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Q: iphone can't connect to ad hoc

i've tried all possibility just to connect my iphone to my lap top ad hoc but it still fail. hope u could help me figure it out.
my laptop specs are as below

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Mohd Sharif>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Acer
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : RP614v4

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : RP614v4
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-64-07-09-74
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : RP614v4
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Con
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1F-16-B5-7A-E2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::d502:8fe5:e332:60c0%12(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Monday, August 22, 2011 6:03:22 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:03:22 AM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 268443414
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-12-6F-76-E8-00-1F-16-B5-7A-E2

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : RP614v4
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : isatap.RP614v4
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 12:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-00-54-55-4E-01
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:2818:cb3:c3cf:b716(Prefe
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2818:cb3:c3cf:b716%14(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 13:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 14:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 6TO4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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Dear community,

Whenever I plug-in my new iPhone SE to a Windows Laptop (i tried two different ones) it is not recognized and I receive the following message: "USB device not recognized. One of the USB Devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned and windows does not recognize it."

In the device manager, the iPhone SE is being shown as "unknown device" and it doesnt appear in portable devices.
My old iPhone 5S has no issues connecting to both computers. and my IPhone SE is recognized without problems by a Macbook.

I bought the iPhone 2 weeks ago and when I installed it and loaded the back-up on to it, everything worked fine.
Product: iPhone SE. iOS 9.3.3. all components (Windows, iOS, iTunes) are up to date.

I spent already hours on trying to solve the problem, going through dozens of websites searching for solutions:
- I tried different USB ports
- Itried different cables
- I totally deinstalled all apple software from my computer (including Bonjour, Apple Mobile Device, etc. etc. in the correct order)
- I re-installed itunes several times and in different versions
- I switched off my laptop, took out the battery
- I deinstalled, deactivated and installed the USB drivers several times
- I manually installed the USB driver several times
- I deinstalled iTunes and installed the drivers offered by CopyTrans
- Since I am currently working in a country which is embargoed (I work in humanitarian aid), I installed a VPN and installed iTunes w... Read more

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Your computer recognises the iphone as a camera device.Try this:

*Right-click "My Computer" & select Manage
*Select Device Manager
*In the right-hand pane,expand Imaging Devices&select the iPhone (camera)
*Right-click the iPhone camera & select Properties
*Click the Driver tab
*Click "Update Driver..."
*When asked if you should connect to the internet,select No,not this time
*Select Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)
*Check "Include this location in the search" and point it to:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRVSTORE\usbaapl_4351B7DAFF62F D33510D77DFAE3CF8CC82517571
*Click Next
*The driver should install and now when you open iTunes you will see your iPhone.
you can use this for future references

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Recently I bought a apple typec to lightning cable, but i can't use it in P51.I use it on Dell M3520?no ThunderBolt 3 version, it just a typec?success. I try to set TB3 is DP and USB in BIOS. Invalid, not any new devices in system 

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I'm sitting in front of it my new PC I just bought, minding my own business.

Suddenly a notice pops up and says your photos are ready.. and then I click it and find that all the pics from my iPhone are suddenly copied to the PC into the Photos App. This is so weird because I have never connected my iPhone to the PC. The phone does not sync to iCloud. Besides I don't even have iCloud on the PC.

The iPhone was sitting on the table nearby. I am extremely confused and worried because the PC just randomly copied all the pictures from my phone.

I tried googling but couldn't find anything. I found articles on 'How to connect your iPhone to Windows' and they all had 3-5 steps you had to follow through. But mine just did it on it's own without me wanting to do it!!

Can anyone explain how this happened??? I would love some clue!!!!

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Hello guys
My PC is HP. using OS windows 7,
today I tried to connect my iphone 4s, but saying: [USD device not recognized ]
restarted PC, turn off and start again.. still can't connect it,
this just happened today, what seems the wrong to be?
any help will be appreciated,
many thanks.

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Start here please

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Although my computer recognises my Iphone 4 it won't link up I keep getting the same Troubleshooting message:
'Bluetooth Peripheral Device doesn't have a driver' and when I try to find/download a driver I get there are no drivers needed for this device, yet after looking even further into it I'm told a driver is needed for this device to link up, windows 7 has told me that this particular device is compatible with Windows 7 so... any help please?

A:Iphone 4 won't connect to my computer


First suggestions here would be to change the USB port that you are connecting too and the USB cable.

Secondly I would do the following:

1) Click Windows Start/Home button
2) Type "devmgmt.msc" at the search (without quotes) textbox. Or go to device manager from control panel Or Right-Click on My Computer>Properties, Choose "Device Manager" from the left pane..
3) Expand "Universal Serial Bus Controller".
4) While iphone is connected, click the unknown device.
5) Right click the same and click on Update Driver Software
6) Click the second option "Browse my computer for driver software".
7) Click on "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer"
8) Click on "Have Disk" button.
9) Browse to the the path "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\Drivers"
10) Select "usbaapl.inf"
11) Now select "Apple Mobile Device USB Driver" under list of hardware model section.
12) It will add "Apple Mobile Device USB Driver" under "Universal Serial Bus Controller"
13) Restart your computer.

If you do not have the Apple\Mobile Device Support\Drivers directory then download and install itunes which should create it.

(above steps taken from: https://discussions.apple.com/thread...rt=15&tstart=0)

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OK. I have Windows Vista. I have ITunes. My son's Iphone, when plugged in, does show as a device. However, after 30 seconds or so, I always get this error:
We could not complete your ITunes Store request. The network connection timed out. Make sure your network setups are correct and your network connection is active then try again.

Well ... I certainly have a network connection, so I doubt that's the problem. What now?

A:iphone can't connect to ITunes store

What version of iTunes do you have? What browser are you using (ex) IE9,8, Firefox8, 7 etc, Chrome?

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I have an external bluetooth. I can pair my iphone 4 to the laptop, but then a failure and a driver not found...I dont know if the problem is from the iphone or from the laptop.. Thank you for your help.

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hey V570, hard to say which, but if you have another device that has bluetooth, try that and since this is an external bluetooth dongle, get in contact with the manufacturer.they might have updates to the bluetooth driver for that dongle.

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Hey everyone

I'm desperately trying to connect my iPhone and iPad to the wifi at work. I'm allowed to do this (as is everyone), although I appear to be having issues with both. I select the wifi network, enter the password and I just have a small spinning circle right beside the name of the wifi network, as if it's trying to connect but nothing happens.

The weirdest thing is that my iPhone was connected to the network about two weeks ago, but I restored my phone since then and now it's having issues. Actually, it was having issues before I restored the phone. The iPad is brand new as well and it has the same problem. Is it an issue with the OS update?

I can connect to my home wifi just fine, though, which makes me think that it's an issue with the router. The strange part about it is that all of the laptops here can connect to the wifi.

A:Trying to connect to wifi with both iPhone and iPad

I can connect to my home wifi just fine, though, which makes me think that it's an issue with the router. The strange part about it is that all of the laptops here can connect to the wifi.Click to expand...

may be an issue with the work network - if your allowed to connect - I would discuss with the IT department or person responsible for your work network

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I'm having trouble connecting my iphone 4s to my laptop, this has been going on for a while and I don't know what to do. Itunes seems to be working on okay, but whenever I connect my iphone 4s to my USB port I get an error. First let me say that I've had this problem for some time but I was running Win 8.1 Pro w/Med. Ctr., with installing that edition it gave me problems with copying and pasting. BUT I managed to wipe it and put Win 8 back, then upgraded to Win 8.1. Everything works great, even my copy and paste feature works. But still having trouble connecting my device. And I don’t physically connect it a lot, just mostly to backup and push more music down to it.

Does anyone have any idea why it’s doing this?


A:Solved: Iphone 4s Will Not Connect To Laptop

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I have registered for Acer Community and set for abApps on my laptop. I want to link my iPHONE to my laptop? Can not seem to find a linf on the Ace web page.Dumber than a sack of hammer handles,I know. Howerever any help you can give me will be appreciated.Using Windows 10.

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I have read, "No internet, secured" submitted by Kantakrew on Wednesday and will try to provide all information requested in his post to try not to reinvent the wheel. I have no way to download the Sysinfo Utility as my pc has no internet. I have no internet connection on the Windows 10 pc (which had one until Wednesday) but can connect normally to the WiFi with my iPhone and iPad.
I'm using an AmpliFi mesh system for WiFi and have been discussing with there customer support problems with that which may have caused the problem. No results except they suggested it may be a pc problem.
On Tues night I rebooted on of the mesh points in AmpliFi and the app found problems and suggested I "diagnose." I did that and it found problems with IP address, Gateway address, DNS address, and Internet connection. All those items were followed by "Please verify IPv4 configuration." It was late and I went to bed. The next morning, diagnosis of the WiFi mesh showed all those items OK...but I still had no internet connection on the PC.

I am using an HP desktop running Windows 10 Ver 10.0.15063, build 15063 for x64 based OS. Winver returns Version 1703 build 15063.483. BIOS is American Megatarends Inc. 507. 12/21/09.

When I open Device Manager and expand the Network Adapters I see Qualcomm Atheros 802.11 a|b|g|n working properly. Driver is 1/29/2016.

Windows had been restarted and shut down and started numerous times with no change in system perform... Read more

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Up until yesterday, I could connect my iPhone to the internet via my Win 7 laptop using an ad-hoc network and internet connection sharing. Now I can connect the two with the wifi ad-hoc network, and my internet connection is shared, but the iPhone just can't see the internet connection. I know it's a Win 7 problem because the iphone connects to the net fine using an ad-hoc network and connection sharing when I boot my laptop (MacBook) into OSX (snow leopard).

Both networks (3G internet and wifi ad-hoc) are classed as 'work' networks in Win 7. Can you help ? it's a real pain having to switch to OSX to update my iPhone.....

Things I changed recently - installed Boot Camp 3.1 64bit (am running Win 7 Ultimate 64bit).

A:iPhone Can't Connect to Internet via Ad-Hoc Wifi

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Hi All

HereI am posting in the middle of moving house, I brought a new router (NetcommN600 model NENB16WV02) http://www.officeworks.com.au/retail/products/Technology/Networking/Wireless-Modem-Routers/NENB16WV02

Duel band - not had any experience with one like that, anyway at the new placemy notebook connects fine, (wired and Wi-Fi) it shows both when I searchfor a Wi-Fi connection

My iPhone however does not, I found out that the iPhone 4s does not connect to the 5MHz (via an internet search) but does the 2.4 of which when I search to connect, it shows up the 2.4 and I go to connect and it says connection failed something about the password which is the same password I used when I connected the notebook (phone is updated)

The puzzling part is, that when I first configured the router at the place I am moving FROM (different providers) before taking it over to the new place, the phone connected fine, to the 2.4 connection, my main computer connected fine also, when I first tested it out (friends phone connects - different type of phone - at the new place using the same password

Can someone, from the info I have put here, work out what I am missing here.

Will carry on using older N300 Modem/Router till I have worked this out.

The only difference I can see is that the two computers have different versions of Windows 7 (Notebook - Windows 7 Pro, Sony - Windows 7 Home Premium) but cannot think of anything between the two OS that would cause this to happen.

Thanks in advance... Read more

A:Solved: iPhone will not connect to router

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I have an iphone and I've installed Itunes on my new Windows 7 computer. I've used itunes easily with my computer for two years, but now with the new one, when I connect it, it keeps saying "device not successully installed." If I try to plug it in again, it says it won't install because it was unplugged. Iv'e tried this over and over.....not sure what to do at this point. FWIW: I've tried two different connection cables, but it's seeing it; it just won't install the connection so I can get my phone connected so I can backup, load tunes/photos, etc. Any ideas?

A:Solved: Iphone won't connect to new Windows 7 PC

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Hey there..

Got a dilemma.. Been trying to connect to wireless network connection..

I've opened up control panel, then network connections and see that "wireless network connection" is not connected, firewalled?? But when i open it up I'm active displays all green for signal strength but as soon as I go to connect a window pops up saying: windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longer be in range. Please refresh the list of available networks and try to connect again..

I do that and still pops up with the same statement..

But if I plug my iPhone in through the USB port I can get Internet..

Can you please help..

A:iPhone 4Gs wont connect to my computers Wifi..

Unplug the power plug to the Modem and the Router. Plug the power into just the Modem (unless you have a modem/router combo) When all the lights come up, plug in the power to the Router (unless combo of course)
Now Go to Start/Run and type inetcpl.cpl and press enter/Connections/LAN Settings. Make sure all the boxes are unchecked. Now go to Start/Run and type ncpa.cpl and press enter. Right click the Local Area connection/Properties scroll down to Internet Protocol (TCP-IP)/Properties. Make sure Obtain an IP Address and DNS Server Address Automatically are both checked. Now go to Start/Run and type CMD and press enter. IN the Command Prompt type ipconfig /release and press enter. the IP Address changes to Now type ipconfig /flushdns and press enter. Now type ipconfig /renew. Now type ipconfig /all. You should have a new IP address try it again. If you still cannot connect please include the text output of your ipconfig /all in your next post

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hi guys having an issue with an iphone 3gs connecting onto an exchange 2003 server, all it comes up with is account cant be verified!

any ideas? im sure its something stupidly simple that im being dim about

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OK, I bought a new Kaiser Baas mini wireless keyboard last week to use on my iPhone 4. ($50.00)

Cranked up the new mini keyboard, it was recognized by iPhone 4 Bluetooth, did the pairing thingo and after I typed in the four digit code to activate it - it worked like a charm. Could happily use it to type on iPhome 4 (one) and a happy black duck.

I then decided to also put it on iPhone 4 (two) and nothing - no way it would recognize the keyboard - just kept searching.

Tried iPhone 4 (three) - same thing.

Dragged out my old reliable iPhone 3GS and wham, instant connection and useability straight off.

Went to my neighbour and tried it on his new iPhone 4, nothing. Keyboard wouldn't even looked at it, so that is now four iPhone 4's that will not pick it up by Bluetooth.

I did a bit of Googling and found one hint that said "once the initial 4-digit activation code is typed on the keyboard you don't get any more chances." Seems it is a one-shot connection only.

Did the sensible thing - finally - got onto Kaiser Bass in Oz who were very good but assured me the keyboard would connect to any number of devices so obviously my problem. Surprise surprise! The Techie assured me that they had also tried it on their own iPhone 4's in the officer and no problems.

I then did all the high tech troubleshooting such as duh, new batteries in the keyboard, turned ther iphone 4's off and on, shook them all, looked at them for quite a long time, walked away,... Read more

A:Solved: Wireless keyboard won't connect to (3) iPhone 4's

One for the books, just kept at it and at it and after an incredible 21 times, voila, connected fine!

Have no idea how it fixed but makes me a bit suspect bthat the iPhone 4 is nowhere as good as the old 3GS..........

Never mind, all OK now.

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Asus PCE-N15n Wireless Lan-E
Driver: 2010.9.906.2013

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I have an Acer Aspire that shows my home network and at full strength, but won't connect. It will however connect to other wifi, as well as my iPhone hotspot. Other devises in the house will also connect to the router, so the problem doesn't seem to be there. I was told that my settings are probably off and that I needed to create a new home ip address. Tried doing the ipconfig/release and then renew, but that doesn't work if I can't connect to that IP address. How can I get it to recognize the IP address?


A:Acer won't connect to home wifi, but will to IPHONE

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My pc was working fine till I shut it down n restarted it and now it won't connect to the Internet I am running windows vista 32 bit service pack 1 and is wired to my router but I can connect my ipad(which I'm using now) and iPhone through wireless

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When I plug the USB adaptor into the computer and teh USB cord up with the phone the computer will not recognize that anything is plugged in and the little light that normally lights up when working will not light up.

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Hi, can anybody please help me set up a wireless access point?
I have an Acer aspire 5315, recently removed Vista and installed Xp SP3 with SATA Drivers. I'm trying to use an Atheros AR5007EG network adapter to set up a network. My computer comes integrated Intel/PRO Wireless 2200BG Acer InviLink 802.11b/g LAN connection, and i'm using a usb vodafone huawei broadband modem to connect to the internet. I need to learn how to configure internet connection sharing and to create a connection so i can access the internet on my iphone.

I've updated the drivers for my network adapter but im pretty clueless on how to go about it from here... any help would be incredible.


A:Solved: help creating a wifi or ad-hoc network to connect my iPhone

You need a broadband wireless router. I would recommend Linksys, although that is just personal opinion.

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Good day all,

Okay I recently purchase a laptop, a dell latitude d630 it's windows 7. Been having internet problems on and off almost since I bought it. Now today it's just not connecting at all. My iPhone connects to the clear just find. I rebooted both the connection and laptop but to no avail. I'm not where near another computer not at least 2 more days because I'm doing live in work. So I'm hoping I can get bk. any suggestions advice?

A:Solved: Can't connect to internet with laptop wirelessly but iPhone can

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So i have the latest version of itunes my computer and Itouch,Iphone are all updated. When i plug in any of them it says required software is not found need to reinstall itunes. Ive reinstalled it twice and still have the same issue. Im lost on how to
fix it..please help out thanks

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This alas, is a very well known and oft posted problem (www.whirlpool.com.au) and appears unresolvable!

Basically my Iphone - sitting on top of the router - will not consistantly connect AND maintain the connection.

If I keep at it over and over again it will eventually connect but then lose same in a matter of a few seconds.

As this NETGEAR modem also handles my wife's PC and a laptop without any problems, I have to believe it is in the iPhone settings that the problem exists!

OK, I have done the following:

1. Done a factory reset on the NETGEAR modem
2. Reset the iPhone to factory (Yuck!)
3. Reset over and over again the NETWORK SETTINGS on the iPhone
4. Set up "another" network with NETGEAR to see if the default one it finds is "faulty"
5. Pretty well done everything that has been suggested on the www.whirlpool forums where, as above, thias is a very common problem, all to no avail!

Everything points to a weak, poor or broken NETGEAER conection but the little connection ICON comes in loud and clear and when I do finally get a connection it works fine - for a few seconds!

The iPhone worked well on this exact system setup after purchase and it is only in the last few weeks that it has gone bad!

Wonder if I reset the phone back to original via iTunes if that would work?

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I am unable to connect HP Split 13X2 laptop with my iphone 6 by bluetooth. In my iphone under bluetooth some other devices are listed as connected not my laptop. The other devices search keep running endlessly for hours without connecting.  In the laptop under bluetooth devices it shows my iphone as paired. But when i send an imag it failed to send. Tried several times without success.  Any Help Babu

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when I connect any Apple device via USB, iPhone 5 or 6, iPad, it lets me access the interneal storage but in iTune it does not show up / is not recognized.The same devices on an older Laptop with Windows 7 work flawlessly.No change by trying all available USB ports or different cables.On Device Manager under "Universial Serial Bus controller" no Apple related entry can be foundRe-installing all Apple related software did not helpBoth Windows 10 and iTunes have the latest versionResetting "Lockdown Folder" did not helpRe-starting PC and Apple device did not help

A:iTunes does not connect to iPhone or iPad on HP Spectre x360

Sunnyhill wrote:when I connect any Apple device via USB, iPhone 5 or 6, iPad, it lets me access the interneal storage but in iTune it does not show up / is not recognized.The same devices on an older Laptop with Windows 7 work flawlessly.No change by trying all available USB ports or different cables.On Device Manager under "Universial Serial Bus controller" no Apple related entry can be foundRe-installing all Apple related software did not helpBoth Windows 10 and iTunes have the latest versionResetting "Lockdown Folder" did not helpRe-starting PC and Apple device did not helpDid you contact Apple support about their iTunes not connecting? iTunes is a Apple product not a HP product.

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I've had spotty luck connecting to my iPhone via Wifi to gain internet access over LTE. In the midst of troulbeshooting, I once hit 'forget' this network instead of disconnect, and had to go through all sorts of hoops and a registry hack to get it to appear back in the list of available networks.  Still it's not very predictable.  I turn on my LTE Personal Hotspot on my iPhone and then go hunting for it on my Thinkpad 370, and the solution doesn't ever seem to be the same thing twice: 1) Turn Wi-Fi on/off2) Show available networks from setttings (many times)3) Reboot4) Change power settings on Wi-Fi Adapter5) Fiddle in control panel6) Show available networks again and again, sometimes this causes the iPhone to show up at the top of the list of hot spots nearby.7) Go to network status, sometimes the iPhone just shows up under status and connects. It's really just unpredictable I'm afraid.  I don't have it paired as a bluetooth device, so there's not that complication I'm afraid. Has anyone seen this odd behavior and is there a known good process to make it work correctly?  Similar to my post on my bluetooth headphones in the same forum, I'm really just looking for a consistent experience. Thanks in advance for any sage advice.  

2000 T61 ? ten years of various terrible Dell & HP work laptops - 2014 MacBook Pro 13.3 - 2015 HP 800G1 (just a train wreck) - 2017 Yoga 370 ? 2018 T560

A:WiFi Access Point on iPhone via LTE, once forgotten, now flaky to connect

I'll start with stating that I don't think this has anything to do with your issue, so FWIW:
I had strange wifi problems with my pre-production 370 with some access points.  I don't recall seeing exactly what you describe, but certainly had inconsistent behavior.
The "fix" in my case was fiddling with the channel width settings for the card via device manager.  I've since swapped in an Intel 8260NGW and haven't seen the same behavior.  There have also been a ton of updates since then too so it's possible that whatever was going on would have been resolved by now anyway.

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Apologies if I get some of the technical jargon wrong but I pretty useless when it comes to IT issues.

I have a Satellite Pro A200 and had problems connecting to various wifi connections.
The computer would see the wifi connection and connect to it but i wasn't able to connect to the internet.

The office issue has now been sorted by our IT support guy (security settings on the new router we too complex for my PC or something like that) but he wasn't able to solve the problem of not being able to connect to my iphone to use the 'hotspot' feature via wifi.

Does anyone know a way of solving this or is it a simple fact of the laptop being too old and really needs updating?

Thanks for any assistance anyone is able to give.

A:Satellite Pro A200 failing to connect with iphone hotspot via wifi

> Does anyone know a way of solving this or is it a simple fact of the laptop being too old and really needs updating?

This is not a question of notebook age?
As far as I know not all mobile phone providers support this?
You should firstly ask your mobile provider if you can use the tethering function.

If this would be supported my mobile provider, then you have to connect the iphone to the notebook firstly
For that you?ve got two options: you could use the BT connection (in such case check if notebook supports BT too) or via USB cable provided with the iPhone.

(PS: As far as I know tethering is support by iOS3.0 and higher?)

After the iphone has been connected to the notebook you need to enable the tethering on iphone.
Under Settings -> Network you should see the option internet tethering? this need to be enabled.
Now you should be able to see that in Network & sharing Center of the control panel.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1015 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 52940 MB, Free - 22528 MB; D: Total - 19061 MB, Free - 15717 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., , , . . .
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled
Started laptop and couldn't connect to wireless network, which used to work. I tried "netsh..reset.log" , "netsh.." , Repairing the network connection but still not working.
HELP anyone please. lost

A:Can't connect to wireless network but capable of connecting to internet thru iphone

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Going nuts!! All of a sudden my pc wont connect to wifi.  Wont recognise any available networks.   Have checked that my Bluetooth is up to date and is on.    Really bizarre that my ipad, iphone and husband's laptop all connect no problem.  How do I fix this please???

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Hi all,

I'm having quite a headache with my current components. I have a home Sony VAIO Computer running XP Media Center Edition, Belkin Wireless N Router, HP B209 Wireless printer, 1 year old Lenovo laptop, and an iPhone 4s.

I can't make them all play together.

I noticed yesterday that my iPhone hadn't been connecting to the WiFi for several days, so I tried to see what might be going on. I tried to force pair the iPhone by turning off Data Connection, which usually forces the WiFi, which it did, but then when I went to a webpage it wouldn't load even though wifi was showing full signals.

I then booted up my lenovo laptop, and it connected to the internet and worked like a charm. Then my iPhone4s started working again. Awesome!

I couldn't leave well enough alone.

Why not now finally set up the wireless aspects of my HP B209 that I've never used, so I can print from my laptop wirelessly, which I've always wanted to do.

So I was able to setup the printer after adding the MAC address of the printer to my belkin router by going to the IP address for the router and adding that specific address, I changed NOTHING ELSE.

Wirelessly printed from my home computer to do the first test, worked. Awesome!

uh oh...

Internet on laptop not working now. It shows my wireless network with full bars in range, but when I go to connect it simply says it cannot connect, right away. I check my phone, wireless GONE again! I tried to force pair the phone, n... Read more

A:Trying to connect hp b209 wireless printer, laptop & iPhone to Belkin router

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I have a Yoga 13 running Windows 8.1 that has recently stopped connecting to my home wireless network. All the latest Windows Updates are installed at this time.I have uninstalled the Realtek Network device and the related drivers, rebooted and tested without luck.This unit sees the networks and if I enter a wrong password, it asks for a re-entry of the correct password.  When the correct password is entered it says "Checking Network Requirements" then fails with "Can't connect to this network"None of the troubleshooting services have been successful.All my other devices connect without any issues. I am runniing a Netgear R8000 Nighthawk wireless router. What is odd is that this laptop will connect to my iPhone 6 hotspot without any issues. I suspected a windows update may be the cause so I downloaded drivers from Lenovo for the wireless adapter.  Uninstalled the current ones, rebooted, and then installed the Lenove supplied drivers.  Still no joy. Any other suggestions short of a reinstall of the OS? Cheers! Hawkeye007

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I am running Win7/Pro x64. My System Spec is in my Profile.

I do not have iTunes installed on my desktop. I do have an iPhone 5, a hand-me-down from my son.

Yesterday the phone needed to be charged. I attached it to a USB port. I was asked by the phone if I trusted my desktop. I said yes. I was told that there were no new images on the phone to import, a fact I already knew. I've encountered this dialog before. It seems to be part of the procrustean Apple way of computing.

What troubles me is that a process started about the time I plugged in the phone. At a rate of 5-10 files/sec the 'modified' date was changed on over 3,500 jpg files on my data drive. I've not analyzed the order in which they were processed but suspect that it was A-Z on the file names and also on folder names.

Could this behavior result from iTunes running its 'sync' process? If so, is there anything I can do to prevent it from happening again?

If we have no Apple OS experts on this forum, does anyone know of an 'Apple forum' that is as respected as sevenforums is in the Windows world?



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How to make your own iPhone Ringtone and transfer it to your iPhone directly?

A:How to make your own iPhone Ringtone and transfer it to your iPhone directly?

Here's a paid one....
Seems to be a few listings.
Google search.

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I just got the new iPhone 4S and I have a 3GS as my old phone with no way to transfer my contacts. I was told I could save a backup of my 3GS to itunes, then load the backup onto my 4S.

Well my 3GS won't backup, it keeps saying "iTunes could not backup the iphone because an error occurred" without any error code. I've wiped my old backup, I've cleared sync history. I'm using a PC with itunes with the latest itunes version 10.5.

What can I do to get my contacts over to the new phone?

A:Error backing up iPhone - trying to transfer contacts to new iPhone 4S

You may have to load them one at a time.

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I already have a home security camera system. What I'am looking for is software I can put on my desk top that will notify me on my iphone when motion detection is activated. As well as allow me
to monitor the cameras from my iphone.

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Hi All,

I am new to this forum..few day agai got to know that I can make my Windows 7 Laptop a HotSpot via Virtual WiFi...so I tried to make my laptop hotspot and the same can be detected from my iPhone also...i can connect connect iPhone to my laptop...but i cant access any internet..
i have also tried putting off my firewall but with no use....
can somebody help me out with the same?

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Okay, so my desktop is connected to the network by wifi to the wireless N (plus B and G) router. It connects to the internet fine and dandy. My iPhone can connect to the router, but drops the wifi signal most of the time. It doesn't seem to want to hold the connection because of either distance or interference from the wall or whatever.

What I want is to connect the iPhone's wifi to the computer for a stronger connection. But I don't want to move the router because it's centrally located and my office is kinda further away from it.

1 computer
1 802.11n wireless USB adapter connected to computer
1 802.11g wireless PCI adapter connected to computer
1 802.11n router connected to internet
1 iPhone with 802.11b/g connectivity
Is it possible to do this? I know what people have done it with one wired connection and a wireless connection from the computer. But can it be done with TWO wireless adapters connected to the computer?

Thanks in advance for any replies....

PS...I know it'd be easier to just use the computer to browse the internet since I'd be in the office anyway...but I work as a 3D modeler and alot of times I'm testing renders for scenes and such and can't stop the render without losing the progress. If I browse while it's rendering, it's possible I can crash the computer because of the heavy resources the 3D engine is already using.

A:Possible to connect iPhone's wifi to computer that is connected by wifi to the net?

Doesn't hurt (except maybe your time) to try. Get an ad-hoc wireless network working between computer and iPhone (using dynamic addressing). Then in Network Connections bridge the two wireless connections.

If it doesn't work, show the following for the computer before you bridge and when you have the bridge.

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.

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I had no problem with my iPhone 5 I just got the 6. I updated iTunes but when I plug my phone in it says I need to update my iTunes. I am on a Mac 10.7.5.

A:iTunes is updated wont connect to iPhone til updated

it might be a case of going through the motions. click checking for the itunes update to resolve it.. "Check for updates" its going to say iTunes isnt up to date. but Download iTunes from Apple and see if everything syncs ok

beyond this, even a new phone will respond to updates or the latest upgrades. latest imo was el capitain on the Mac app store.

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I am trying to get my SMS,contacts and pictures on my iPhone to be put either onto my computer or onto iTunes and I don't know how to do this.
Any help or advice would be greatly received.
Thanks in advance.
Could you suggest a transfer???

A:How can i backup iphone 3GS sms/contact to new iphone 4?

Cucusoft iPhone Tool Kits can also transfer Music/Video from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your computer.

Backup Photos to Any Folder on Computer
Backup SMS to to Computer with Multiple File Formats
Backup Call List to Computer with Multiple File Formats
Backup Contacts to Computer with Multiple File Formats
iPhone Disk & file Utilities


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Is there a way that I can sync my Outlook contacts with my Iphone 4s so that the contact appears as displayed by outlook.
Example: Mr. Richard Jones
FILE AS: Rich Jones

This is the option to display in outlook and I would prefer to display on phone the same.

A:Sync Outlook with Iphone display in Iphone name from outlook: FILE AS:

Hello. I have an android phone which is synced with my gmail account. I have eyed the new iphone 5 and will soon be moving data and contacts from my android to my iphone.

Before migrating to the iphone and mess up something with my contacts, i want to sync all to my outlook. So I wish to achieve sync from Android to Outlook and then from Outlook to the new iphone - is that possible?

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How can I check to see which I have?
I was looking into the "Siri" service, and don't see it.
Recently upgraded to the OS5. Does that matter?

A:Solved: iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S

Check for the Model number under Settings > General > About

From what I've read on the Apple forums, if you have the iPhone 4, it won't support the Siri integration.

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