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    I've got a rooted Desire running and have installed the Modaco r9 rom.

    I'm trying to get wireless hotspot working. Pre-rooting with the branded Orange ROM I managed to get it working by following the instructions here.

    I can't get it working now. I am able to connect to the adhoc hotspot, but can't browse when connected to it.

    Any help appreciated!
     

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    Make sure USB De-Bugging is checked! We really need more info to help.
     
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    No, I don't think it is. I shall give that a go when I get home.

    Otherwise, what details do you need? I am somewhat of a android noob, I'm afraid. I thought it might have something to do with the APN settings as the Consumer Broadband APN seems to be missing.

    Many thanks

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    Check that your ROM supports it first. I had this problem when I updated to Orange Froyo but since I rooted and installed Leedroid the problem has vanished. I'm about to flash Cyanogen when they've finished the RC (Release Canditate), I know Cyanogen users have had issues with Orange devices with the radio, you might have the same problem. Have you tried another ROM?
     
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    How do I check?

    I went for Modaco for the 802.11n wireless, which I don't think Leedroid has?

    I suspect it has something to do with the APN settings...
     
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    Plug your phone into USB, and it should be in settings under Wireless and Networks. Why do you suspect APN?

    Check also that you ROM supports it. I would imagine it does, but go check anyway. If you really think its APN give Orange a call, don't tell 'em you've rooted and just play stupid.
     
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    Because pre-root I had a similar issue, and solved it by changing the APN to one called "Consumer Broadband". Now there is no APN called Consumer Broadband.

    Thanks!

    Ben
     
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