Without giving too much away, my new laptop permanently finds a local 'commercial' hotspot - right down to - if I open browser, it goes straight to their webpage asking for l/p.
Last night I noticed for brief moments, I could get ftp access outward - although http still seemed blocked. Currently I'm looking at what is described by my pc as an 'unsecured wireless network'.. My laptop is technically 'offline' but is picking up a solid signal from this wi-fi hotspot..
They seem to be using something via 'patronsoft.com' for their access point, (how do I know? I can browse it
Dear Anne Landers - as a wi-fi n00b, I find this constant teasing of my poor offline laptop, to be highly irritating - what can I do to help it get online?