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Windows smartphone WiFI phone options?

Q: Windows smartphone WiFI phone options?

Thanks for replies to my postings. I find many smartphone WiFI phone apps for non-windows smartphones.

I tried the following.

MobileVOIP, Wi-Fi Calling, 3CXPhone, https://wiki.voip.ms/article/Softphones

The above are not working with Windows Smartphone with WiFi in USA.

I like to pick the insight of this forum.

Thanks for helping.

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Hello.

I will not mention specific models for the three smartphone types today. Just want to hear your opinion regarding their overall:

1. Performance
2. Battery Consumption
3. Features
4. Customization
5. Price

Thanks much!
 

A:Best Smartphone: iPhone, Windows Phone, Android Phone

Iphone is now after android smartphones....
You've forgotten "5 - Prices"
 

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Our school uses proxy that requires username/password authentication to connect on Wifi. Good thing is Windows Phone 8.1 has option to turn proxy on/off and sign in to proxy. The problem is after setting up the network connecting to it, my apps still can't
connect to the network (some apps for example are Facebook app, Skype, other 3rd party apps). The IE and Windows App Store can connect to the network though. I am currently looking for 3rd party app that can provide global proxy authentication so I can connect
my apps to the internet but I can't one.

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I am looking to replace my tired Linksys WRT54G router that is about 10 years old. I love the router, and its even better with DD-WRT on it, but I'm starting to have troubles with the wifi dropping all the connects for a couple seconds when running all my wireless devices. I have 3 smart phones, 2 tablets, 1 Chromecast, a smart TV, and Roku + a laptop or 3 in my house right now, and it seems like its getting to be a bit much for it.
I have had to completely re-flash the firmware twice this year to get the wifi working again, so I'm thinking its time for replacement.
I have been thinking about just getting the new WRT54GL for $50, but I'm also thinking it might be a good idea to upgrade the wifi technology past wireless G .
I'm wondering if my Tablet (Nexu 9), and our smartphones (Razr HD Max) along with the Chromecast will take advantage of the new wireless standards and higher speeds or not? If they will can someone recomend a decent wireless router that takes DD-WRT nicely in the sub-$100 range? Thanks!
 

A:Looking for new Wifi Router - Will Tablet/Smartphone take advantage of new wifi Standards?

I been programming in Android/Linux since 2010 and there is code that supports VHT is Very High Throughput. Right now the standards are HT is High Throughput .

As for DD-WRT firmware is like your overclocking your router pushing it beyond the OEM limits. I use to use DD-WRT but had quit many years ago since the routers that used that firmware would fail too much.

So best to buy a better business type enterprise router wired then you can use WiFi router as AP or just get WiFi AP(access point). To me WiFi Router is also Wired Router, but to use just a wired router and use WiFi AP through a switch is better. If one or the other goes you can easy replace them. Where as if the WiFi Router fails you would need to replace it.

If you really want to use DD-WRT then Look at Buffalo WiFi Routers some come pre-installed with DD-WRT on them. Frankly you really don't need DD-WRT today because newer routers or WiFi routers are much better built and offer much more power NPU = network processor units and 128, 256, 512, 1GB of RAM some have Dual Cores.
 

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I need a smartphone that I can put a document with addresses and phone numbers on and the smartphone will hyperlink the number straight from the document.

I currently use iPhone 3gs and a app (Documents by Savy Soda) and it works: wifi doc to phone; open app; open doc; touch phone number and WaLa! it calls the number

I tried Windows phone thinking with Word and Excel on it, the phone would call from the document. NOT! I sent a file to a friend who has and Android phone and it won't do it either.

I'm not fond of Apple, so my question is:

IS THERE ANY PHONE OUT THERE THAT WILL HYPERLINK PHONE NUMBERS FROM A DOCUMENT?

Moderator note: drgerry, no need to shout.
 

A:Smartphone that will hyperlink phone numbers from document?

Stick with the iPhone then. But I know with Gmail if you open a doc with cell number on it will launch Android phone apk. I haven't tried that with Window smartphone with Gmail.
 

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Hello. I have a question.

How does one send a text message or e-mail *FROM* a Verizon cell phone or smartphone *TO* a PC's e-mail server (such as G-Mail or Hotmail)? I have seen many online articles and forums indicate the reverse; that is, FROM a PC e-mail client or online webmail TO a Verizon cell phone. (...and the Verizon cell phone or smartphone user *REPLIES BACK* TO the PC user; but the Verizon cell phone or smartphone can NOT initiate a text message or e-mail ON THEIR OWN TO the PC.)

Please reply with solutions or even if possible a stepped answer (1., 2., 3., etc.). A weblink that demonstrates the steps is okay too, but please be careful not to include the inverse or reverse I just mentioned -- that is all I could find.

Also in your response please let me know if some sort of cell phone or smartphone Internet service is required for text messages or e-mails to send and receive too beyond the normal voice service cell phones or smartphones provide.

Thank you!

A:How To Send Text/E-Mail *FROM* Verizon Cell Phone/Smartphone *TO* PC?

I get emails on my PC from a friend all the time. The address is her 10 digit phone#@vtext.com. I never asked how she did it, but I find this site:

https://text.vzw.com/vtext/guest/Dashboard.do

It does say to any Verizon mobile customers...

I found this, seems straight forward?

How to Send a Verizon SMS Message to a PC | Chron.com

A Guy

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How does one image and restore windows 8 on a Nokia phone. Do the 'traditional' imaging programs work ?

A:Windows 8 phone - imaging options ?

Easeus does imaging for Android, which is interesting. They must think it will boost sales ( it is also in the free version ).

Haven't heard anything about w8p or wp8 or whatever it is.

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Is there any benefit to using a USB WiFi dongle versus a smartphone for connecting my laptop to the internet when out?

Both would be using a mobile data package, so would be connecting to the same service I presume.

Is there any benefit to getting a WiFi dongle?

The phone I plan to use is the Moto G:
http://www.gsmarena.com/motorola_moto_g-5831.php

Thanks!
 

A:WiFi Dongle or Smartphone?

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My girlfriend just got a Motorola Triumph today, with Virgin Mobile as the carrier. Since we're in a bad spot for internet connectivity with Virgin Mobile's network, we decided to try connecting the phone to our wireless router. The phone connected just fine, but when we tried to go to any websites, it kept saying it couldn't connect to the site. We've tried restarting the phone and reactivating it, as well as turning airplane mode on and off as I have seen working on a few other forums. The 3G works all right as long as we don't wander in to any bad spots, but the wifi refuses to work at all. My dad also has a Blackberry through Sprint I think, and that also refuses to work with our wireless routers. We have two routers, both set to open, so it's not an issue of the wrong password or anything. Laptops can connect wirelessly just fine. SSID broadcast for the routers is turned on. We've tried restarting the routers as well. The two routers are a Linksys and a Belkin (unsure of the models at the moment). If anyone has any ideas to try or any advice to offer, it would be much appreciated. If any more information is needed, I'll be happy to provide it as soon as I can. Thanks in advance!
 

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Hello

My laptop works fine on my network for 80% of the time but the rest of the time I get yellow triangle and the system says limited access. The annoying bit is that when this happens my smartphone is still connected to my wifi network and works perfectly so I can only assume there is a fault on the laptop. I take out the network adapter plug then plug it in and the laptop usually reconnects but sometimes it can take about half an hour!

My laptop is an acer aspire6935 and the operating system is windowsvista home premium. The wireless router is connected to a desktop via a yellow data cable.

Any Help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:WiFi works on smartphone but not on laptop!

I take out the network adapter plug then plug it inClick to expand...

these are powerlines connecting between you and the router via the house electrical system - is that correct ?
if not what are they

do you have another PC - you can try on the same cable connection ?

would you post the following tests when the internet is working OK, and then repeat ALL the tests when the internet disconnects.
Make sure you also indicate on the reply which tests are for what condition.

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

This should also work for windows 8
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

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Hi

I'm just trying to set up my first wireless network. I've been all over the net today and can find nothing that works or matches my configuration. Ad Hocs seem to be for connecting computers, and routers are for dial up or broadband.

What I have is a desktop running XP with a wireless card. I have a wireless printer and a wireless media player. I have a SMC router, but I see no way to configure it, when its plugged it I don't see it anywhere.

My Acer Liquid E Smartphone is my modem. I have no hardline.

I have run the wizard on the desktop, but my printer cannot see the network I created, and when I list wireless networks available to connect to, my neighbours shows up but the one I created does not.

What am I missing? If someone can point me at a step by step tutorial (not video please, my cell service is not good enough for streaming video) I'd be ecstatic!
 

A:Solved: trying to set up wifi network w/smartphone modem

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Im using a 17" Lenovo y700 ideapad laptop. Recently (maybe 4-6weeks-ish) my wifi becomes disabled wheneve it loses connection to the modem or disconnect from the modem, by:1) my modem restarts (either manual restart or due to power outage)2) after I switch off from using my iphone's hotspot.The wifi icon at the network tab is greyed out -> as if it was disabled, but clicking it does not do anything.I can fiddle with the airplane mode but that doesnt change anything. The problem does get rectify after restarting - but its a real hassle having to restart everything after a modem reboot or after using my phone's hotspot - just to get the wifi re-enabled.During this time the device is listed as 'Enabled' in device manager, and a scan does not detect a problem with the wifi card/driver. This does not occur every time, there doesnt seem to be a specific pattern to the error occuring. Anyone having the same problem? Solutions?

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Hello
Sir
I m using htc touch to use the wifi internet connection provided by my collage campus. So all i want use the same connection on my pc With through that phone. so how can establish the bridge connection bet (wifi>>>>Phone<<<Pc) so i want to use the wifi internet connection on my pc through/using my Htc Touch....

Plz reply or e-mail at (or maybe not!)

Mod edit: remove email address.
 

A:how to connect the pc to wifi through a windows mobile phone

Not a good idea to put your email address in posts unless you enjoy bots sending you all kind of spam email.

What you are trying to do is called Tethering. Most cell phone providers do have this option but I believe technically you have to pay for it. There are hacks around it though. I know how to do it on my Palm not sure about windows mobile.
I would google search for: htc touch tethering
You will get lots of hits.
 

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Hello everyone! I'm new here and I'd really be most grateful to get a solution to my issue. Ok
I have a Acer Aspire 5250 with Windows 7 Ultimate. It has been running just fine for a while now but after about 16 hours ago, Ive been having issues connecting to the internet. Everything was fine until I turned on my laptop yesterday and I had to input my WEP key again for my home network. During this time It said "unidentified network", "limited access" or none at all. Then after a bit It said I had connected to my home network, with access but there was none!

Now here is where it gets weird. I have a iPhone that has had no problems but now whenever theyre on simultaneously, my laptop sort of kicks my iPhone off of the network.
Now my ps3, 360 and psp work just fine but it seems after each reboot of my laptop, my iphone wifi tells me that I have the incorrect password. When my laptop is off, its fine and It just reconnects to wifi on its own.

But honestly here my biggest issue is with my laptop. I dont know what to do, Im not a computer wiz and I need help. I have installed all of the latest windows updates on it, so im not sure if thats the issue. Is it that my iphone and laptop are fighting over the same ip address or what? I did a Windows Network Diagnostic and a box appears that says there are 2 problems.

1.The default gateway is not available <Not fixed>
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A:Acer Windows 7 Wifi Conflicting Issue between itself and phone!

First off your post was very well explained. But, there could be many problems that are related to the symptoms your network is having. Here is a few issues that might be going on:
1. It's not your computer its your router
2. It is your computer and not your router
3. Your computer's wifi decided to stop working
4. Your routers wifi decided to stop working

Have you made any changes to your router and or configuration around the time that you started having this problem?
Have you had a power surge?

I too have had this problem before and have not been able to solve it. If you can answer the two questions above I may be able to narrow the solution down for you!

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My wifi options were running correctly before i updated my laptop. After the update my wifi options completly got disapeared. I was able to get internet access through the lan port but thewifi options were all gone. I installed the latest WLAN driver available on the official lenovo site but still didn't get the options back....plss urgent help required...thanks in advance

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My wifi options were running correctly before i updated my laptop. After the update my wifi options completly got disapeared. I was able to get internet access through the lan port but thewifi options were all gone. I installed the latest WLAN driver available on the official lenovo site but still didn't get the options back....plss urgent help required...thanks in advance

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phone and modem options not opening and i really need to get in there,
any quick fixes will save my ***, because i dont want to have to do a fresh
install, thatll really suck, will windows repair work?
 

A:Phone and Modem Options is a No Go

so im currently running the windows repair and its been saying 34 mins remaining for about an hour! what is up!
 

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I paired my Windows7 laptop with a friend's LG Voyager and under device and printers, when I double-click his phone's icon, I get options to connect to internet using his phone and call from his phone and use my laptop as headset. When I connect my Windows Mobile Treo 750 to my laptop, all the options I get are "Listen to audio from your phone" and "Use this computer as a headset"? I was wondering why dont a Windows Mobile phone have the option to make a call to a number when even LG voyager has it? So I searched internet and came across this page. The writer on that page has a Touch Pro, and he gets the same options that I want. For a comparison, here is what I have.
So, my question is why dont I have the extra options to initiate a call from the settings of my Treo 750 phone?

A:Why dont I have extra BT options for my WM phone?

Normally, for the options for making calls through your computer it installs some sort of driver - my suspicion is that it was unable to find such a driver, or else that it thinks your Treo is a handheld computer as opposed to a Smartphone, as evidenced by the options you have - Use this computer as a headset

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I moved into an apartment with a dead phone jack. I am using Cricket for now but I'm not entirely happy with the speed. I was wondering if I have other options.

Fixing the phone jack is out of the question.

Any input would be received with gratitude!
 

A:broadband options when there's no phone jack

Since the answer to the question depends entirely on what services are available in your area, as well as the topology and access to possible satellite locations, it's pretty hard to answer.

I'm assuming you have no wired phone and you can't get one? If so, you're left with cable, satellite, or perhaps cellular service.
 

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i have one line for internet and telephone. obviously, when one is in use, the other is inaccesible. besides installing a second line, do i have any other options here? does call waiting allow simultaneous usage? what exactly does a router do (i have no idea). i appreciate any input/suggestions on this problem.

thanks in advance...
 

A:other options for phone line/internet connection?

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Applications which depend on the dialing rules (i.e. Outlook) are failing because of an apparent corruption in the Phone and Modem Options settings. I'm unable to change any of the settings - can go through the paces to change existing dialing rule or create new one, but when Phone and Modem Options is reopened no changes were saved.

Not sure how to resolve this. Ran SFC and found no problems. Suggestions?

A:How to repair corrupted Phone & Modem Options

Originally Posted by adamsusa


Applications which depend on the dialing rules (i.e. Outlook) are failing because of an apparent corruption in the Phone and Modem Options settings. I'm unable to change any of the settings - can go through the paces to change existing dialing rule or create new one, but when Phone and Modem Options is reopened no changes were saved.

Not sure how to resolve this. Ran SFC and found no problems. Suggestions?




Tried system restore?

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I have been having problems connecting to my modem and this morning I entered Control Panel - Phone and Modem Options and have error report saying "unable to open - may affect your telephoney". How can I reinstall Phone and Modem Options? Running Win XP Home Edition with service pack 3
 

A:Solved: Control Panel - Phone and Modem Options

Go to Start > RUN
Type in services.msc
Click OK
Scroll down to Telephony
Highlight Telephony to determine whether it's started. If it's not started, start it. You can right click the item and select Properties to view more details.
 

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Hi,

Title says it all The list country list in phone/modem options is empty on my installation of XP Pro. I've done alot of google searching & came across a Microsoft KB article (which had been removed) but later found out it's contents. It listed the solution as setting the telephony service to manual.

On my machine that was already the case so no luck Tried restarting the service etc with no effect.

Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this. This installation is only a few weeks old, so it's very frustrating to see problems already.

Thanks
Kad
 

A:Country and Regions List in Phone and Modems Options Is Empty

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So I?ve done quite a bit of research and I?m down to three choices.

1. Sprint (student discount)
Price - $57.39/month
Plan ? 450 all talk minutes and free after 7PM & weekends. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* Apple Iphone 5 16GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* Apple Iphone 5 32GB (2 yr contract) - $199.00
* Samsung Galaxy S4 [I think 16GB] (2 yr contract) - $149.99
* Samsung Galaxy 3 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* HTC One 32 GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* LG Optimus G (2 yr contract) - $0.00

Extra Stuff: Says I can get $100.00 back with old sprint number. I do have a sprint phone and number but its not a smartphone so I?m not sure if this applies.



2. T-mobile Prepaid Plan
Price ? $30.00
Plan ? 100 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB - $549.99
* LG Optimus L9 [I think 16GB] - $290.00

Extra Stuff: It says the phones are included with a refill card. I?m guessing it?s a month?s worth of the plan?



3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB (4G LTE)- $149.99




**Final Thoughts/Questions:**

1. Do you think it?d be wise/safe to buy unlocked phones... Read more

A:About to get my first smartphone and smartphone plan

Mistake on a phone for Virgin mobile. Theres a galaxy S3 not S4, for 399.99

3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB (4G LTE)- $399.99
 

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I heard of.all kind things happen on out side wifi. Does Android have built in protection? Or what do you think seeing How phone have as much info as a computer. Is best not use free wifi like at local shops

A:Using wifi when your out on your phone

I see a program over in the UK, basicly your Phone will look for a wifi that you have used before, if your phone connects to this and you use it too connect to the internet you will be giving your detials that you log at that time to the person that is waiting with the Hacking software.

I believe it was the Gadget show. A channel 5 Production. Very interesting watching it.

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Hi,

I have a PC connected to a smc router (smc networks wbr14-g2) I have my internet modem connected to this router so I can have a strong wifi connection (my internet modem is pretty far away).

I configured the wifi signal, I added a WEP key, etc. Now I can connect my smartphone easily and has a strong internet connection, but my PC doesn't, it recognizes the signal, it connects to it, but it tells me that I have no internet access.

It seems strange to me that my smartphone can connect to internet, even play netflix, but my PC can't.

Any tips?

I have windows 7 operating system.

Thanks

A:WiFi Working on smartphone. Not working on PC

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if completely removing all settings for the router fixes the issue.

Also have you tired to change the security to WPA 2 Personal?

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Every time my phone rings my wifi signal temporarily disconnects. I use Verizon Fios and my router is a Actiontec MI424WR , the phone that is doing this is a Vtech 2.4GHz model 2428. I've tried changing the channel on the phone but cant seem to get it to change. I dont have a control panel on the main pc to control the router so I can't change the router channel at the moment. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thnx in advance.

 

A:Phone Rings= Wifi DC

Actually, you change the channel of the Actiontec router by logging into the router's web based configuration. If you have a connection to the router, you have the "control panel" to change the channel.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8174 Mb
Graphics Card: Radeon X1300/X1550 Series (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM), 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 916 GB (761 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0GDG8Y
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

Hi there again. Is there a device I can purchase which will allow me to move my router/modem from its current location (about 2 ft from my desktop pc) to another room in my house (upstairs and in a room which shares a wall but doesn't have a phone jack with the room I spend a lot of time in). It's my bedroom which is directly beside the room I want to place the router in and get a stronger wifi signal for my Chromecast supported tv, tablet and smart phone. I get a decent signal from the router's current location to my upstairs location,,,but I would love it if it was stronger and still allow the pc downstairs to get the same type of "decent" signal. Hope I haven't given anyone the headache I currently have from not being as clear as I would like.

thanks in advance,

Bruce
 

A:wifi without a phone jack?

Do you happen to have coaxial cable outlets in the rooms?
 

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From the start of connecting my LG G3 to my Windows 7 pro 64bit computer I could not get windows to recognize the phone. In the device manager I saw a driver named VS985 4G. Querying this driver returned "Windows cannot initialize the driver for this hardware (code 37)".

I deleted the driver and connected the phone again. The system automatically reinstalled the same driver and everything worked again, until the next time I tried to reconnect the phone to upload.

It worked that way for some months, then recently when I tried to delete & reinstall the driver it installed a driver named MTP USB device, returned the dialog "Driver Not Successfully Installed" and the device manager reported "Device cannot start (code 10)".

So I next went to the LG site and manually downloaded the driver I entered as VS985 4G. Installed it and again the device manager identifies it a LGE Android MTP device, with the same code 10 error.

I cannot get past this. I tried a system restore but because of limited restore space I couldn't go back more than 2 weeks, and that didn't help. Solution?

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From the start of connecting my LG G3 to my Windows 7 pro 64bit computer I could not get windows to recognize the phone. In the device manager I saw a driver named VS985 4G. Querying this driver returned "Windows cannot initialize the driver for this hardware (code 37)".

I deleted the driver and connected the phone again. The system automatically reinstalled the same driver and everything worked again, until the next time I tried to reconnect the phone to upload.

It worked that way for some months, then recently when I tried to delete & reinstall the driver it installed a driver named MTP USB device, returned the dialog "Driver Not Successfully Installed" and the device manager reported "Device cannot start (code 10)".

So I next went to the LG site and manually downloaded the driver I entered as VS985 4G. Installed it and again the device manager identifies it a LGE Android MTP device, with the same code 10 error.

I cannot get past this. I tried a system restore but because of limited restore space I couldn't go back more than 2 weeks, and that didn't help. Solution?
 

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From the start of connecting my LG G3 to my Windows 7 pro 64bit computer I could not get windows to recognize the phone. In the device manager I saw a driver named VS985 4G. Querying this driver returned "Windows cannot initialize the driver for this hardware (code 37)".

I deleted the driver and connected the phone again. The system automatically reinstalled the same driver and everything worked again, until the next time I tried to reconnect the phone to upload.

It worked that way for some months, then recently when I tried to delete & reinstall the driver it installed a driver named MTP USB device, returned the dialog "Driver Not Successfully Installed" and the device manager reported "Device cannot start (code 10)".

So I next went to the LG site and manually downloaded the driver I entered as VS985 4G. Installed it and again the device manager identifies it a LGE Android MTP device, with the same code 10 error.

I cannot get past this. I tried a system restore but because of limited restore space I couldn't go back more than 2 weeks, and that didn't help. Solution?

A:Windows will not recognize my smartphone

You have to change the USB connection method on the phone: To select a USB mode for a connection

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Hello.
I recently moved into a new office. And currently have no Internet access.

I'm willing to use my phone as a mobile hotspot for now.

However I want to buy a wifi printer.

My question is. If I use my phones hotpot to connect to the printer can I still send files from my phone to the printer to print off?

I'm looking at getting a wifi printer ASAP but just wanted to make sure.

Thanks in advance
Andy
 

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I have a HP d110a printer/copier/scanner. It was working perfectly well on wifi, and printing from different computers (a notebook running Vista Home Premium, a PC running Win 7, a PC running Win 8 64. It would also print from my smartphone, directly or via Google Cloud Print. All of a sudden, it will not print from any of the computers, neither from smartphone (except through google cloud print). I have removed and reinstalled the printer in every single of the sharing devices, but nothing changed. The wifi router settings have remained the same throughout. Any further advice?
 

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Yesterday I upgraded my internet to XFinity. Everything seemed to be working fine, but today I noticed it was incredibly slow. I took a speedtest a few minutes ago, and here were my results.

That's NOT the speed I'm paying for. My package included up to 150 Mbps download speeds, and what I got during the test was a joke, hardly any better than the DSL I upgraded from.

However, I downloaded the speedtest app on my phone and took it with the same settings and from the same location (both my phone and computer test were done over wifi, no cables). My results from the phone test were 24 Ping, 42.76 Mbps download, 12.09 Mbps upload. Still not what I'm paying for, but a TON better.

So I'm wondering how to improve the speed on my computer, because I know based on the test I took on my phone that my internet can hit much higher speeds.
 

A:Why is my wifi faster on phone than on computer?

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I have a router which I just reconfigured and set up. I had to reboot it because it decided to stop working recently (used to work fine on all wireless devices before)and now it connects to my phone OK but not to the laptop. Error msg says unable to connect to WiFi network and eventually troubleshooting shows two error messages:
Network cable not properly plugged in or broken (have checked and this does not seem to be the issue)
Problem with wireless adapter or access point
I need halps what do I do
 

A:WIFI CONNECTING TO PHONE BUT NOT LAPTOP

Make sure your computer sees the wireless connection and reconnect to it. If it sees it but does not connect you will need to remove the wireless profile.

What operating system are you using?
 

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I have a router which I just reconfigured and set up. I had to reboot it because it decided to stop working recently (used to work fine on all wireless devices before)and now it connects to my phone OK but not to the laptop. Error msg says unable to connect to WiFi network and eventually troubleshooting shows two error messages:
Network cable not properly plugged in or broken (have checked and this does not seem to be the issue)
Problem with wireless adapter or access point
I need halps what do I do
 

A:WiFi Connecting to Phone but not to Laptop

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Greetings from freezing Italy. I have been having a baffling problem of late. My samsung galaxy phone and galaxy tab lose the wifi connection in my home yet the laptop carries on Ok.

Often the signal comes back although it's hit and miss. Re-booting the modem also gets it back but why this is happening is a mystery and an irritant.
I have had 8 months of smooth service until this started happening a month ago. Sometimes in the morning the laptop is also down as well and I re-boot modem.

I suspect the modem, which is only 8 months old.

Any advice gratefully received.
Cheers

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Hi,
My Internet suddenly stopped working on my laptop. I can connect fine on my phone, so it doesn't seem to be a problem with the router. Nonetheless I've tried restarting the router but it didn't help (I've restarted my laptop too).
The windows troubleshooter said I'm connected fine and there's no problems, but I still can't access any Web pages. The icon on the task bar seems to be a monitor with a square in the top left corner rather than the usual connection bars.
I'm not on flight mode and there doesn't seem to be any physical switches on my laptop. I'm using Windows 10 and my Internet hasn't been working for around 24 hours now.
Hopefully someone is able to help me

A:Can connect to WiFi on phone but not laptop

Press the "Windows Button" and "R" simultaneously.
Typ in cmd
 
A new window will open.
Typ in cd Desktop
 
Then typ in ipconfig /all > ipconfig.txt
Go to your Desktop and open the file "ipconfig.txt".
Copy and paste the content of that file here.

 
1. You may wish to omit the "Host Name" part, because of your privacy!! (in case your hostname includes real names of you or someone else)
2. If you do already have a file called "ipconfig.txt" on the Desktop, then you may wish to move that file somewhere else, otherwise it is being replaced.

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I recently bought a samsung mobile phone that has bluetooth but not wifi. It also has a microusb port. I am wondering if there is a way to access wifi hotspots through some sort of converter (so I don't have to use expensive mobile internet) and also how to share internet from my PC to my phone. The PC is running windows 7 and does not currently have a bluetooth adapter.
 

A:Accessing wifi on a mobile phone

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I have a strange problem with my wifi at home.

I have 3 devices which connect to the router, a laptop, a notebook and a mobile phone.

This past week I've found that the phone won't connect unless the notebook is also connected (the laptop is almost always online).

I can't work out why, but unfortunately the router is one of those which is custom set by the ISP and I can't re-configure it. FWIW it's an Arris.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions
 

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Hi,
I'm looking for a solution to solve the next problem.
I have a handheld scanner /smartphone (Datalogic Memor)  that i want to use. I want to install the driver for this to put the smartphone as a drive in the filesystem. The supplier of the scanner/smartphone  doesn't supply a driver that  is
working this way.
I've used Windows Mobile Device Center and Synchronisation Center before , and that worked fine. Now i want only to install the driver from the update package  drvupdate-x86.exe.

I don't  get the driver separated from this package unless the fact that i isolated the MSI package out of the driver update package.
It Always seems to install he WMDC application anyway. But in windows 8 that functionality isn't necessary, because i dont want mail, contacts or documents to be synchronised. I just want to browse the file system!

I want to use this solution in our company on windows 8.1 devices.
Please, can anyone help me out here?


Matthijs.

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My parents don't have smartphones and from the "new technology" they're just using a laptop(Win 10). Viber will be very handy, considering that we live in a different countries. Is it possible to install it on a laptop without a smartphone? Bluestacks use to do the trick, but not any more. Any ideas?
 

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I'm trying to copy contacts for a client from a windows phone to a Nokia
The contacts are on the Phone and much larger than the sim card can hold - and also separate sims

So a few weeks ago, I have copied all the contacts to the SIM card on the windows Phone - placed into the Nokia and copied to the Nokia Phone
But we are missing quite a few contacts now - and because of sim activation and de-activation I did not want to mess around with simcard coping again

Windows Phone - Orange SPV M700
Nokia 6500 Slide
Windows Mobile Device Centre
Nokia Ovi Suite
Sony Laptop with Vista & Bluetooth
Outlook 2003

The Plan for Next Monday 7th

i will use my Sony Laptop with Bluetooth
I have used bluetooth to connect the phone before - but didnt have the sync software

I have Windows Mobile Device Centre
with Outlook 2003, windows - which is blank -
Nokia Ovi Suite - Which I know works with the phone
Bluetooth
So I can sync the windows phone using bluetooth to the Mobile Centre and use Oulook 2003 as contacts

Q1) can I just sync from the Windows Phone to outlook and therefore obtain a complete copy of the contacts - I do NOT want the blank contacts on outlook to delete the contacts on the phone , can I set up the Sync from Phone => outlook

then I will have a backup of the contacts on outlook and can save the contacts using export, which we also need to have

Next I can then with bluetooth connect to the Nokia phone and Sync with Outlook - this time the otherway
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Hi

I had posted this question in a few android/phone based forums and unfortunately no one there that can offer a solution. Hence, I joined here and looking for a solution and I am sure it is doable as one of my other phone is able to do it so basically it must be something to do with the settings on the phone or installing an additional pieve of software or app. Here is the question....

I am trying to connect to my office wifi which uses a proxy server.

Scenario 1: I am using Samsung Bada (wave 1), connected to the internet successfully and also any applications that require an internet connection including Samsung's app store.

While, connecting via open networks like home wifi and other friends' wifi also worked without any issue.

Scenario 2: Now I also have an android based Galaxy pocket: even after entering all the required proxy setting as mentioned above, I can access websites via browser but cannot access samsung's app store, google's play store, skype, sipdroid etc.,

I know it is nothing to do with the network administration as I am still accessing via my samsung wave but not via android. Please help me in identifying what I am missing. Is there anything like a network profile I need to assign for these applications?

thanks
S
 

A:Corporate Wifi access from android phone

We don't like to send people elsewhere, but for something like this your corporate IT department has the most knowledge of the network and how to use it.
 

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