Won't Redirect to login page on public wireless networks (e.g. coffee shops)

Discussion in 'Broadband Hardware' started by atfyfe, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. atfyfe

    atfyfe Guest

    Windows XP Home Ed. V5.1
    Firefox and IE

    I normally can get on wireless networks no problem. However, if the
    network requires I go to a certain page first (for example, to accept
    the conditions of their network) then I can't get on. Instead, my
    browser just tells me that my homepage cannot be found. I *think* the
    problem is that my browser won't allow me to be redirected to their
    network's login site, and just tries to go to my homepage. Then the
    network won't let me go to my homepage (yahoo) because I haven't gone
    through their login page yet.

    I've tired without my firewall, I've tried both my browsers, I've tried
    without any anti-virus software, etc. What could it be?
    atfyfe, Aug 6, 2006
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    Joker Guest

    You should try posting to the microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web
    newsgroup. This newsgroup supports Microsoft's Broadband Networking
    hardware and software only.


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