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I just received my JD but can not connect it to the WIFI with my HP computer. To see if it was an issue with the EZ-B I tried to connect it to my Mac Air and it connected. Does anyone know what the issue could be?


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i will go through the steps then video it. Give me an hour or two to do it.


p.s. I will work on jd after, just finished six, that gives me 4 v4 robots and one v3 robot.and another ships next week. jad

I would suggest uninstalling your current drivers and replacing them with a Microsoft one or a different one. Sounds like a driver problem.

they are hp and ms latest drivers for me.

only one other thing, i tried before start to connect to ezb.

From an Command Prompt (Admin) type

ipconfig /flushdns


This my work for you!

Change Network Interface Card (NIC) Priority in Windows

How do I change a network card's priority in Windows?
You need to ensure the network cards are in the correct order of preference in which the connections are accessed by network services. To change the priority (or binding order) of network cards in Windows when multiple NICs are on a machine, follow the below steps:

1. Select the Start button and click Control Panel.
2. Click Network and Sharing Center.
3. Click Change adapter settings to open the Network Connections window.
4. Press the Alt button on your keyboard; a hidden menu will appear beneath the location bar.
5. Select Advanced | Advanced Settings. This window displays the order of preference in which network connections are accessed by network services.
6. Select your Local Area Connection within the Connections section of the Adapters and Bindings tab. You will see current connections listed in the order in which they are accessed by network services in the Bindings for Local Area Connection section.
7. Use the up and down arrows to the right to change the priority of the network cards. The network card that connects to the trading environment must be listed first.
8. Click OK.

After the above changes of bindings for local area connection, the trader’s network card remains as first priority in the connection list.

Thanks J. Still no luck connecting. I have a d-link router with netgear Wifi USB. When I turn on JD, sometimes I get a Linksys network & sometimes I get a default network but never the EZ B4 network. I'll keep trying. Thanks again.

Just for fun... Turn off your router. And see if you can connect to EZ-B v4 jd.

p.s. I am in the middle of resetting up my home network, changing security. jad
Three strikes & I am out. My HP will not work with JD. My laptop does not have enough frames to run ARC & my Dell computer has Vista & will also not run ARC. Looks like it's time for a new computer. I am not looking for expensive, but what specs do I need to get on a new computer that will run ARC & no HP. Does anyone have any computer recommendations? Thanks.
From the software download page of ARC

Minimum Operating System Requirements
Windows 7 minimum
Intel Pentium or AMD 64 or 32 Bit 1 GHz CPU
50 MB Drive space


p.s. does your Vista system meet these requirements?

if yes then upgrade to win 7. If that is possible, let me know...
I can help there.

P.s. my tablet/laptop runs windows 8.1 with 2gb of memory that is what I used to set my ezb to client mode. And use ap mode for my garden-bot, since not all controls work on android yet.

Thanks J for your help so far! I'm sure I'm going to need your help in the near future! I looked at my Vista & there was too many popups happening plus downloading Windows 7 over Vista seemed like a real task so I went out & bought a Dell 3646. I hope this computer does the trick!
Is this it?

Product Features

Intel® Celeron® processor J1800
Entry-level dual-core processor for general e-mail, Internet and productivity tasks.
4GB system memory for basic multitasking
Adequate high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run multiple applications and browser tabs all at once.
DVD/CD burner
Reads and writes to a variety of media formats, including DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW.
500GB hard drive for serviceable file storage space
Holds your growing collection of digital photos, music and videos. 7200 rpm spindle speed enables rapid read/write times for handling large files and complex applications.
Compact design adds less bulk to your desk
Tower measures 4" wide, so it fits into smaller workspaces.
Built-in media reader for simple photo transfer
Supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, SDXC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick XC, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard and MultiMediaCard Plus memory card formats.
2 USB 3.0 ports maximize the latest high-speed devices
Also includes 3 USB 2.0 ports to connect more accessories and peripherals. The USB 3.0 ports are backward-compatible with USB 2.0 devices (at 2.0 speeds).
Wireless and wired network connectivity
Built-in high-speed wireless LAN connects to your network on the most common Wi-Fi standards. Gigabit Ethernet LAN port plugs into wired networks.
Bluetooth 4.0 interface syncs with compatible devices
Wirelessly transfer photos, music and other media between the laptop and your Bluetooth-enabled cell phone or MP3 player, or connect Bluetooth wireless accessories.
Windows 8.1 operating system
Customize your new Start screen with instant access to the things you care about most, or restore the familiar Windows desktop experience with an improved taskbar and streamlined file management.
Basic software package included
CyberLink Media Suite Essentials and 1-month trial of Microsoft Office.
Waves MaxxAudio
Tuned to give you great sound across music, movies, voice and games. (Speakers and headphones sold separately.)
Additional ports
HDMI output for a high-def monitor or HDTV. 1 VGA output. Audio ports for line-in and line-out. 1 headphone port and 1 microphone port.
Intel, Pentium, Celeron, Core, Atom, Ultrabook, Intel Inside and the Intel Inside logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

should do the job.
Yes, that is it. For now I am just going to use the new computer for JD. Thanks.
I apologize if you see these questions somewhere else. I have started two new discussions today & I can't find them anywhere! I am going to try here. JD came with two extra long servo wires & two bundle wire wraps. I put the servo wires on the Gripper wires because they were too short. Where are these wires supposed to go & which wires are supposed to be wrapped with these bundle wraps? Last night I tried to get JD to stand for the first time. This was JD's first movement & WOW, he was actually moving. He didn't stand because one of the wires disconnected. Tonight I tried to get JD to stand & his feet ended up in the air. No wires came loose but one wire was keeping an arm from moving. I know DJ has said that he will show us how to keep the servos from disconnecting. I am looking forward to seeing this tutorial & to seeing how the wires go to keep from tangling up. My last thought is how you people post video's on this forum. I do not have a computer camera. I have an iPhone & want to download to my computer so I can put it in this forum. Any help on these matters would be greatly appreciated.
@michaelc.... The tutorials are already here... Tutorials I advise you to complete them before going any further with JD...

The extra servo wires are for JD's gripper servos... The wire wraps are to be used to tidy up Jd's wiring.....

If you have a youtube account you will be able to post videos here...
This is amazing. I have started 3 new discussions & threads & I have not seen them! When I pushed send it said sending. Anyway, here are my problems. Charged JD 5 1/2 hours yesterday & green light did not go out! Also, I have 90 degrees my servos, fine tuned them but JD is not working right! When I push Gorilla, the arms extend straight out but that is it! When I Wave & Think, the arms go back 90 degrees & JD falls backward! What are my problems? Thanks.
michaelc, you need to start a new thread. Your questions about the JD robot are getting lost under the WiFi thread.
@michaelc, when creating a new thread you must select a thread type and category. Make sure there weren't any errors trying to make a new thread. The error message pops up at the top and you might not have seen it.

There aren't currently any problems with creating new threads.
@michaelc I was just wondering if you could tell me the model number of your HP laptop? Thanks!
Desktop - HP Pavilion 500-023w