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29-Apr-2011, 11:08 PM #1
MIFI 2200 won't connect
MIFI 2200 works with the USB connected to the computer but, won't transmit to another computer.

It is a desktop. So I put in a wireless card. It will identify that the network is there but, will not access it. Is there a difference between what a desktop wireless card will access and what a laptop or mobile device will talk with.
There seems to be because the MIFI will connect to a Droid and a laptop but, not to the desktop I want it to.

Is there a different card or some kind of USB thingy that I can use to make the two devices talk.


MIFI is a verizon cellular product to connect up to 5 computers.

It will work when plugged in directly but, not when it has to use the wireless card.

The computer I want to connect has a wireless card and will recognize the network but, won't connect. It is a desktop, not a laptop or mobile device.

Thank you for your consideration

Turns out that you can buy a WiFi adapter in a USB plug and play device for a newegg price of 7.99 dollars to a high price of about 150 bucks.

Is there any card that I can put inside the computer so I can make this permanent?

Last edited by tonyacardo; 29-Apr-2011 at 11:42 PM.. Reason: found new information
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30-Apr-2011, 07:55 AM #2
you can use the device in two modes - USB, Wireless

what mode are you using it - should be wireless - you can then connect upto 5 devices to the MiFi with wireless and use the mobile broadband connection - Note your data plan , as it could get expensive
Please let us know what the final solution was to any problem posted
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30-Apr-2011, 11:43 AM #3
Your post was not clear to me. I'm assuming you have installed wireless in the desktop and the MIFI is working.

Are you using XP's wireless utility (WZC) or a wireless utility that came with the card? Do you have the latest driver from the manufacturer's web site?

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
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Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
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