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Will not stop scanning for networks...

I'm trying to connect to my home network, and in the WLAN utility it says it has a good signal, but it will not stop scanning the network. I've already entered in the network password, the odyssey setting is off, and I've tried disabling/enabling the WLAN power. I don't know what else there is to do. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • Dillon C Oct 24, 2007

    I figured it out. Turns out I needed to enable a G and B signal on my router. That ended up doing the trick.

  • gagandeepb Jan 03, 2008

    When i am clicking on setting button on WLAN utility main tab its not showing configure wifi network. it goes to setting network adapto not detecting wifi network. I off the odysis client.

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One other issue I always encounter is that I have to disable both of the "power conservation" settings that would allow the Axim to shut off the WLAN radio when the battery goes low. Having them enabled (which happens by default) seems to keep my Axim from locking onto our WiFi. When I disable them, I get an immediate strong connection.

You can find these settings under the Dell WLAN ultility.

Posted on Oct 27, 2007

  • Asper G. Illus Oct 27, 2007

    Sorry, I did not notice before that you did try that. 

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