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by keith parson / July 17, 2008 9:44 PM PDT

i have a dell x51,my problem is when i try to download and sync things even from dell it says this is not a valid pc application,why is this,am i doing something wrong can someone tell me what to do,thanks

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The usual.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2008 9:45 PM PDT
In reply to: help me

Uninstall any and all "download accelerators."

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by keith parson / July 17, 2008 9:49 PM PDT
In reply to: The usual.

where do i find them as i havent put any on

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re:i see
by keith parson / July 17, 2008 10:19 PM PDT
In reply to: re

but i cant even use the wifi its telling me i have a signal but its asking me for imformation i dont know like the gateway and dns.when i try to go on the internet it tells me the page cannot be found due to unknown error 0x80072f78,so i dont know.

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Re: wifi doesn't work
by Kees Bakker / July 17, 2008 10:26 PM PDT
In reply to: re:i see

- How exactly did you set up the wifi? The usual Windows XP screens for that aren't asking about gateway and DNS, as far as I remember, only SSID and encryption data.
- Are you using your own private router, or are you trying to connect to a public hotspot?

- That error 0x80072f78, does that occur when you try to use that non-working wireless connection or when using a wired connection?
- How do you manage to connect the forum if nothing works?
- What browser is "it"? Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera?
- How does your original post over wrong applications fit into the picture that you sketch now?

It's all very unclear. Try to write ONE post and CLEARLY define and describe all your problems.


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well lets see
by keith parson / July 17, 2008 10:59 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: wifi doesn't work

at the moment im on my laptop,im using wifi from someone appartment(not mine)so i think you can call that a hot spot and im on internet i said its picking up a signal as it shows that from the bottom of my pda but keeps telling me page cannot be found.

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"im using wifi from someone appartment(not mine)"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2008 11:07 PM PDT
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Then all bets are off. I would not spend any time on this connection as you can't tell what should or should not work.

Try "your connection" or "your router."

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Which could be proper.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2008 10:29 PM PDT
In reply to: re:i see

Imagine the owner that had the ethernet cable plugged in. They would call in with the same error messages on wifi. Not to shortchange you but to explain why this happens requires a small course in networking. Let's just say it's proper in that setup.

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Re: can't download and sync
by Kees Bakker / July 17, 2008 9:57 PM PDT
In reply to: help me

- What do you mean with "sync"?
- What program are you using to download things?
- Are "things" only programs, or do they include pictures, documents, pdf-files?
- Do you have problems downloading patches from Windows update also?
- Can you give an example (detailed link) that we can try?


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