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Can't connect to internet if it is not synced to computer....help please

I have synced computer with X5, I have the wireless card. I can get online when It is synced to computer but if I unhook it from computer then I can not get on internet with it. What do I need to do to get the X5 to connect to the internet without being synced to the computer. I got this so I could get online away from computer...Help please.

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The x5 is a little picky about it's wireless card and connectivity. Some wireless cards work better with the x5 than others. You might want to check that you have the latest device drivers for the card available and installed. Go through the connections on the x5. Usually should be set to internet or work.

I have an Ambicom card and used several drivers for it including Prism. It was never consistant and usually failed to connect

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I can connect to internet when it is connected to computer through usb cord, I can sit in same spot next to computer and unhook usb and it will not connect to internet. This is less the 2 feet from the wireless router.

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This unit works on WiFi so will only connect to the internet when in close range to a wireless router. Make sure your wireless card is connected properly and is actually sending out a signal. Go to "control pannel" then "network connections" and see if the connection is good. You can reconfigure your wireless network by going to "control panel" then "wireless network setup wizard" Good luck!

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