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Old 11-06-2011, 09:44 AM   #1
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Can't connect to VPN

I've tried this, following the instruction in HideMyAss. Same ip and everything as my boxee. Boxee connects, but the vox never does. Does anyone have a solution or an idea? It's driving me nuts!
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:58 AM   #2
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Did you shut down and then restart the Vox after making the change? The change for the system might not be able to take effect while it's actually in use...
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:54 AM   #3
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I'm on chat with the support from Witopia...he's trying to get me connected...stand by!
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Old 11-06-2011, 11:03 AM   #4
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I can't even surf to the hidemyass.com website on my Vox.
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Old 11-06-2011, 11:20 AM   #5
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this appears to have him stumped but he's still trying to figure it out...
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Old 11-06-2011, 11:22 AM   #6
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Tried restarting. Copied the exact password from the VPN control panel (which I can browse to and log into). Still nothing and my settings are correct. Frustrating!......
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:01 PM   #7
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Ok, the tech can't figure it out either...I have a problem ticket open with them and they will get back to me once they think they have it figured out.
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:17 PM   #8
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Could it be the Kobo distro (not sure if you can use that word for Android not Linux )? Considering that they are touting using open WiFi hotspots, that would be pretty dumb.
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Old 11-06-2011, 02:42 PM   #9
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It occurred to me that Amazon market installs actually involve two steps. First, you install the Amazon app and from in the app you get the app you want. If that is actually how it works works, then having a VPN on the browser might not be enough.
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Old 11-06-2011, 02:48 PM   #10
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??? you'd need an app to use, "activate" the vpn? Is that what you mean? Not planning to use for app market, not sure about cyphershlok though...
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Old 11-06-2011, 02:52 PM   #11
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I was responding in case anyone thought that we could get apps from the amazon app store using a vpn. I am questioning that--however, I don't know much about vpn.
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Old 11-06-2011, 03:16 PM   #12
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The VPN would be for Netflix. Still can't get it working.......Hopefully some smart Kobo person can help us.
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Old 11-06-2011, 03:21 PM   #13
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I want to use the Droidtv app for US tv...my vpn provider is working on it. Have you got someone from Kobo working on the problem too?
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Old 11-06-2011, 03:25 PM   #14
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No. I am going to wait until Monday. I know folks read their email, but I don't want to bother them on the weekend. I am not going through Kobo help for this.
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I am also a Witopia subscriber and would be really interested if it works. Thanks!

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