Laptop wireless connections abroad

  robinchittenden 12:31 03 Apr 2008
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My Viao laptop would not connect to a hotel wireless system in Costa Rica. Do I need to adjust some settings for this to happen?

  Ditch999 11:12 04 Apr 2008

Did your laptop shown any wireless connections available? What OS is it?

  robinchittenden 12:52 04 Apr 2008

Yes it did show they were available, but couldn't seem to connect in the niormal way. Thought they may be at a different frequency or something. OS is windows xp. Hope that helps. R

  anchor 13:04 04 Apr 2008

I have no idea if things are different in Costa Rica; perhaps some world travellers may know.

In France and Spain all I do on my Vaio is to look for available open networks, and select one. Works fine.

  ambra4 13:48 04 Apr 2008

Have you check the hotel front desk as you might need a pin # to access the wireless Network and a security code to access the Internet

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