7 inch mini netbook problem

  denis93 21:43 07 Mar 2013
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my niece go this http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/290392891299?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649,and she says she cannot get internet explorer working on in,and ideas please?

  northumbria61 23:05 07 Mar 2013

Has she got any connection at all to the Internet? If not there should be a button/switch somewhere on the netbook for Wi-Fi - check to see if it is turned ON.

  lotvic 23:13 07 Mar 2013

Is this it ebay.co.uk 7" Mini Netbook Notebook Laptop WIFI Windows CE 2GB HD

Is she having problems with opening Internet Explorer or is the problem Internet Access - not being able to browse the internet. Is she having problem connecting to Router?

I note it has:

Networking/Data Link Protocol: Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g

Wireless Connection: Wifi

Support WPA(Wifi Protected Access), AES / CCMP & WEP with TKIP securtiy

so her router needs to be able to work in multi mode b, g, and n. Most routers are now n which is the fastest, so might need to go into routers homepage and make sure it is enabled for all three modes.

  denis93 23:47 07 Mar 2013

yes lotvic that is it,connection keeps dropping,router is already set for the three modes

  denis93 14:23 09 Mar 2013

when i said that is it,i didnt mean its fixed,i meant that is it in the link above

  Woolwell 14:33 09 Mar 2013

Try changing the wifi channel.

If I understand your posts correctly the problem isn't internet explorer but the connection keeps dropping.

  denis93 16:53 09 Mar 2013

thank you all,got it working on wireless,but it is incredibly slow,takes about 4 minutes to load a web page even when wired to the router,how can i speed it up please,i have virgin 30mb broadband.

  Woolwell 17:00 09 Mar 2013

I doubt that you can. There is minimal RAM on the machine.

  Woolwell 17:08 09 Mar 2013

A thought - What happens with mobile site eg m.bbc.co.uk/news ?

  denis93 17:09 09 Mar 2013

is that normal on those machines 4 minutes to load a web page,if so why do people buy them,they are only fit for the bin.

  Woolwell 17:29 09 Mar 2013

I don't know if it is "normal". There is no manufacturer's name and I guess that it originated in China.

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