- CrackBerry User
- 36 Posts
Windows 8 and WiFi with Playbook
My old Win7 Laptop - 7 yrs old - is dying on me so I sprang for a new Win 8 HP laptop.
It connects to the router with no problem but while my dying Win7 laptop allows me to configure the Playbook to the computer, there does not seem to be a way to do this with Win8. On the old Laptop, I had a home group but on this one, I do not and do not expect to have one, unless it is necessary.
The Router is a Linksys WRT150N and has worked flawlessly with my old computer; and so far as e-mail and internet access, no problems at all. Is there a solution out there?
- 01-20-13, 09:46 AM #5
It's best to assign a static IP for your Playbook. That way your router isn't assigning a different IP every time you connect.
You can do that within the WiFi settings for your home network on the Playbook.Z30, Nexus 4, Kobo Arc 64GB, Playbook 16GB
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- CrackBerry Master
01-20-13, 10:21 AM #7
- 1,273 Posts
Here is some info about editing the hosts file on Windows 8:
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