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Can't connect to my MiFi 4gLte with my laptop...
RamboPreacher
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My Iphone and my Asus Slate Tablet PC (Win7) both connect fine.

my Thinkpad t40p laptop with XP Pro won't connect.  it sits and cycles on the screen that says acquiring IP address.  any suggestions?

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Re: Can't connect to my MiFi 4gLte with my laptop...
John_Getzke
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Hello,

 

Try switching the 802.11 Mode to a different value than the default.  Your laptop might not have a 802.11n compatible wireless card on it.  When your laptop tries to communicate with the MiFi, the MiFi might be sending it the wrong kind of wireless signal.

 

Heres what you should do:

1) Connect to the MiFi on one of your tablet or iPhone

2) Navigate to 192.168.1.1 (or whatever your default gateway is)

3) Type "admin" in the text box

4) Click Login

5) Click the Wi-Fi tab

6) Change 802.11 Mode: to  802.11g + 802.11b

7) Click the Apply button

😎 Test the connection with your laptop

 

If you are having problems with that 802.11 mode then try a different option like B only.

 

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Re: Can't connect to my MiFi 4gLte with my laptop...
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Thanks RamboPreacher for your inquiry and thanks John_Getzke for your great suggestions! 

 

RamboPreacher, please let us know if this resolves your issue. 

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