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trying to connect to wireless WiFi network at work

Discussion in 'Networking' started by bevnherbs, Jun 28, 2010.

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  1. bevnherbs

    bevnherbs Thread Starter

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    I have a new iPhone 4Gs. at work I noticed under available networks that there is one labeled 'Free Public WiFi' but when i try to access this i get no where. no error messages come up or request for password. Mainly I'm trying to use this wifi for FaceTime connect with the iphone. I am told that others try to access this network and can't get to the internet either.
    What could be the problem? the strength is about 50% but even when I walk to an area that is supposedly FULL strength signal it won't work then either. the DHCP address is:169.254.106.123 subnet mask: 255.255.0.0
     
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    Well, you most likely answered your own question. Others that try to connect can't either. I'd suggest that maybe that free public WiFi isn't working.
     
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    I'd be suspicious of an unknown network labeled 'Free Public WiFi'. Cities, restaurants, libraries, etc., offering such usually have some ID in the name.
     
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