Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-14-2005, 03:53 PM   #1
Golden Master
Kage's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 13,873
Send a message via MSN to Kage
Default Pocket PC help

Hey, my mate has just got a HP iPAQ 2400 and it has many ways of connecting to the internet, yet he doesn't have a Bluetooth activated phone so he can't conncet that way, and just wants to connect wirelessly to use MSN and Internet. It has WiFi but he has no idea how to set it up, and niether do I.
He's here now, and were both trying to get it working, though it keeps going to Bluetooth.

It does allow for a network card to be inserted into it though. Would this make it work? What would you have to do to get it working? Would it be a free connection if for example it could support GPRS? Or wouldn't this work on a network card?

What network cards would work on this pocket PC?

I'm sorry about all the questions, but he really wants to get it working
I'll appreciate any help, and I'm sure he will

Abit IP35 Pro / Q6600 G0 / Zalman 9700 / 8800GTS 640mb / 4x 2GB Corsair XMS / X-FI Xtreme M / 1x 1TB / Antec 900 / Logitech Z-5500 / Samsung 20inch
Kage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2005, 04:03 PM   #2
Daemon Poster
The_Other_One's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 1,321
Send a message via AIM to The_Other_One
Default Re: Pocket PC help

I don't have my axim anymore, but I think there's an option to disable bluetooth under control pannel/communications. Now mine didn't actually have bluetooth so I'm not 100% sure on all this, but I had no problems getting it online using wifi.

I have seen some compact flash cards that can use a cellphone sim card and connect to the net, but they usally don't get the best reviews...

I assume you mean network card as in wired. I never found a good deal for my Axim. They are usaully twice as much as wifi cards, or more. I wonder why they are so expensive... It's probably cheaper to just buy a little wireless access point and bring it with you
Desktop: Athlon 64 3700, 1024M RAM, GF 6200 TC 256M, 2x 80G, 2x DVD-RW
Laptop: Sempron 2800, 512M RAM, Unichrome, 60G, DVD-RW
Macintosh:G4 1.33GHz, 512M RAM, Radeon 9200 32M, 40G, DVD/CDRW
They get me from 0 to 1...
The_Other_One is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0