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j3sor3n
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Ok. So I setup the mk4, fresh from the factory (few weeks ago). Added a usb wireless, mk4 can hit the internet through it. Devices snatched up by Karma. Life is pretty grand.

I take the device to a location that only allows mobile devices to connect to the internet (unauthorized). If you have a laptop you have a sign-in screen to connect.

The device is connecting to that network fine just not able to sign-in.

My question is if there is a way to make the network (ResNet??) believe that the device connecting is a mobile device and NOT a USB wireless? Make sense?

It took a lot for me to figure out the issue. I finally tried to get an internet address from the 42.1 page and it gave this html code which let me to the question. I couldn't find any Google searches that helped. And thought hmm, someone may know something up in here.

Code from the page:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<title>Unrecognized UserAgent</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<META HTTP-EQUIV="Pragma" CONTENT="no-cache">
<script language="JavaScript" src="/common/js/util.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<table class="setmain">
<tr>
<td width="760" height="314" align="center"><p><img src="images/masthead.jpg" width="750" height="110" class="masterImage"></p>
<h2>
<p>Welcome to the ResNet!</p>
</h2>
<p class="ClientbodyText">In order to ensure a safe operating environment
for all users of the campus network, all computers are required to install
and run various software to ensure a safe operating environment (anti-virus
software, appropriate security patches, etc.).  </p>
<p> <a href="javascript:popup('html/policy.htm')">Click here to read the
full Policy</a></p>
<p>At this time, we do not recognize the browser you are using. Please close
this browser and open either Internet Explorer, Firefox or Netscape. After
logging and accepting the use policies of the university, you can use
this browser again. </p>
</td>
</tr>
</table>
<BR>
<p>  </p>
</body>
</html>
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