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Yserbius
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Registered: ‎12-08-2010
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Trouble using "Read in Store"

So my NOOK connects to B&N wifi no problem. It's recognized as B&N hotspot, all web browsing and B&N store works just fine. So I select a book and click "Read in Store", but I get the following error:

 

Unexpected Error

Try reconnecting to the server.

 

Any advice?

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Ed_Mart
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Registered: ‎12-05-2009
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Re: Trouble using "Read in Store"

I run into the same problem at my local store occassionally.  The problem lies not with your nook but with B&N's network system.  Give it a few minutes and try again, if it continually fails let store manangement know about it.

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Nom-de-Nook
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Registered: ‎08-06-2010
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Re: Trouble using "Read in Store"

 The only thing i have to add is that it seems to generate this error if you do not have a credit card registered to your account yet.  When I first got my Nook, I didn't have a card registered on the account yet and that kept me from reading in the store.  Apparently it still uses the DRM for the "read in store" stuff.

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Ya_Ya
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Registered: ‎09-29-2010
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Re: Trouble using "Read in Store"

 


Nom-de-Nook wrote:

 Apparently it still uses the DRM for the "read in store" stuff.


This would have never occurred to me, but it makes sense.

 

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