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Old 10-13-2012, 01:51 AM   #1
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Connecting Acer Laptop to Verizon DROIDX mobile hotspot

Let me just start by saying I am not very good with computer related things and I'm not even sure if I'm posting this in the right place.
I am paying for the 3G mobile hotspot on my Motorola DROIDX. My Tivo service is able to connect to it just fine, but my Acer laptop with Windows Vista is having problems. My phone shows up as a possible wireless network and when I select it from the list it connects but I'm not able to use the internet. When I diagnose the problem it says that my modem or router is not available.
Please help me any help anybody can give me would help.

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Old 10-13-2012, 07:57 AM   #2
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I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to Linux Mint 12. It will get you where your going. Set up your computer as a dual boot with Linux Mint installed and come back for all the advice you need!

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