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What is Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradeable?

Question: What is Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradeable?

Hello,I've been trying to figure out what is that Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradeable option?I live in Israel, and I want to buy a sim card from a local provider use on a 3G\4G cellular network.Will the default (non-upgraded) "Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradeable" option enable me to put in the sim card and connect?Thank you

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When I ordered my T410s, I chose the "upgradeable" option.  What does that exactly mean?  Does this mean that I have all the hardware already pre-installed, and I just need a SIM card and a service plan?  I noticed what appears to be a SIM card slot underneath the battery.  Should have thought ahead when I ordered the ThinkPad and had them set it up ready to go from the beginning.  Thanks.





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Answer:Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradeable vs. Gobi 2000

Upgradable means you have the SIM slot and built-in antenna, but need to insert a WWAN mini PCI adapter like the Gobi 2000. So you have all the hardware except the WWAN adapter. The WWAN adapter is easy to insert and not that expensive to buy so it's no big deal, but if you are going to use mobile broadband you could as well have bought the Gobi 2000 instead of upgradable. You need a SIM card and a plan as well from a mobile network operator in your country. -gan

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Greetings:Does it make sense to get the Integrated ____ (Verizon, AT&T, etc.) Mobile Broadband add on or is it more economical to get a USB or express card later on?Does integrated mean built in as it relates to this issue?Thank you.





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Answer:What is the value of the Integrated Mobile Broadband add on?

The value is for people whom knows definitely that they are going to use mobile broadbands, in addition the reception using the integrated system would be better than the external usb plugins (most of them anyway), if you only occasionally use mobile broadband then some people would suggest an external one. It really depends whether you are a road warrior that need constant mobile internet access.

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I am trying to figure out the best configuration for my X1 Carbon tablet which I am planning to order. I have gotten stuck on the option for Integrated Mobile Broadband.I am based in Sweden, with a Telia subscribtion, and want to be able to slot a simcard into the computer. Which of the two options should I then choose (for some reason Lenovo completely refuses to answer this question in any other media (phone, email, distributor, etc) than in this forum so hopefully someone here can help me): * N5321 Mobile Broadband HSPA+* LTE Sierra EM7345 Thx! 

Answer:Which Integrated Mobile Broadband?

Hi Cff, Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums! As per the query we understood that you are looking for Integrated Mobile Broadband for your ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Below is the list of WAN adapter with part number which will be compatible for ThinkPad X1 carbon. 04W3842 - Ericsson N5321 HSPA+ 21Mbps M.2 WWAN 04X6014 - Sierra EM7345 LTE/HSPA+ 42Mbps M.2 Card 04X6038 - Sierra EM7355 LTE/EVDO/HSPA+ 42Mbps M.2 Card 3FF SIM My suggestion is to go for any of Sierra card has it is having 42 Mbps connection. Hope this helps.
 
Best regards.
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Hello,Ordered a laptop with this option. & have inserted a SIM card I used in my "old Sony laptop that I used for WWAN.What else is needed to connect?Thanks

Answer:What does " Integrated Mobile Broadband upgradable" mean?

Hi rookie66, welcome to the forums,
 
it means that everything you need for broadband, WWAN, is present except the all important module which actually makes it all work.  The module can be purchased separately, or, on some systems the slot where it sits can be used for a solid state drive instead.
 
As you probably want to use WWAN, if you post which system you have members will be able to inform you exactly what you need to realise it.

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why lenovo omitted Integrated Mobile Broadband options such as Ericsson F5521g with 21Mbps D/L and Gobi 3000 from its list for customising a thinkpad T-420? and what people do now ( without those modules)  if they want to use a simcard for connecting to internet whenever they carry their laptop and need web services?  

Answer:Integrated Mobile Broadband options

Hi AmirNa!
 
I have no idea why the Lenovo Australia online store shows no Integrated Mobile Broadband options for the T420 at the moment. I would call them, or find an in-stock standard model with Integrated Mobile Broadband at a reseller.
 
Hope this help!

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What does this mean? I ordered a T410 with this option and I would like to connect to my Verizon account- do I need a SIM card from Verizon to get mobile broadband to work. It appears no mobile hardwear is installed on the machine??  My x61 had the drivers and hardwear already installed - so this was previously very easy to do. Thanks in advance.













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Answer:T410 - Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradable

Hi and welcome to the forum!Upgradable means that the internal antennas are installed inside, but you need physical Mobile Broadband card to use WWAN, the card can be bought from lenovo. I'm not sure about the SIM part though, isn't Verizon CDMA? were you given a SIM for your X61 from Verizon (given that you were using same connection)?





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Dear Support,We have problems with drivers for a SIM 3G integrated of our ISP.It uses HP un2420 Mobile Broadband Module Qualcomm Gobi2000 Driver 1.1.7.0 but not Gobi3000 driver as LENOVO manufacturer. The fact is if I use a USB HUWAEI modem conenction runs perfectly. The problem is when I insert the SIM, recognize the Ericsson driver but the device is always switched off.I have alsoo proved with SIERRA driver but without successed.If you need some technical details more, please do not hesitate to contact me. GEMMAJF HILLEBRAND SPAIN S.A.

Answer:Problems with drivers Mobile Broadband Module 3G integrated

I appreciate that English may not be your first language,... however, the explanation above does not make a great deal of sense, so its not really possible to respond to it.  Woud you please explain your problem in more detail.
Also, please indicate which ThinkPad model are you using?
 
Cheers,
 
Bill

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Can someone confirm for me that ordering this will get me an Ericsson F3507G?  I have been told from our I.T. purchasing that it will be an Option card and he can get it cheaper and install himself.  I am trying to replicate a previously purchased unit  that is out in the field, for testing. Thanks

Answer:X200 Tablet with Integrated AT&T Mobile Broadband (Ericsson 3G with GPS)

If you are configuring that in the online store, the "Integrated AT&T Mobile Broadband (Ericsson 3G with GPS)  [add $80.00]" will be the F3507G, unless there has been a recent change. Amazing if your IT guy can go through the purchasing cycle, install, and test, for less than that.

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I just received my new T500 laptop with integrated AT&T mobile broadband card.  There are no instructions (i.e. printed material, installation CDs, or on-screen messages) on how to activate this feature.  I currently use the AT&T service on my T61 laptop using a broadband modem card plugged in to the side of the computer.  This laptop came with an integrated Verizon mobile broadband card and every single time I boot up a message comes up asking if I want to activate / subscribe to the Verizon service.  No such message (for AT&T) comes up on my new T500. Can anyone provide me with step-by-step instuctions on how to get set up and going?  Also, are there any AT&T broadband service users who can share any helpful tips in transferring an existing service from one computer to another? Thanks in advance for any help!

Answer:How do I Activate (Integrated) AT&T Mobile Broadband Card on T500?

"Also, are there any AT&T broadband service users who can share any helpful tips in transferring an existing service from one computer to another?" Just move the activated SIM card.  I have one activated SIM card that I move between a T60 and a T61 as required. Both of these machines have internal integrated Sierra cards, though. Have to remove the batteries while moving the SIM card. As far as activating service on your new T500, you should be able to do that by calling AT&T Wireless. Two people in previous threads on this forum have gone that route. Centex 

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Hi guys, I've been debating on the purchase on a Helix 2 the deal breaker is if the broardband version (USA) that it has, is EM7345 unlocked?  I've called Lenovo Support and there not sure and avoid answering the question.  The only thing that do say is that they offer ATT or Verizon service. Anyone know if the EM7345 is unlocked?  Thanks!













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Answer:Helix 2 Integrated Mobile Broadband EM7345 Unlocked?

EM7345 is not locked in any means http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/pd031021 Features and Benefits of ThinkPad EM7345 4G LTE (4XC0F46957):LTE/HSPA+ SupportOpen SIMSupports EMEA countries, Australia and New ZealandDelivers a true broadband experience to any device, anytime, anywhere.





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I run Win10. I have tried installing the driver for this via the device driver, Win10 Update and Thinkvantage update. No luck (no driver found). Any clue?













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Answer:T410 - 2537 - Integrated Mobile Broadband (Gobi 2000 3G with GPS)

Installed a driver from Lenovo EOL for W7.

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Hello All: I can't get the GPS location feature working on my new W520 (4270-CTO).  The device did work once, the first day I had the computer (before running Microsoft Update and Lenovo Update), however, it has not worked since then. I've tried everything I can think of - removing and re-installing all the software, double-checking the BIOS, looking for device driver problems - but no luck.  When I launch the 'GPS Enabler' application, all I see is 'Satellite Acquisition in progress...".  I know the laptop can see the satellite constellation because I have a small hand-held GPS beside the laptop, and it has an excellent view of the satellites.  So does my Blackberry. My operating system is Windows 7 Pro, 64 bit, SP 1 (what the computer shipped with).  I've installed the 83wo13ww driver package (nominally version 6.4.1.6, according to the readme file, but displayed as driver version 1.4.0.5 in the properties sheet of the driver when viewed via the Device Manager); the 83wa20ww Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation package ( version 4.0.0020); and the 83gp31ww ThinkVantage GPS package (version 2.72). I'm running Access Connections 5.84 (build 83c755ww), which I believe is the current release.  I have placed a SIM card in the slot in the back of the computer, and when I launch the Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation, it shows all the appropriate information (IMEI, ICCID, etc.) for the SIM card... Read more

Answer:Can't get GPS working on W520 with Ericsson F5521gw Integrated Mobile Broadband

Just a postscript - I have found another discussion from about 18 months ago that mentions similar problems with a W500 and a T500.  One of the participants in that discussion suggested that improper assignment of COM ports might be the cause of the problem... but, if that is so, how does one go about re-assigning the two ports used by the GPS?  The picture I provided (link is above) shows that my W520 is using COM ports 10 and 11 for the GPS.  I have no idea at all how to change this port assignment. Here's the link to the prior discussion: W500 GPS Problem Regards, Michael





W520 (4270 CTO), which replaced a W500 (4062-27U), which replaced a T42P, which replaced an A21P...

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I purchased a W530 with integrated mobile and have been trying to connect with various networks to no avail. I have a Type 2436-CTO S/N xxxxxxx 13/08 and Windows 8 came installed when I received. I have upgraded BIOS and everything that Lenovo solutions says I need to update.  
 
The MEID is A1xxxxxxxxxxx. It came with an integrated Sierra Wireless MC8355-Gobi 3000 modem. I have downloaded an updated driver for Windows 8 for the MC8355. I have spoken with almost every Lenovo technical person as well as taken the computer to various network stores and so far no one can figure out why it won't connect to Verizon.
 
Verizon says I'm active and the computer error message says I am not active. Every tech has tried to look at the system by logging into my computer and no one can figure it out. The device manager says the MC8355 is working. Interesting when it was shipped to me it also had an AT&T sim card installed. After I had signed up with AT&T and one mo of paying for service they determined it would not work on their network. Finally someone told me to take the AT&T sim card out and it still will not connect.
 
Verizon tells me I do not need a sim card as I have the MC8355 but they can't tell me why I can't connect. Now I've paid for Verizon service for one month and still cannot connect. Everything else works fine with the W530. I've owned ThinkPads exclusively since the first one ever came out. I've never not been able to connect to mobil... Read more

Answer:New Thinkpad W530 order direct from Lenovo with integrated mobile will not connect to broadband

Hi swade01, Have a look there: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?DocID=HT077670 It might help you hopefully. Vince.





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Looks like none of the existing or announced (CES 2014) tablets support T-Mobile mobile broadband. Modems are locked to AT&T, etc.
Am I wrong? I'd like to get a Dell Venue 8 Pro, Toshiba Encore, Lenovo Thinkpad 8, ... with T-Mo mobile broadband. Will it be possible?

Answer:Is there even a single Windows 8.x tablet w/ T-Mobile-compatible mobile broadband?

Is using the Internet Sharing on your phone not an option? I would like to have a tablet with data built in, but it is too expensive for me. I have unlimited Internet Sharing through my phone for $30/month.

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Can someone confirm whether the Sierra Wireless HSDPA Network Adaptor is supplied locked or unlocked on the X60s? Just bought an X60s and was told the internal SIM slot is unlocked and would take any SIM card but for some reason it's taken an unhealthy dislike to my T-Mobile SIMs. When I load the ThinkVantage Access Communications Wireless Connection Staus window and click on the Mobile Broadbad tab, at the top above the Connection Status box I get the message "SIM card is locked...." When I load ThinkVantage Access Communications and press the Mobile Broadband button, I get the following message "The installed SIM card is not authorised for use with integrated Mobile Broadband adaptor in your computer." This latter message seems to suggest that Sierra Wireless HSDPA Network Adaptor is locked.

Answer:X60s - Is the built-in 3G mobile Mobile Broadband adaptor locked?

Go to ebay and buy unlocked mc8755 for lenovo. It is about $25 buy it now. I bought two, problem solve.

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Hi all,I have issues getting mobile (3/4g) broadband to work with my new T470 Thinkpad. In Ubuntu, the Fibocom Adapter is only detected as a generic MBIM adapter, and although Network Manager (and it's applet) display my network provider, the connection is not established, and the system process mbim-proxy is hanging at 100% CPU. This issue has been reported here (but seems to remain unsolved ?) : https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg158286.html Did anyone get this to work?Best whishes and thanks for any hints!

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A friend has a caravan in the sticks. Looking at Orange and Virgin, they say only 2G available, not 3G. Could she use 2G to connect to the internet for browsing and emails? Would she need a dial-up dongle?

Answer:Mobile broadband or mobile dial-up?

Click on the Mobile Broadband Ad, to the right of this page - might present more options!

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I purchased a HP ENVY TouchSmart 14-k111nr Sleekbook that came with T-mobile Mobile Broadband for 2 years from the Microsoft Store two months ago. When I clicked 'Internet Access', there would be a 'Mobile Broadband' option for me to choose and select the T-mobile Mobile Broadband. Unfortunately, that has not been appearing since the last few days. I checked my hardware and it appears that there still is a 'Smart Card' but with no information regardin it. I also checked the HP Support Assistant and HP Utility Center but they had nothing. I have tried removing the card and placing it back again. The computer emits the sound that recognizes new hardware but no installater comes up Searching forums, I tried downloading the HP Connection Manager, but it failed to install when an error message ' NO WWAN' came up I also downloaded and reinstalled the latest Mobile Broadband Drivers but nothing happened. In fact, I suspect that it maybe the new updated drivers that caused my T-mobile SIM card to be disabled. I have tried calling HP support but they cannot help and demand payment for 'advanced tech support' when my Laptop is still under Warranty. I tried calling T-mobile, but they said that it was a problem that I needed to contact HP for. I contacted Microsoft that said I need to get in touch with T-mobile. The second call on HP, they told me to contact T-mobile, One big circle. TL;DR: I need the installer for my T-mobile SIM Card, mobile broadband... Read more

Answer:T-mobile Mobile Broadband doesn't even Appear

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I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forum.

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Hi Everyone,

I was just wondering what the equivalent of my laptop's Mobile Intel 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset would be. And would it be able to run games such as The Movies and Age of Empires 3? Thanks in advance. (I know integrated cards are not for game...)

Bsaber
 

Answer:Mobile Intel Integrated Video

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/chipsets/display/i915g_9.html
Pretty bad for gaming...
Even a super basic fx5200 64bit blows it away in some cases. In others it's a little faster.

It might run those games, but they likely will be very slow, possibly unplayably slow.
 

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Sirs, I don't know why when I put sim card to sim slot, it didn't work.I'm not sure the reason is I didn't upgrade Integrated Mobile Broadband?If I want to use sim slot to add sim card to surf, what can I do...?Please help me...Thanks.

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Recieved my new X220 Tablet today (i7, 8GB, etc) and have to say its looks a nice bit of kit - only problem is I thought 'Integrated Wireless Broadband - Upgradable' - meant it had integrated WBB but you could choose upgraded hardware if you wanted - turns out what this really means is it has nothing unless you choose the Erricson device 
 
Also, wish I hadnt upgraded the antennas as you lose the built in webcam - I didnt realise that by upgrading this component you lost what is essentially a given on most other laptops
 
Not a great start to ownership - I am about to try the pen to see if this is as bad as they say - if it is, its going straight back!
 

 
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Hi, I would like to buy the new X1 Thinkpad that has an integrated Broadband modem. I read the UK users would get a 30 days trial with 3G Vodafone, but its not clear how much the price plans work out after the trial? I am a business user and would really appreciate it if someone could reveal this to me. Many Thanks, Houman

Answer:ThinkPads: What are the Vodafone price plans for Lenovo integrated broadband cards in UK? Thanks

hey houmie,could you provide a link to this promo or some newspaper scan? At the same time, I believe contacting Vodafone will be your best bet





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Does anyone else use a mobile broadband stick that you just plug in to your USB port and away you go? I'm using one on the 3 network,its the second one I've had.And Does anyone know if companies such as AOL or BT plan to bring out versions as at the moment in the uk its only T-Mobile,3,Virgin,Vodafone and Orange who offer them,and usage is quite expensive typically ?10 1Gb,?15 3Gb and ?25 7Gb.I'm using 7Gb a month and I'm not downloading very much

o2 are are advertising it,but its just a 3G i-phone on pay as you go for ?350 i could buy a laptop for that!! At the moment Vodafone offer the fastest speed 7.2mbps the other all around 3mbps.

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Question: mobile broadband

My t430 is supposed to have an integrated mobile broadband. I can not find how to activate and use it. Fn + F5 does not do anything. Please help.

Answer:mobile broadband

Fn+F5 doesn't show any mobile radios? Have you reinstalled the OS? What OS?

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Hi, I've a Lenovo S10-3 to which I've fitted an Ericsson F3607GW wwan card for Lenovo notebooks FRU: 60Y3237.  I bought the card from Hong Kong via Ebay.  I downloaded driver 83W013WW.exe from the Lenovo site and it allows me to connect in areas of 3G coverage. Unfortunately we don't have full 3G coverage in Australia and in my home region there is only a GSM signal and the card will not connect to it, although my old usb plug in modem works fine!  According to the Ericsson data sheet the F3607GW has the full range of frequency bands avilable - so it should work! I see that other drivers and the Ericsson broadband Manager are available and would welcome help in what drivers/broadband managers to use.  I have read on other forums that some other modems require the region to be set to '3' to allow proper working in Australia. I would welcome advice on which drivers/manager etc to use to get the card working properly in Australia. If anyone has experience with the GPS capability of this card I would like to learn how it was done - that's the next step after getting the wireless broadband function to work! Looking forward to some good advice! Rogerf

Answer:Mobile Broadband on the s10-3, GPS?

hi rogerf.due to it was working before, i can say there's no compatible issue with the device and computer.you may need to contact ericsson or the mobile provider in aussie. still, there may be users here who has/had the same issue. you can wait for reply.

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OK, I asked a question before and got one response...but not answers.This should be simple.1. I have been using the mobile broadband on my T410 for 3 years. It worked fine.2. I did a major windows update.3. Mobile broadband has gone. There is nothing! COmputer says there is no sim card. (there is a sim card and I reinserted it)4. FN F5 bring up no mobile broadband.5. I am paying my $30/ month and have had nothing for past 4 months!!! its killing me. 6.  It worked once for 3 years. Now it does not work. I tried reinstaling the software and it gets almost rhrough and says "There is no mobile sim card installed in this computer"!! Ugggh!!!!7. Lenovo support is useless. Even tho I only annoyed them one time with a problem in 3 years of service contract, my contract ended a couple months ago....so no help there....I have spoken to a dozen people and none have a clue what to do. Surely someone out there has seen or heard about this? My computer cannot be convinced that mobile broadband should be allowed to work!!   HELP!  

Answer:Mobile Broadband....need help - its gone...!

I'm the person who responded before. Could anyone who has mobile broadband and who has kept all the various Microsoft and Lenovo updates current tell us that their WWAN is still working? It seems odd if Wombat and I both had a hardware failure at the same update time, but I suppose it could happen. PS My card is an Ericsson 3507

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I'm looking at setting up my laptop to use in the field.As a penny pinching hate waste type of person the best deals really do interest me.I have had the provider 3 suggested to me as the best deal on the market but am woried if there is a trade off here by way of coverage? ie. has 3 got a good country-wide network set up?Are there any other considerations I should be taking into account?Regards Gemma (pgj)

Answer:3 & mobile broadband

I would be interested in peoples observations as well.At present I'm on T-mobile web and walk with Blackberry 8800 (it is not 3G and has low modem speed) which works well when there is coverage. Occaisionally I have driven around chasing signal or at popular festival events due to increased phone traffic.Personally i would give 4 out of 5 for flexibility and coverage whilst with price of package only 3 out of 5Philip

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Question: Mobile Broadband

Hi,Slightly hijacking the thread...I too live in a rural area (Ewelme in Oxfordshire). Our problem is that the exchange is the other side of the Thames and the Council will not let BT place more cabling over the bridge or under the Thames - so some users have Broadband others do not (only at 1mbps).Mobile signal is atrocious indoors, can barely get a signal and 3G is non-existant. However, outside and a few yards down the drive 3G kicks in.Therefore my question is: Is it possible to get a High Gain aerial and have that connect to the 3G dongle to access a better signal inside the house? If so, does anyone know how, and which equipment is required?I work in Kent and really would like to be able to work from home occasionally to avoid the 200 mile round trip every day to the office.ThanksJ

Answer:Mobile Broadband

Don't think there is any way you are going to get it, until Gov makes a move on all UK being able to get BB. This they are wanting to do. And charge everybody for the extra installation. About £6 to £8 a year. One of the things they are doing is laying Fiber Optics in Sewer Pipes

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Question: mobile broadband

Hi I am using vodafone mobile broadband while on holiday. I am able to receive emails but am having a problem sending them. There is no error message it just times out. I have rebooted laptop but am getting nowhere - had the same problem a few weeks ago - the email i was sending just sat in my outbox until I got home. Any suggestions appreciated

Answer:mobile broadband

The general rule is that you must send mail using the SMTP server of the ISP with which you are connected to the internet. At the moment, that means using Vodafone's SMTP server. Your email program will almost certainly be configured to use the SMTP server of your home broadband provider, which won't work with the Vodafone connection.

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Hi,I was wondering whether my R50 laptop can support mobile broadband. I have tried to insert a Three dongle but nothing happens. The laptop has recently had a major problem and the software has been returned to factory settings a number of times. So I don't know whether a driver is required and it has not been put back on or whether the laptop is just too old? Thanks Extin

Answer:R50 - mobile broadband?

hey extin,welcome to the forums.hard for me to say if a driver is needed or not. The unit of yours, is it running on XP on Win7 ?If it is on XP, a high chance you may need a driver. I would then suggest that you get in contact with the mobile broadband vendor and check with them.





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Question: Mobile Broadband

Ok, i decided to get mobile broadband on O2. Its a pay and go deal which offers up to 3GB. Just wondered how long i can get on MSN before my usage runs out say, 500MB. Thanks, but it does get expensive, and i need to know my spending. Thanks everyone.

Answer:Mobile Broadband

This click here might help you keep track.

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Question: Mobile broadband

My T430 has a blank sim card. Where do I purchase a sim card that will allow me to use Lenovo Mobile Broadband Service? What kind do I buy and what can I expect to pay?

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Question: Mobile Broadband

My friend and I have bought two Lenovo® ThinkPad® X230 laptops simultaneously. My laptop model is 23255CG and my friend?s laptop model is 65G. When the ?Access Connections? opens , my friend?s laptop has ?Mobile Broadband? option but mine doesn?t .As for the Hardware, my laptop also has a slot for the SIM Card and I put a SIM Card in this slot, but I do not know how can I activate it. How can I know, whether my laptop has a Mobile Broadband Modem or not? What should I do to set up this Modem?

Answer:Mobile Broadband

If you look in device manager under modems it should give you an idea of what WWAN card you and your friend has.

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I have 3 mobile Broadband. I have a monthly contract. Can I use it abroad, if so what do I do now?

Answer:Mobile Broadband

You would not be able to use your 3 mobile Broadband abroad as difference country uses difference system via their mobile network, you will also need an account with the local broadband supplier Mobile roaming calls worldwide is difference than mobile broadband Most International telephone companies have an agreement between themselves that will allow you to use your local mobile phone on there local network and charge you roaming fees from 80% - 175% above the normal cost some also charge you both ways, for receiving a call or a text message and when you make a call

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Question: mobile broadband

Hi all, i am a first time user to having a laptop, i want to get broadband for it and it to be pay as you go, what do you suggest. also someone told me a can connect it to my desktop broadband, how would i be able to do this if so it wouldn't be mobile would it?.

Answer:mobile broadband

Please don't post multiple threads on the same subject.

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Question: Mobile Broadband

I have mobile broadband with 3. Today I tried to connect and did so successfully. However, when I check the connection to see my how my usage was going my 3 connection manager told me I was not connected?How can this be? I am connected to the internet via my USB 3 modem not wifi and am surfing the net.Can anyone help me understand this?

Answer:Mobile Broadband

When you install the 3 Mobile Broadband software, an entry is added in the Network Connections folder for a "Dial-up" connection. If you double click this, you will connect without having to use the Connection Manager, which may still show you as *NOT* connected, even though you are.Additionally, if the Mobile Broadband is set as your default connection and in "Control Panel > Internet Options > Connections" you have selected either...- Dial whenever a network connection is not present- Always dial my default connection...then as soon as you run a program that requires internet access (web browser, email etc), the Mobile Broadband will connect.

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Hi all, i am a first time user to having a laptop, i want to get broadband for it and it to be pay as you go, what do you suggest. also someone told me a can connect it to my desktop broadband, how would i be able to do this if so it wouldn't be mobile would it?. i'm with virgin with my desktop computer.

Answer:mobile broadband

Hi and welcome to the forums.

I assume you live in the UK like me so I think I can help.

I use 3 mobile broadband which in my opinion is the best of the PAYG tariffs. You can buy a dongle which is the expensive bit or if you have an unlocked 3G phone which allows tethering you can use that if you know how to set it up.
You get 150MB of free data when you top up (minimum ?5 in store, ?10 online) plus it also works as a phone if you want it to.
This 150MB of data lasts 90 days or until you use it all up.
This means it works out you spend ?1.66 for 50MB of data every month, which if you have static broadband at your home should be enough. If you ever use more than this just top up more regularly.

For more info (and probably a much clearer explanation visit 3 - Pay As You Go - SIM Only - Free stuff - Free stuff with every top-up)

I don't know too much about Virgin medias mobile broadband but a good place to start would be here Mobile Broadband - Broadband - Virgin Media

Hope this helps, Oli.

EDIT: After reading your post more carefully, it sound like your do not have your Internet connection going into a Wireless router and then to your laptop and desktop.

This suggests to me that your Virgin Contract may be quite old as all new tariffs include a free Wireless router and setup, not to mention less to pay per month (I went down this road with BT, tripled my connection speed, got a load of free stuff and I now pay ?10 less per month.)
Have a look at http://allyours.virginme... Read more

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Question: mobile broadband

I have a web'n and walk t-mobile pay as you go toggle which I hoped to use while away from home on my laptop. Does anybody now where I can purchase a booster that will into the toggle as it does have a gold connector for this. I have been online the the t-mobile shop but they don't stock it yet.If not is there any other way I can boost the signal I am getting one sometimes but it is not very strong. It is a USB Stick 110 thanks for looking

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Question: Mobile Broadband

Hi - We are a company which uses a laptop to connect to our secure centre and the internet. We currently use a Orange Mobile GC75 data card which connects to the Orange network and then we dial in to our services and the internet. Our systems are advancing greatly and the GC75 card doesnt give a quick enough connection (Is seems like dial up again) so i was wondering if there was a broadband connection that we could use?Another problem is that there isnt a very good Orange signal where we are so was wondering if there was a data card that could be used with a manx card?We are also looking at buying a new laptop so i can get the best possible to match the data card.I may have got myself in a muddle here but basically i just want a mobile broadband connection that can be used everywhere when on the move with the best signal possible to make it more stable. You help would be much appreciated!

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Hi.I have an S12 - model 20021.There is a SIM card slot under the lid ...... but I think there is no GSM radio module.?! Anybody knows if there is a compatible GSM module ... which I can install inside ?Thanks.    













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Answer:S12 Mobile broadband

Hi and welcome there.. i heard not about the first time this question.. Al what i can say is the best compatible WWAN card is the SE F3507  ...and not all cards will work overall (different / newer Card-Firmware) even when you buy a Lenovo card (used by some thinkpads/S10 with 3G/S10-2 with 3G) 
second is more difficult have to disassemble your Ideapad ... you need to install a antenna in LCD frame (loose warranty)...
and the third barrier is under windows till now not correct working scenario (even with the actual drivers) ...
Hints for try out upgrading/opening S12  here in this part of forum ... same for tryout upgrading wwan card...
 
sincerely KalvinKlein
 

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Question: Mobile Broadband

In the ?Hardware Maintenance Manual? I download for ThinkPad® X230 is pointed out to ?Removing the SIM card?. I have also reviewed and I see that it has slot for SIM card.
Model: 23255CGSerial: xxxxxxx
I also put a SIM card in this slot, but I do not know how can I activate it? Should I install a driver to use GPRS? Apart from the Internet, can it be used for both Call and SMS? Is there any utility to do so?
 
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Answer:Mobile Broadband

If you didn't fit mobile broadband card yourself you havn't that card in your laptop from the factory. It's wwan ready only, i.e.has internal wwan antennas and sim card holder.If you'll decide to buy and insert wwan card you have not to download and launch application from Lenovo site "Mobile Broadband". It's for simless CDMA/EV-DO networks only.

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Question: mobile broadband

I need mobile broadband for my laptop. As I am new to this I cannot find any info' from 3G suppliers. Do I just purchase one of their modems and use my existing IP or does the modem supplier (Vodo' 02, 3 ) supply an e-mail address. Who do I subscribe to, is it my IP, modem supplier or both.Any help?

Answer:mobile broadband

Thanks Beta.From that I presume I am just paying for air time as per my mobile phone to access my iP service.

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iam thinking of geting a netbook i would like a usb dongle for the net but which one is the best to go for

thank you

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When I try to connect my laptop to the wireless network connection I created it is forever "waiting for network".

I want have an access point on my xp laptop for my ps3 to connect and after going through the tutorials multiple times, my laptop still won't send out a signal.

also I'm using a mobile broadband internet connection via usb to laptop.

xp sp3, intel(r)pro/wireless3954abg.

what could be the issue? and how to resolve please.

Answer:xp to ps3 ad hoc with mobile broadband

moving thread to the Networking forum for better results.

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can my internet search history be tracked if i am using a mobile broadband dongle on a computer that is provided by an it company?

Answer:mobile broadband

Yes.

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I have two questions. Assuming you get the optional Att mobile broadband option on your x300Can the gps be used without activating a mobile broadband account?Can one just insert their sim card from their phone and have mobile broand band work on their computer?

Answer:GPS without Mobile broadband

Not all cards are supported and may need to be unlocked, see related threads on this.  May be easier to use a USB GPS device while not using your minutes.





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I have just purchased a Lenovo T420s with the built in mobile broadbank option.  I don't seem to have received a sim with my package, is that normal?  Any suggestions as to the best place to pick one up?

Answer:Mobile Broadband Sim

Did you configure it with the Gobi 3000 card? If you did call Lenovo and they should send you out the missing SIM card. Hit Fn+F5 and check for the Wireless WAN option in there.

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I have an X1 Carbon Thinkpad: X1 Carbon (Type 20A7, 20A8) Laptop (ThinkPad) - Machine Type 20A8, Model 003YMZ It has a slot for a SIM card on the back, but I don't know how to get this to work. Simply popping a SIM in there does nothing! Does anyone know (a) if this model is actually configured for mobile broadband, and (b) if so, how to activate it? Many thanks!

Answer:Mobile broadband

HelloThere isn't wwan modem factory preinstalled in your laptop. WWAN antennas set and a sim card reader are there.

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I bought Lenovo ThinkPad T 430, but the mobile broadband can't start. I had inserted the sim card and downloaded the  Ericsson H5321gw/C5621gw Mobile Broadband Driver  which I have installed but I cant find Mobile broadband manager compatible with windows 8 

Answer:T 430 MOBILE BROADBAND

Hi Swathu,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Are you sure that your model has been shipped with WWAN card from the factory?
 
If you have a WWAN card installed in your system, Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation will guide you through the activation of mobile broadband. Also, install Think Vantage Access connections to handle various wireless profiles.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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Sorry if this is in the wrong forum.

I will be moving from the rented house I've been in for 21 months into a new house in the next couple of months. The house is a new-build and I will obviously not have broadband to start with - don't know if I'll have a phone line straightaway yet. I am trying to work out the best way to get online during this time.I am in the UK.

I went in to an O2 shop today and they were trying to sell me a dongle which cost £20 and then £2 a day, £7.50 for a week and £15 for a month. This would get over my immediate problem of geing broadband-lacking when I move but wasn't quite what I had in mind. I was thinking more of a dongle with x amount of Gbs (to be decided) which doesn't have clock running on it. So, after I've stopped needing it at the new house, I could take it out and about with me on my laptop whenever I wanted and when it ran out I'd top it up.

Does such a deal exist and, if so, what size in Gbs would be OK? We use aroung 10Gb per month on average but that's with the kids looking at YouTube, using iPlayer a bit so assume that just a bit of surfing would need less? Thanks for any help.
 

Answer:Mobile broadband Pay-as-you-go?

Hi,
I use '3' mobile broadband all over UK. £10 per month, 1gb which is plenty for an hour or so a day surfing plus emails.

I think in a new build you'll soon have utility providers beating a path to your door!!
 

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HiI'm having a problem with mobile broadband on our x200 laptops After a period of use the HSPA Mobile broadband becomes grayed out. On investigation it seems like the entire ericsson network adaptor has been removed as it has gone from device manager and it re detected . Reinstalling the driver makes no difference . The wireless and Lan connections are not afffected . On rebuilding the laptop the network adaptor returns so it does exsist on the laptop This is happening over multiple laptops . We have a locked down user profile so users would not be able to removed the hardware . Has anyone seen this before ?? Peter

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Hi,sorry if i'm posting on wrong thread, im having major problems connecting to xbox live through my mobile dongle, my equipment is as follows, windows 7, 12g 3g mobile dongle, new xbox 360 with ethernet cable, right now i have taken as many steps as i can find to resolve this issue but am having no luck, i am unable to bridge connections for a start, i.e 3 connect to lan, can highlight both but drop dwn bar no longer shows the bridge connection icon, if i highlight on there own it does but msge comes up sayin i need two high speed cons to bridge. i have made my default conn shared and that doesnt work, been thru steps with tech guy from xbox he doesnt know either, can anyone pleeeease help.
 

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Question: mobile broadband

I have purchased a ZTE MF112 dongle on the 3 network. This works fine but only in UK. Is it possible to fit another phone companies sim card to work in other countries? Or is it locked to 3 as some mobiles are?

Answer:mobile broadband

It will be locked to 3 in the same way as mobile phones.

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Question: 3 mobile broadband

Please help! I have 3 connect mobile broadband (dongle). I connected it ages ago and it installed and worked fine. Then I uninstalled it. Now when I put the dongle into the USB port, it won't auto install. It says that it cannot be installed properly. (it does, however, work on other computers). I phones 3 connect support and they were uselss. When I looked into device manager, and click on the icon (which has a ! on it) it says:
Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19).

It wont auto load and im getting pretty fed up. Please can anyone help. I am thinking I must have deleted some drivers, but when i select 'update driver' it says that my drivers are fully updated.

Please help!
 

Answer:3 mobile broadband

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Hi By default the Mobile broadband card in my X301 is turned off. Is it possible to turn in on by default when Windows start ups

Answer:Mobile broadband

It has to be mentioned as matter of disclaimer really since this forum is innundated with users who mistakenly believe they're x was GSM / CDMA equipped when they notice the SIM card slot under the battery. Most X's have the SIM slot but this seems standard regardless if the user configured or will have it installed. Assuming you spec'd your for the card and aren't being hopefully confused by spotting the slot....1. Check your BIOS setting to ensure the card is enabled2. check devmgmt.msc for the WiFi or "MobileBroadband" category since the category isn't standard and verify the card is properly installed and enabled / if it is then verify in the cards Advanced properties to ensure the OPERATING SYSTEM DOESN'T TURN OFF THE CARD TO SAVE POWER !!!! Still failing then contact tech support or reply with the rest of the story and whatever inordinary things you've done to this thing because the manufacturers and cellular providers along with Lenovo's group have worked extraordinarily hard to even COOPERATE IN DETERMINING CONFIGURATION AND RARE FOR  SO MANY THINGS TO COME TOGETHER SO WELL IN LAPTOP AS DO BROADBAND CARDS. The cards monthly subscription costs and cellular usage penalties has forced them to behave so cohesively when delivering the option since the type of person who buys a broadband card expects it to work and work out of the box. If you could take an official or even unofficial survey of what kind of hardware failure makes end users and prosum... Read more

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Hello, I purchased a T400s in the UK which came with a Vodafone SIM inside it for mobile broadband. However, due to some error, this SIM never was activated and I can't use it. I'm wondering if I can purchase a mobile broadband SIM from T-Mobile (or indeed anyone else) and use it with integrated SIM component of the laptop - does anyone know if this would work just fine, or would any hardware or software modifications be required? (I have a clean install of Windows 7 on the laptop.) Thanks for any input, /vijayan

Answer:Mobile broadband SIM

Will work, if you will have SIm card with 3G activated. If you have model F3507g, then this is Erricson hardware and if you are not fun of Access Connections tool of Lenovo (i do not use this tool), then i can recommend you simple tool directly from Ericsson http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/support/mobilebroadband/download/wirelessmanager/gc83?lc=en&cc=us





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Hi.I have a lenovo thinkpad x201t 2985-DMG which was delivered with win7-32.I have reinstalled it with win7-64bit. I have not yet got the touch to work. But more troublesome is the GOBI2000 mobile internet. I use Access Connections 5, and I set up a new location profile.When I press connect it takes a while then it says:'SIM card is not present. Insert the SIM and try again.'I have tried with two different SIM-cards which works in other machines. Do I need a driver for the SIMcard-reader or could mine be broken?

Answer:No mobile broadband.

You did try inserting them the right way? It happened to me once - I was inserting it wrong side first

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I bought a Lenono Thinkpad Edge E530c and would like to use the internal 3G mobile connecting. I inserted my sim into the sim slot under the batery compartment but its not working.  It looks like the drivers are missing. When I start the Mobile connection app it give me "No Wireless Mobile Broadband device found." When I go look in the device manager I cant see any modems installed. So how do I make use of the 3G sim slot to connect to the internet? I also downloaded some bluetooth / modem drivers for my series but nothing seems to work. Please help. 

Answer:Mobile broadband

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
To activate WWAN in your Lenovo ThinkPad E530c, first you have to ensure that you have a WWAN card and WWAN antennas installed. WWAN upgradable models have the WWAN antennas installed from the factory these will be red and blue wires (the Wi-Fi are typically white, black and grey or just black and grey depending on model). If you have WWAN antennas installed from the factory, probably you need to purchase a compatible WWAN card and install it. If you have a WWAN card installed in your system, install Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation which will guide you through the activation of mobile broadband.
 
Go to Lenovo Support site, enter MTM number of your device in quick path and get the system specifications. If you find any difficulties, please share the MTM of your device.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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hi, got the windows 10 update, and was having problems getting connected to the internet, so i uninstalled
my mobile broadband program, and now dont know how to run the program again, because all that happens
now is i get a notification in the action center, every time click on the icon it dissappears, before a message
would come up on windows 8 and you just clicked run program (mobile broadband). any help would be much appreciaited thanks.

Answer:mobile broadband and windows 10

Try running Windows Update. There should be a Get Started button. Or download the media creation tool at: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...d=ms_wol_win10

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hello all,just wondering can i make calls from the mobile broadband modem on my x200 with Ericsson F3507g Mobile Broadband adaptor.im not talking about voip here just using my laptop as a mobile? the laptop came with a vodaphone SIM which i replaced with a pay as you go SIM which works fine for the internet.cheers in advanceanto

Answer:mobile broadband on x200

I'm assuming the replacement Pay as you go SIM card is a Vodafone PAYG rather than say TMobile? The HSPDA is sim locked?Message Edited by jts_456 on 02-16-2009 09:23 AM

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Realised that there is a SIM card slot in my new U350. Tried  to set up mobile broadband but to no avail. When I look under Device Manager, the modem for this doesn't seem to exist. Wondering if the feature is available and if so, how do I make it work? Can anyone advise. Thanks in advance,

Answer:Mobile Broadband for U350?

Hi, i have similar problem. I am using win 7. and cant find hsdpa modem in device manager. Any ideas?

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 Mobile broadband cannot be used in my new s10-3s, any advise, my os is windows 7 starter.

Answer:Mobile broadband problem

Hi and welcome,
Ive shoot in a blue... you installed a WWAN 3G minipci-e Card by your own ?
if the answer is yes ..
remove ReadyCom program if there is one... 
if yes which card did you use...
if no,  there is no factory installed WWAN 3G minipci-e Card ..
if no, you want to use Wireless LAN...
Switch wireless on ..
Wireless Key Menue Fn-F5
 
If all answers will no ... more details would be fine...
 
sincerely KalvinKlein

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Windows 10 Help says that I should have a Mobile connection link under Network and Internet, I don't. By luck I managed to connect my dongle because Windows saw it as a drive. I now need to be able to use the Mobile link in order to set my connection to metered so that I don't download updates and over-run my allowance. Because Windows now sees my mobile connection as an Ethernet connection I can't set it to metered. How do I tell Windows to offer me a metered connection (I've tried and failed to edit the registry, mainly because I'm too dim to know what I'm doing). From not being offered a mobile connection there are a whole series of other problems which can wait for another day.

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Hi,

I have Mobile Broadband with network 3, The other day something happened to my Laptop when it started up I had an BCD error so the comp wouldnt start up and well eventually I got it started up and now I cannot uninstall the Mobile Broadband Dongle or even install it because I have to uninstall the old one.

I get a Windows Error saying Setup.exe has stopped working.
My options are
Check for online solutions
Close Program

Checking for online solutions does nothing.
Closing just closes the message.

I cant see setup.exe on the task manager either.

Any Ideas?
 

Answer:Uninstalling 3 Mobile Broadband

hi check in device manager for usb driver errors try uninstalling the drivers for usb and reinstall also you might get some info from the tsg library or the general forum tips and tricks this is just a suggestion
 

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Hi All, I have been having a horrible time with Mobile Broadband on my Helix (36894uu). After updating to Win 8.1 I have been unable to connect.  Device manager shows a Sierra Wireless EM7700 using Microsofts driver 6.3.9600.16384 and generic mobile broadband adapter.  I have installed the Seirra driver package from the Lenovo support site multiple times, but the driver never changes.  Windows shows "no service" under mobile broadband.  Running the Windows diagnostic says "The Mobile Broadband device is locked with SIM PIN2".  I have gone to AT&T, they say there are no problems with the SIM or my account and the technician I worked with did not know what a SIM PIN2 was.  Has anyone else experienced any mobile broadband issues since updating to Win 8.1?  Thanks!

Answer:Mobile Broadband Issue

Problem solved... one of the antenna leads had come loose...

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I installed the GOBI WAN card, it's recognized and functioning within Win7.  Activated at Verizon.  Problem is in trying to activate on x220.  When I try to connect, it asks if I want to activate.  When I click okay, it tells me that I need to install "Mobile Broadband Connection". Can anyone help me here?  What is this software?  Is it Lenovo - Verizon had no idea. Thanks!

Answer:Help with mobile broadband - x220

hey rustywillis,i believe the software you require will be this :http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS013487





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This might seem pretty obvious but do I need to buy an integrated card for the SIM card to be read? (I didnt choose the "Integrated Mobile Broadband (Ericsson F5521gw)" option when buying the laptop) I've got the SIM card inserted under the battery (it's "clicked" into place) but my Orange 3G USB dongle says it can't see the SIM. Any ideas?Thanks,Andrew

Answer:W50 - Mobile Broadband - SIM card?

hey andrewjknox,shouldn't the simcard be in the dongle ? although there is a slot under the battery to insert the sim, the sim will not be detected as there is no device (the intergrated mobile) to detect it.





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HELP! I am trying to install a Vodafone Mobile Broadband unit onto my laptop, I am running XP (I think SP2) and I keep on getting an error message stating that Administrative Privelleges are required - I am the only user and have, or so I thought, full administrative rights! The laptop has never previously been connected to the internet so I don't see that there would be any malware / trojans stopping me from doing this. Can anyone help me!?
 

Answer:Vodafone Mobile Broadband...

srg,
welcome to tech support guy,
.
if your system was set up correctly, you SHOULD be using a user account, for the security that the nt systems provide,
thus, you just log off of your user account, then log back in as the administrator to install something,
then, DON'T forget to log off as the administrator and then back onto the user account
 

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I have got a Mobile broadband USB Dongle from '3'. I installed it a few weeks ago and it worked fine, i then uninstalled it because i was not using it but then i now need it agaon and it keeps comming up with an error saying " The application has a pending system reboot. Please reboot and restart the installer."

I have restarted it and it never does anything it just comes up wit the same message.

I have had to do something with install sheild before on another computer when it was having trouble installing something, think it made it so install sheild forgot what it had previously installed, would thins help? and if so how do i do it?

Thanks

JPLamb
 

Answer:Mobile Broadband will not reinstall

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Greetings, I just got a W510 and noticed the SIM card slot on the back, under the battery. I put the SIM card from my cell in, and booted back up - but I didn't see any options for the mobile broadband. So how the heck does this whole setup work? I didn't see a user manual with the laptop.

Answer:W510 Mobile Broadband How-To?

ao125, welcome to the forum,
 
not all W510 system have integrated WWAN, maybe yours doesn't? It may however be upgradeable. If you enter your  Type and Model Number on this site (right column in the box for select your system), you will then be presented with a description of your main components and be able to see if it has WWAN, is upgradeable or doesn't have it.
 
If you are unsure, post your type and model number here and other members will surely be able to help. Please do NOT post your s/n. If the model number ends in CTO there should be another number underneath the CTO, please post that.
 
Regards
 
 

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I am currently using a 30 day free subscription to Vodaphone mobile broadband and am considering paying in the longer run. However, while the Access Connections software tells me the data transfered for each connection, there seems to be no way to get total usage figures which I would need to ensure I do not exceed my limit. While I understand third party products such as NetMeter are available to do this, it would be good if a meter was incorporated by Lenovo into Access Connections. Nigel

Answer:Mobile broadband meter

Have you tried Vodafone tech support? I have a data account with them using a PCMCIA card that has a Vodafone connection manager. It logs data use on GSM and 3G as well as handling SMS messages. I doubt if this will work using the internal modem but they might have a version for it. Worth asking.    

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I just received my Thinkpad X230T with" mobile broadband ready" option. In the battery compartment there is the SIM slot as shown by the manual. I inserted an AT&T sim card with dataplan but the system did not recognize the card. The ThinkVantage tools indicated that there is no WAN available. Is the SIM card slot indicate that I have WAN capability or do I need another device to make it work? Help is greatly appreciated. 













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Answer:MOBILE BROADBAND READY

welcome to the community. if i understand "mobile broadband ready" as defined by lenovo, you've got the sim card slot and the required wwan antennae installed, but... you don't have a wwan card. get a supported card and you should be good to go. hth.

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Hello, I have just bought a lenovo S10-3T at Microsoft store, however I don't know how to used MObile broaband with it Could you please help me? Thank you

Answer:How can I use Mobile broadband with lenovo S10-3T

check this out

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Hi,I just received a new X230 with pre-installed mobile broadband.  Everything appears to be set up--appropriate drivers, programs etc, however, there is no SIM card.  Was the computer supposed to ship with a pre-installed SIM?  If so, where can I get one--Lenovo or Macheen, the service provider?  Or, am I supposed to get one from a local provider?  I would like to be able to use Lenovo Mobile Access, and it is available here in Denmark. thanks,DRL

Answer:X230 mobile broadband

Hi, AFAIK you need to get a SIM from your Mobile provider.  I know of very few hardware suppliers that supplies Mobile Internet as well.  (Or at least in South Africa). Btw, when you do get the sim, check the manual for the correct way to insert the card. On my X220T, there was no image on the case to show where the angled corner needs to go. And since you have to remove the battery to change it everytime, it is a very time consuming process if you install the card incorrectly.  

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Toshiba Laptop Equium L10-300
Operating on Windows XP
Trying to load 3connect broadband dongle using a USB Port
Install Wizard lets me through all the start up
Block Then appears with "The Route Manager is already installed"
I click on OK to acknowledge the message
Wizard finished installing set up to then a Blue Screen shows
on the screen far too fast to read , and then re-starts the laptop

Can anyone advise how I can read the error message on the blue screen ?

Thank You Neil
 

Answer:windows xp mobile broadband help !

Hi try.
Start button>Control Panel>System.
Click on Advanced .
Under the Startup and Recovery.
Click Settings.
Under System Failure.
Un-check Automatically restart.

Restart Pc and the blue screen will be there>make a note
and post error message.

If no joy and you can access the net another way.
Download BlueScreenView
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.html

Download link at the bottom of the page.
Download>and post the last 4 minidump from the scan.
 

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Hi!I'm trying to use my built in 3G modem in my T420.I'm running the "Launch Lenovo Broadband COnnect" from "Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox".I'm located in Sweden but in the dropdown box for "Provider" there are none listed.I'm trying "Other" but it fails with a message that I need a proper SIM card.My provider is Telia and my SIM is inserted.What gives? Please advice. Best regards,Fredrik  













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Answer:T420 3G Mobile Broadband

Are you sure that your model got 3G? Some models are WWAN upgradable which means you have to buy and insert the 3G adapter. What is the model/type of your T420 (XXXX-YYY)?
 
Do you see the 3G adapter in device manager and no missing drivers?
 
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I have just got my X201 Tablet and have only now started to explore it and to my delight I find a little summer pressie from Lenovo in the form of Mobile Broadband and GPS fitted but not asked for or included in the specs at purchase.Today I have been running around looking for a Bluetooth GPS receiver to go with the Memory Map software I use but not able to find one. Only now I sat down to run through the options on my tablet and check to see if there were any updates on the Lenovo site and it reported that I had a GPS fitted, Thank goodness I didn't buy one. A big Thanks to Lenovo for the hidden treasure within  Alistair

Answer:A bit of a surprise! Mobile Broadband & GPS

someone's loss is your gain. enjoy.

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I have an X1 Carbon laptop and I have been using a local SIM card for the Mobile Broadband.  It detects the SIM and connects fine - my issue is the network seems to drop out after about 2 minutes then turn back on after 30 seconds repetitively. By drop out I mean in the network connection I loose the option of connecting to "Mobile Broadband", and just see "Airplane mode" and "Wifi", and the when it reconnects it shows the "Mobile Broadband" option, then goes to no service, then it turns on and connects to the SIM card.     I've tried switching SIM cards and moving to a new mobile broadband supplier - but the issue appears to be with the laptop. I've tried removing the SIM card completely to see if the option for "Mobile Broadband" continues to disappear but it doesn't appear to do so. Anyone have any ideas on what I can do to try and fix this?  

Answer:Mobile Broadband disconnecting

HiFor the troubleshhoting and test purposes switch off wifi connections capabilities to avoid auto reconnection influence.Does this issue persist at another location (office, home...)?What is the model of wwan card? What's the OS installed? Are you using any connection manager except of the system one?

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hi all. My stepfather went and purchased an 18 month contract with three mobile internet but it has never worked since he purchased it.There is no signal when i use the 3 USB Modem panel and i have gone over all the settings from three's site and tried entering alternate APN's in settings but haven't had a connection yet.I've tried it at my own house where it claims a 4/5 signal strength but just gives an authentication / connection error when i try to connect [error 619][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL][URL=click here][IMG]click here[/IMG][/URL]Will it be possible for me to return it to carphone warehouse where it was purchased on 5-sept-2008 due to lack of service.

Answer:cancelling 3 mobile broadband

Update, appears to be working tonight but connection intermittant.

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I have a dongle to use with laptop when away from home. I have connected to O2 Mobile Broadband and will purchase credit on daily, weekly or monthly basis when necessary. The dongle claims to be a memory stick and does work in that capacity on the laptop where the O2 Mobile Broadband is installed, but does is not recognised as an external drive in the desktop computer (which does not have the O2 mobile broadband software installed. Any ideas of why not?
 

Answer:O2 Mobile Broadband Dongle MF 100

If its like my wifes dongle then it has a micro sd card inside, to read those files in another machine you need to use a separate card reader.

You could try and install the o2 mobile software on the DT computer and access it there.
 

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On a T430s I have upgraded to Windows 10.  Unfortunately the mobile broadband driver (h5321gw) is not working.  I have downloaded and installed the latest driver which shows as installing and operating correctly but the system does not see the driver. Any help appreciated.

Answer:Mobile Broadband and Windows 10

HiCheck out modem firmware and upgrade that one in another laptop installed, not running win10:http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x23...Or downgrade win10, upgrade modem fw, then upgrade to wi10 again.

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please someone can help me??Y am owner of a new T450 s with broadband internet (with sim card).Unfortunately is it not possibele to use it on the way because the Radio is off.I tried everything to turn the radio on but I did not found the way to manage that.Maybe there is a simpel solution for that but I do not know how to turn the radio on in the program for network and internetpaul

Answer:mobile broadband: Radio off

Do you have the actual 3G modem? The SIM slot is always there, even if you don't have a 3G modem.

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So Windows 8 doesn't work on my Edge E530 with the Ericsson mobile broadband. At all. There are no drivers listed under the Windows 8 option in the Drivers section. The Windows 7 drivers worked for W8 RTM Preview, but they don't work for W8 Pro as released. There is a bug in the "Known Issues for Windows 8" concerning enabling mobile broadband in the BIOS, but I checked and there's no option for that. Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation says there's no supported wireless drivers, the Ericsson drivers install without errors and my drivers screen looks like this.   I'm just so darn tired of this computer costing me money and time to fix.





"Brave, unconcerned, mocking, violent ? thus wisdom wants us: she is a woman, and loves only a warrior." - Friedrich Nietzsche

Answer:Mobile Broadband on Windows 8

Well, tried all the beta drivers etc. Nil effect. I really do think that it is important that Lenovo support released versions of Windows, it is quite important.





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Greetings!  I purchased a Thinkpad X201 (running Windows 7 64-bit) withBluetooth   (Bluetooth w/ antenna),  Integrated WiFi wireless LAN adapters   (Intel Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250),  Integrated mobile broadband   (Integrated Mobile Broadband (Gobi 2000 3G with GPS) ), and  Selectable SIM   (SIM Card: USA ) and I selected Verizon Mobile Broadband.  However, the SMS option on the Tools tab of Access Connections is gryyed out and, per Access Connections Help, "If the laptop does not have sim card, SMS Message box will be greyed out and cannot be used."  Since my laptop is suppose to have a SIM card, I should have SMS functionality/access.  I inquired at Lenovo but did not obtain any help (Owen did not seem to know what was going on at all!).  Verizon wants me to download their VZAccess Manager for SMS.  However, since I have a SIM card and the SMS functionality of Access Connections, I should not need to do so.  Can anyone direct me to the information that I need so that the SMS Message Box will no longer be greyed out and I will be able to send text messages? I had searched for this topic on this forum and found a posting stating that SMS could be enabled by left-click the Mobile Broadband icon on the Tools tab.  However, when I left-click or right-click this icon, the only options are for (i) Account information and Activation and (ii) Data Usage. Any help that you ... Read more

Answer:SMS/SIM/Verizon Mobile Broadband

Can anyone provide any help with this?

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Hi. I have just bought an X121e which comes with "integrated mobile broadband" . I cannot set this up. The manual states that there is a button in Lenovo think vantage tools but none appears. I have tried using the Internet connections/access connections button but the access connections screen has the mobile broadband button greyed out. Tried downloading new drivers but they all refer to WAN broadband cards (which are not fitted to my machine).  Any ideas gratefully rec'd thanks.

Answer:x121e mobile broadband

hey ditton01,when you go to Device Manager and look at the integrated mobile broadband, was the brand attached to it ?anyway, try removing Access Connection and use Windows built-in connection wizard.





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Hi, I recently bought a X120e notebook. I can see that it has a SIM card slot within. Also some drivers have been provided on the Lenovo support site for Gobi 2000/3000/Ericsson/Huwawei 3G modules. DOes this notebook come pre-fitted with one of these data cards ? Or do we have to buy one separately? Regards,Sandip













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Answer:x120 e mobile broadband

doesn't come prefitted unless you specifically bought a laptop that was shipped with WWAN card installed.

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Hi all I have a edge 15 with WWan built in, I have put in a orange UK 3g simcard and created a mobile broadband profile in "Access connection" this works and connects to the internet fine, however i ca not get GPS Xtra to work, I only have the option of "standalone" fix and not GPS Xtra, does anyone know how to enable te gps xtra to work. I mobile broadband software will only allow my to active it with a vodafone sim, is this somthing i can sort?

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Hi,

I've been using 3's mobile broadband for a few month now and everything's been fine...until I decided to try a different web browser to see if it was any quicker. I downloaded the Apple browser and it was ok but nothing too special so i uninstalled it. Since that day, when I click the 'connect' button on my broadband window, it's started coming up with the error -

'The web browser application associated with connection '3connect' failed to start. Please check your browser application settings.'

It works fine if you leave this message up and open up IE, but if you click 'ok' then it says that connection has failed do you want to retry...I'm confused. I can't for the life of me figure out where I'm supposed to change this. Can anyone help me please.
 

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Hello,

I already mentioned an issue concerning mobile broadband in this topic:
3G dial up connection properties changed/no automatic connect
and here
3G dial up connection properties changed/no automatic connect - Microsoft Answers

Now I have Windows 8 Pro RTM installed and still have the same issue.

I found the following website:
Engineering Windows 8 for mobile networks - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

What I am looking for is my Huawei EM770W to pop up as:
and

and
But instead it just looks like:
And in the "Networks" charm I see a telephone icon next to the connection of which I think it is broadband. I can't even find that icon on Google.
I can only view the properties of the connection. That brings me to the desktop view and the standard Dial-Up settings.

The main issue is: I have HAD the Huawei EM770W work like that! It just doesn't do it anymore. Now I cannot set this connection to automatically connect. Basically: I cannot use the advantages for Mobile Broadband that Microsoft has built in Windows 8!

I would really appreciate some assistance here!

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