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Old 11-08-2008, 06:46 AM   #1
kittenmueller
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Angry Need help with vista/ freespire dual boot internet access.


Hi, I am totally new to freespire. Just installed it onto a dell inspiron running vista Home Pre. Sp1. All went well but i cannot get online with freespire.
I have comcast cable for isp. Not wireless although i do have belkin wireless hooked into modem for laptop.
Thanks

I am clueless and need someone to walk me thru Baby steps.
When in freespire it does not see any networks , no info whatsoever when i try to set it up.
Where do i start??
 
Old 11-09-2008, 05:57 AM   #2
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First we should know how you are connected to internet. Is it vpn, or pppoe, or something else?

As for belkin devices - they are known by their poor support of linux. Try to google for it and pray you're lucky.
 
Old 11-09-2008, 06:59 AM   #3
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How do i tell what it is connected thru?
I have comcast cable, motorola modem - wired. The belkin is wireless for my laptop - not a cncern other then it is connected to the motorola.
 
  


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