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Advanced-N 6235 Limited Connectivity



I have a Samsung ATIV XE700T1C-A02US Tablet with a built in Intel WLAN+BT 6235ANHMW wireless adapter. I am running Windows 8 on this tablet and everything is manufacturer/OEM installed. I work for Disney which provides wireless access to employees via an unsecured wifi network which launches a login page upon connecting and opening Internet Explorer. There are advanced connection options that allow me to register the device's MAC address so I can bypass the login page. When connecting to this network it displays "Limited" in the network selection screen. The login page does not populate when I open IE as it does with my phones (1 Android, 1 Windows Phone) or my old personal laptop. Logging the MAC address in to the network does not appear to work, either. I can not assume it is my company Wifi as everyone around me connects just fine and so do I on other devices. I tried our I.T. department anyways and they identified no issues. Last night I stayed at a hotel that offers a similar WIFI setup which requires you access their network then go through a login page. It again showed "Limited" and would not connect.

I connect via WIFI easily at home, friends homes, etc. I have made my home network unsecured and it worked just fine. Thousands of people use my companies network and I've never heard of a similar issue and I.T. was stumped. I have updated to the most recent drivers with no luck. Can you please advise?

Thank you,


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Hi jacobk,

Based on the behavior of your system we strongly recommend making sure that you are using the right Mac address, which may be the reason why you are have a limited connectivity with these specific wireless networks.

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