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Wireless connection problem

Cannot connect to my Netgear WPN284 wireless router with my axim x50. My axim shows the Netgear wireless network, but all it will do when I try to connect is it says Connecting and thats as far as it goes. I also have a new IPAQ that connects no problem to this router. Why won't the Dell connect? I've compared the settings of the two devices and they look identical. The Axim has Windows Mobile 2003 whereas the Ipaq has Windows Mobile 5, does this have anything to do with it? Or is there something on the router that I need to change. Thanks in advance for any help I can get.

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  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    Same problem. This keeps the PDA on the shelf.

  • slackr99 Mar 05, 2009

    My Dell Axim won't connect to most networks I've tried it on. It doesn't seem to matter if they are data encrypted or not, and if by some miracle it should connect everytime I try to go to a webpage I get a "cannot display page" message.

  • niger-lumumb Apr 26, 2009

    I have just the same problem and haven't fount solvation yet. Perhaps it's a bug in Windosw Mobile 2003 wireless card driver.



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Anyone any answers?

Posted on Sep 28, 2009


Your buggered lol got same problem :( Ive looked into it got latest drivers and its netgears fault. Apprently you require their adapter for laptops etc exepct laptops connect because i dunno, but pda devices wont? Yeah i dunno its odd :S Im temp switching from wpa to wep for my pda that works :D

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