING WRONG...it's a bug in the Xandros software. It will either work immediately when you get it, or it won't and you will drive yourself crazy trying to figure it out. Send the machine back and demand your money or a replacement. From other posts the distributors of ASUS EEE know of the problem and will replace or refund but don't wait to long. Sorry, but I am only the messenger...good luck.

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