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WiFi Tether Quit Working

Discussion in 'Droid X Hacks' started by Lakaduce, Sep 21, 2011.

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    I have a rooted Droid X 2.3 and using my phone as a WiFi hotspot quit working after upgrading to Gingerbread. In Froyo it worked perfectly, although there were plenty of other problems in Froyo that I don't want to go back.

    It will connect and show Internet Access but when I try to browse a page, it takes me to the Verizon page to soak me for another $20/month.

    I have upgraded the WiFi Tether app, tried Barnacle and other tricks like toggling airplane mode, but it still doesn't work. I looked into RadioComm but wondering if there's a better way to make my phone a hotspot?
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    RadioComm is the only way I know of that works. I bit the bullet last night and it went flawlessly. For the DX make sure you use the QSC 60x5 Chipset Database (Main>MA>CDMA1X>QSC 60x5 Chipset Database). Good luck.
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    I found RadioComm 11.6.2 but it will not run on my Windows 7 64 bit machine, even with XP compatiblity mode. It tells me it's over 2 months old and to go to the PDO Compass webpage. then it gives 2 error windows. Of course, there is no link to PDO and searching for it brings up a dead link. Is there a later version out there to try?
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    DroidModderX » -One Click ROOT for Any Motorola Device Running GB!

    I used the instructions on this site... I also have Win7 64 bit.
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    If that doesn't work try wugfresh tether. Just installed on rooted gb running 596 darkslide and it works perfectly. Just install to sd and flash. Also has the untether patch.
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    where do you get wugfresh tether?
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    Don't have a link, but just google it. Great to have.
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    Fwiw, I am using cm7 gb and barnacle works just fine for me. I suspect it is something in the blur framework that blocks it.

    If there is an app that still works on blur roms, I don't know. But you can still tether on source-based ROMs.

    -m

    { droidX «» cm4dx-gb «» tapatalk }
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    Installed on my phone running Liquid Gingerbread v2.4 and can't seem to get my Win7 computer to connect. Any help is appreciated. tia.
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    You can use the tether patch (at your own risk) and simply use the hotspot app built into the stock ROM.

    Sent from my DROIDX using Tapatalk
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    well the problem is i'm not using a stock rom. any other help is appreciated.
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    Search for this: TBH_DX_Tether_Patch_1.0.zip

    Sent from my DROIDX using Tapatalk
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    Problem was LGB 2.4 wasn't on the gingerbread kernel. CM7.1 and the patch work flawlessly.

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