Linkspot wifi router service usage

How do I log in to my account? a. Turn on or restart your computer. b. Open your web browser. If you cannot connect to the Internet automatically, you will need to set your computer's SSID (or network identifier) to ' linkspot '. c. Enter your user name and password on the welcome screen. d. Once you have logged in, you will have access to the Internet. e. If you log out and return to your computer before the end of your session time you will need to log back in. Just open your browser and retype your username and password to continue your Internet session.

How do I log off? When you log in, a logout window will appear that will show you the number of minutes that you have been logged in. Sometimes the logout window does not appear because of a pop-up blocker. Just hold the control key while clicking the ' Login ' button to bypass the pop-up blocker. Otherwise to logout, either click the logout button in the logout window or simply turn off your computer.

How do I configure my SSID? While many wireless cards automatically connect to the appropriate wireless network, in some cases you may be required to configure your SSID manually. Methods for setting the SSID vary across brands and models of wireless network cards. For best results, we recommend that you refer to the documentation provided with your particular wireless network card. The following web site maintains wireless card documentation for many vendors as well: http://www.wi-fi.org/OpenSection/certified_products.asp?TID=2. For reference, in Windows, this is typically done by following Start->Settings->Control Panel->Network Connections. Then, for your wireless network card, view Properties->Configure and set your SSID field to ' linkspot '. Is my wireless configuration supported? This network is 802.11b-compatible, so any certified wireless network card should be compatible. Are Macintosh computers supported? Yes, provided they have a compatible Internet browser and 802.11b network capability.

How do I access my VPN or Corporate Intranet? After authenticating by entering your username and password, you can access your VPN or corporate network by running your VPN software or client. This is typically located on your computer desktop or in the Network Connections folder (if you are using Windows). Once your VPN is established, you can access your corporate network or email as you would if you were in the office.

How will I know that my session time has elapsed? If your session time has elapsed, you will receive an error message indicating that the session has expired and they need to recharge when you try to login. Please follow the link provided to �recharge� your account. During the session, the logout window will display a timer indicating your login duration. When the time is up, the system will automatically log you out and give you an opportunity to recharge your account. I've signed up already. Can I signup again with the same account? You can simply login again with the same account. If needed, you will be given the opportunity to purchase additional time.

I can't seem to login. Why won't it accept my username and password? Please make sure you type your full username. What can I do after logging in? You will have full access to the internet. Besides access to all public Web sites and email, you may also use services including SSL, Telnet, FTP, VPN, etc.