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WifiHandwritePad FAQ

What is WifiHandwritePad?
WifiHandwritePad uses your mobile phone to be a handwrite recognition pad for your PC. You can input Chinese characters (and/or other characters, such as Japanese, depends on your mobile phone) on PC through WifiHandwritePad, without the need of a external dedicated hardware. A PC software is run on WindowsTM  and/or Linux (Ubuntu 12.04, Fedora 17) operation system, and an Apps is run on your AndroidTM mobile phone.
 
Where can I download WifiHandwritePad software?
WifiHandwritePad software is avaiable at 
  
May I install .Net Framework separately? Where can I download .Net Framework 4.0?
Yes, you can.
.Net Framework 4.0 Client Profile (Standalone Installer) is availabe on http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=24872
.Net Framework 4.0 Full version (Standalone Installer) is availabe on http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=17718
 
Where can I download Java SE Runtime Environment 7?
You can download Java SE Runtime Environment (32-bit) version 7 here:
 
Is it possible to connect without a router?
Yes on WindowsTM 7 Wifi certified PC. C# server supports SofAP feature (refer to "WifiHandwritePad User Manual.pdf" page 3)
On PC,
    Start C# server program
    Click SoftAP tab
    Input SSID name: e.g. SoftAP
    Input 8-12 characters on "Key" field: e.g. 12345678
    Click "Start SoftAP" button
    Click "Server" tab
    Select the IP address of "SoftAP"
    Click "Start" button
On Android,
    Goto Wifi Setting
    Scan and you should see "SoftAP"
    Connect to "SoftAP" and input the 8-12 characters of "Key"
    Android should be connected to SoftAP if success
    Start APP, click "connect", then handwrite 
 
Fail to run Java PC Server on Ubuntu 12.04 (Linux)?
1. Make sure installed packages are updated and java is installed. Here are commands:
      sudo apt-get update
      sudo apt-get upgrade
      sudo apt-get -y install default-jdk 
 
Fail to run Java PC Server on Fedora 17 (Linux)?
1. Make sure installed packages are updated and java is installed. Here are commands:
      sudo yum update
      sudo yum upgrade
      sudo yum -y install dbus-java
2. If there is a firewall, make sure the UDP port 18628 is NOT blocked (Please contact your system admistrator for help)
      sudo system-config-firewall (then add UDP port)
 
Mobile phone cannot connect to PC Server?
1. Make sure the mobile phone is network connected (A YELLOW icon is shown if it is network connected)
2. Make sure the PC server is network connected and started  (A YELLOW icon is shown if it is network connected and started)
3. If there is a firewall, make sure the UDP port 18628 is NOT blocked (Please contact your system admistrator for help)
 (note: On Fedora 17, run "sudo system-config-firewall" and then add UDP port)
 
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