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Sprint USB & setting up a wifi network

by bkizhner / April 14, 2008 4:22 AM PDT

I am trying to set up a wi fi network at home. I have a Sprint USB Novatel Ovation U720 stick (Internet connection)

What do I need to do this all the routers I see have an ethernet port for the internet connection. I tried uaing an adapter but the internet is not being recognized.

Please Help.

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Which router do you have?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 4:56 AM PDT

You didn't give any detail such as what router and more. The good news is routers for that USB stick are at places like 3gstore.com

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will try 3Gstore.com
by bkizhner / April 14, 2008 5:06 AM PDT

I do not have a router yet, i borrowed one to check is an addapter would work. I will try the 3Gstore.com looks promising, any suggestions?

Thank you.

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The details are not in your posts.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 5:19 AM PDT
In reply to: will try 3Gstore.com

What router did you borrow? Most can't use your USB broadband device.

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correct
by bkizhner / April 14, 2008 5:25 AM PDT

I had the wrong type of router. The strange thing is that you are the first person to point me in the right direction. I've been to several stores. No one had any idea of what was required. including Sprint online help.

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You are experiencing today's new support staffers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 7:20 AM PDT
In reply to: correct

In this forum you'll find those that deal with these sorts of issues where the rest seem to only know which DVD or game is selling well.

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