I can never connect to winSCP or Putty...

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  1. danextgrate

    danextgrate New Member

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    And it's getting very frustrating and no one seems to know the solution.

    I am using my ip address of the wifi hotspot that I'm using (my roommate's) and it's not giving me anything. I click the blue arrow, type in the address under "Host" and root for user and alpine for pass.

    IT'S NOT WORKING.

    Someone has to figure out something.

    I'm able to browse the net with ease.

    I'm using Windows XP btw.
  2. Blake

    Blake Super Moderator Emeritus

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    do you have the app called "services" installed?
    if you do make shure the setting "ssh" on
    just my thought...
  3. thomashayes

    thomashayes New Member

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    Just to clarify.

    Both your iPod and your computer are on the same wireless network, from the same router?

    Have you disabled any firewalls on your PC and on the router?

    Can you PING your iPod? Start -> Run -> type 'CMD' -> OK -> ping your.ipod.ip.address
  4. trankillity

    trankillity New Member

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    I've found that the iPod WiFi connection goes to sleep REALLY quickly (~1 minute) if there's no data transfer and only reactivates from requests outbound, not inbound.

    What I usually do to "wake" up my WiFi is just open Safari on the iPod then try and reconnect through WinSCP. Usually does the trick.
  5. thomashayes

    thomashayes New Member

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    If you keep your iPod plugged in to your computer it'll keep the WiFi connection active.
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    trankillity New Member

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    Not true, I have to keep the outbound connnections flowing whether the sync cable is connected or not.
  7. danextgrate

    danextgrate New Member

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    Thanks for the help guys.

    No. My computer is connected through my school's connection and my ipod my friend's wifi. I don't have wifi on my computer and have not purchased an adapter.

    I've installed "Services" and turned "SSH" on and still nothing.

    And I've ping'd as well. Nothing works.

    It seems that a lot of people are having this problem.
  8. danextgrate

    danextgrate New Member

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    Is there a way to get the NES ROMs native without having to connect to either client?
  9. trankillity

    trankillity New Member

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    Well your problem then is that the iPod isn't visible to the outside world. You would need to do a lot of technical stuff to get it to work such as port forwarding and SFTPing into your friends actual internet. Your school is likely to have blocked the port required for SFTP/SSH too so you're probably all out of luck til you get yourself a WiFi access point.
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    danextgrate New Member

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    Ahh, so if I get a wireless adapter so that my pc and ipoT are on the same connection would it work?

    And how do I know for sure if that SFTP/SSH port is blocked?

    Why doesn't the community services packages have NES Roms available for download?

    Thanks for all of the help.

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