Posted 14 May 2012 - 07:18 AM
Here is the workaround. Connect to the hotspot and ignore "no internet access". If the balloon pops up informing authentication is required click it to open IE, if not just open IE manually. It will try to load a page but fail. Open the favorites list and click on any favorited link - this will trigger the hotspot's login page.
In answer to the question in the last post: No, I had never successfully connected to it with anything but my Kindle, which worked flawlessly BTW. Ah Windows - gotta love it.
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