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Question: Problems with WWAN Device Gobi 2000 / x201

Dear all I have a x201 and build in a Gobi 2000. If I connect via Sim card, the connection is always "GPRS" only, even though there are faster connections like edge and 3g available.What should I do? How can I change the connection to be faster? Thanks a lot in advance!

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Answer: Problems with WWAN Device Gobi 2000 / x201

What connection manager do you use? If it's an Access Connection there is prefered network type settings within profile settings.

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Hello, I'm experiencing massive problems with the BIOS versions newer than the 1.10a release. As soon as I apply the two newer versions 1.11 (6XET32WW) and 1.13 (6XET34WW), the WWAN device Gobi 2000 isn't listed any more in the device manager and a connection using this device isn't possible any more.The newest Access Connections states that the device isn't found.Applying the setup defaults after updating the BIOS doesn't resolve the problem. Searching the internet shows, that multiple people are struggling with this problem. As soon as I roll back to the 1.10a (6XET31WW) BIOS version, the problem doesn't exist any more. System details:* Thinkpad Model: 2876-27G* all newest thinkpad/thinkvantage packages installed* all currently available windows updates installed* Working BIOS: 1.10a (6XET31WW)* Problem causing BIOS: 1.11 (6XET32WW) and 1.13 (6XET34WW) Regards,rotorhead













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Answer:X100e BIOS Problems with WWAN Device Gobi 2000

Hello rotorhead, welcome to Lenovo forums!
 
Please try this:
 
1. In BIOS under "Security" / "IO Port Access" disable the devices "WiMAX" and "Wireless WAN" 2. Reboot 3. Shut down the machine completely. 4. Go into BIOS and enable "WiMAX" and "Wireless WAN"
 
If that doesnīt work please uninstall WWAN-driver, Access Connection und Hot key driver, then install first the hotkey driver, AC and WWAN driver.
 
If you need more information visit this thread at www.thinkpad-forum.de

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Hi, I have a X201 laptop from US and I would like to use it in Singapore with a valid SIM card from M1.Although I can connect to internet using mobile broadband successfully, but GPS does not seem to work well with it.I have updated Lenovo GPS to latest 2.60, but I do not see a XTRA (A-GPS) in GPS mode.I understand that XTRA needs WWAN connectivity, though I have WWAN working but it's still indicated as "not activated" for Lenovo software.Is there anyway I can change (e.g. registry setting) to "activate" mobile broadband so I can use XTRA in Lenovo GPS?

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Hi All, Just ordered a GOBI 2000 WWAN card for my X201 laptop, could you please post the instructions as how to install this card in to my laptop?

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HiI recently came by a HP GOBI 2000 wwan cardThis exact model: NEW HP Gobi2000 HSUPA 2G 3G WCDMA WWAN UMTS Wi Fi Card GPS UN2420 I know this might be a long shot, but are there any workarounds to getting such a card to work in a W530?I tried pluggin it in, and whereas the first driver installs, the "Lenovo broadband activation" fails, the card shows up with a question mark in device manager, and troubleshooting it in "adapter settings" states that "there might be a problem with the driver"I know that the chipset should be supported, so what is the problem here? Driver signing? Or Bios whitelist?Any help much obliged

Answer:gobi 2000, wwan not detected - non-lenovo GOBI 2000

Hi, eyeland
 
Do you have a SIM card inserted in the machine? If not, this will be needed for WWAN access. Also, which version of Windows are you running, and what drivers did you download to get the card to work?
 
Thanks in advance,Adam





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Is it possible to use Gobi 2000 wwan card on x61 laptop?I think drivers won't be issue, but will my laptop boot with that card installed?  

Answer:gobi 2000 wwan card on x61

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/X61-3G-Wireless-WAN-Configuration/td-p/28572

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First of all thank you for a great product. I have had my x201 tablet with outdoor display for more than half a year and it has worked really well! The keyboard, mouse-buttons, display, design features, feel, support (Sweden) and so on has been excellent so far! Yes, there are small design flaws like the pitching sound and a little accuracy problems at the edges, but it really is small compared to the positive things. I think you need some encouragement these days, espacially with the  accuracy problems facing the x220t. However, my question is about the GPS reciever with the Gobi 2000. When I use the GPS enabler it takes a long time to get a fix, and also the reception isnīt very good. Is there anything I can do to improve the performance? I saw in an old thread here on the forum about the problem, but it was for over a year ago and probably somewhat outdated. Thanks, Andre

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Hi,  I need help with the GPS. I am running Version 2.6. The panel said there are 5-6 signal bar. But it never get fix. and said "acquisitation in progress"  Any help ThanksWai













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Answer:X201 Tablet with Gobi 2000 GPS NOT fix

same things to mine  x201 tablet. just bought mine a week ago.i thought it's hardware issue with GPS module, but now it seems im not the only one some people say it could be loose of antenna....im really not sure.for now, i still have this issue, hope someone please help.

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I've looked at the hardware maintenance manual but it only really gives instructions on how to remove the wireless WAN card. Does anyone know if there are specific installation instructions for putting the GOBI into the X201? Any help would be most appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Installing GOBI 2000 into X201... How To's?

No one with any insight / help to offer?

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Hi, I have the Gobi model stated above installed in my x120e. All drivers and bios have been updated to the most recent. I have thinkvantage GPS v2.72. I have acces connections v5.84. I have successfully configured my mobile broadband but cannot get my GPS to work. It jus keeps on "accquiring satellites" but nothing happens.  I dont know if I am missing any drivers or other software as my mobile WWAN is working except the GPS.  I hope you can help me out.  Cheers!

Answer:Lenovo GOBI 2000 WWAN Card 60Y3183 GPS problem

hey mercury168,try installing GPS version 2.73 : http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS015017and see if that works





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When I place a simcard in the cardholder. The Lenovo software says 'no simcard installed'It's a KPN(dutch) simcard. If I search on the internet I can only find information about this controller working with Vodafone cards. Is this my problem? Is there anything I need to change about my settings or anything? When I use the simcard in another USB WWan device it asks for a pin. When it is the lenovo it only says 'no sim card installed'. I hope someone can help me out. thnx for the support.













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Answer:Thinkpad Edge with Gobi-2000 WWan card (no sim installed)

Hi clifdon and welcome to the community,
 
What model Edge to you have? Include the Model number, not the serial number.
 
Dave 

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Hi. I've got a T410 and a X201 that are running Windows XP Pro with a Qualcomm Gobi 2000 adapter and wonder if there is any other software that can be used instead of Access Connections? On other Thinkpads with the Ericsson F3507g I've been using Ericsson Wireless Manager instead of AC that I found to work better. Hopefully there are some other options for the Qualcomm Gobi 2000 as well. Any advice for other software than AC would be appreciated.













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Answer:X201 T410 Win XP Gobi 2000 Connection Software

You are right, access connections is a bit too US users oriented, they are just discovering the cellular connections, and they are not so used with apn and other related settings. So I searched a bit and below there is what I discovered so far. You can simply use the dialup connection, quick easy to configure and light, but you loose the signal strenght monitor,and and other advanced functions. Alternatively I tried the mobile2go sw that comes with some Vaios it works pretty well, it manages the short messages, can be used to force the connection in 2g or in 3g and so on. There's also the vanilla Qualcomm dashboard, it's clean and quick but is stuck to the USB ID of the specific manufacturers (acer, toshiba...) so a bit of tweaking to the included driver's inf is needed, or you get the messages "missing device". If you are a vodafone customer you can also use the usual VMC, is full featured but is heavy as access connections. Maybe there's also other options.

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The WWAN (Gobi 2000 card) in my X100e won't connect if the card stays enabled (FN-F5) during a system boot or resume from standby.  If I leave it disabled during a reboot or standby/resume and enable it afterwards, everything seems to work fine. I'm using HSPA and I'm in an area with good signal.  The signal strength fades in/out every few seconds according to the Windows Broadband icon when it isn't working.  The signal stays solid and there are no issues if I boot the system with the card disabled initially. I'm running the latest bios (1.23) and the ThinkVantage tools have updated all the software on Windows 7 Professional.  I've loaded the BIOS defaults a few times now and Lenovo wants the unit back to replace the Gobi 2000 card. The X100e is a recent purchase from Lenovo Canada and it was ordered with the Gobi 2000 card.  Access Connections (AC) wants me to activate on Verizon (not available in Canada), but it does seem to work with a HSPA sim from a Canadian carrier... but AC always prompts to tell me that I'm roaming.  I'd like to get that fixed too. Has anyone experienced this problem?  Any suggestions?  I think it's a s/w problem but I'll ship it back to Lenovo as per their tech support. Thanks...    

Answer:X100e WWAN Gobi 2000 Fails if Enabled During Boot/Resume

The X100e is now headed back to Lenovo for EasyServ warranty repair. An identical unit we bought does not exhibit this behavior at all so I'm inclined to believe it's a hardware problem.  The Lenovo phone tech's recommendation to send it in to get the Gobi 2000 card replaced appears to be correct. 

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Hello, I have a small question about the QualComm Gobi 2000 in the ThinkPad X201 3680-1T2, I wonder if I can send SMS with it in my laptop. I brought SMSCaster however it gives me an error, I have no idea how I can get it to send SMS. Can someone point me into the correct directions to send a SMS using the Gobi 2000, please state the software when used or the settings (and where I can find the settings to enable SMS). Thank you for your supprt. PS: for those who are unfamiliar with the ThinkPad X201 3680-1T2, it is not a touchpad version.

Answer:ThnkPad X201 3680-1T2; QualComm Gobi 2000 question

When you open Access Connections, is the SMS icon on the Tools tab greyed out or in color?  When you left-click your Mobile Broadband icon on the Tools tab (in Access Connections), do you have an option with which to enable SMS?  I have have a similar question for my X201 3249 (about which I have made a similar post).  I have read on the Lenovo Community about SMS problems with Windows 7 but,considering many of these postings were made over a year ago, one would think that a solution to this problem would have been found by now.

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hi..the device just disappeared ...so i installed the new driver wich shall fix that problem : 7xwc48ww http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/7xwc48ww.txt Qualcomm Gobi 2000 Wireless WAN Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit) and XP - ThinkPad<1.1.170/2.0.7.3> (7XWC45WW)
- (Fix) Fixed an issue where the Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB Modem 9205 device
might disappear in the Device Manager.but it does not help ... device is still gone ... can anybody help ? BR cs

Answer:Qualcomm Gobi 2000 disappeared from device manager (Windows 7 64-bit; T410s; 2904)

Flash the latest BIOS to your system, even if you already have it. This fixed an issue I had with not being able to turn my Gobi on.

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I have a W510 with a Gobi 2000 WWAN card.It has a new SIM card from AT & T that has not yet been activated in the slot.I have all the latest drivers installed. The problem that I am having is that I can not activate the card. In device manager under network adapters the Gobi device is continually appearing and disappearing every few seconds. Is this a fault Gobi card, faulty SIM, drivers or something else?

Answer:Problems with Gobi 2000

I have experienced exactly the same. Brand new w510, card activated with service provider but won't recognize any service providers in Denmark.Any ideas?

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Could anyone tell me the difference between Gobi 2000 and Gobi 3000? Thank you













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Answer:X120e Gobi 2000 v Gobi 3000

Hello,
 
I found a spec sheet for the Gobi 2000 here and the one for the Gobi 3000 here.  From looking between the two, it appears the newer 3000 model is ready for UMTS - AWS and EV-DO/CDMA ? 2100 MHz (standards which may not have been ratified when the 2000 was released), supports faster HSDPA speeds (14.4Mbps vs. 7.2Mbps) and is 2.5 grams lighter.
 
Regards,
 
Aryeh Goretsky
 

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My system is a ThinkPad T510 (4349-4JG) with a Qualcomm Gobi 2000 module. I'm having problems using this for GSM DialUp connections. A colleague have a W500 with Ericsson F3507g and there it work's flawlessly. He uses the following initialization string to do this at+cfun=5;+cbst=71,0,1. This one does not work with the Gobi module. I have had some success with manually connecting to the virtual com port with a terminal client and then setting at+cfun=1 and at+cbst=14,0,1. Problem is that the connection is very unstable and very often I can't connect at all. I'm dialing up unix machines with a Siemens TC65 module and I can do this everytime without problems using an external comport modem from a different computer.  Hopefully someone have a solution for this?

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I?m looking at replacing my old Thinkpad T43 at home with a new T510. I?m confused as to the difference between the WWAN option and a GOBI 2000 card. They seem to accomplish the same thing. Could someone please elaborate? Thank you, Jesse

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Thanks in advance Hi Could anybody who own a x220 with internal wwan card gobi 3000(only that model) give me the vendor and id of this hardware?I need smth like this(it can be found in device manager) PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0085&SUBSYS_13118086 (this string is for centrino 6205). I need the same string but for gobi 3000, so could somebody past it here? If somebody owns gobi 3000 and do not know how to find it juz post here and Ill write detailed tutorial.

Answer:gobi 3000 wwan card

I don't have the Gobi 3000 device, but the information you need is here:USB\VID_1199&PID_9012 SIERRA WIRELESS MC8355 GOBI 3000 (QDLOADER)USB\VID_1199&PID_9013 SIERRA WIRELESS MC8355 GOBI 3000 9012 & 9013 are items for the same device. As you know 9012 is for fw loading management. Also, as you see Gobi 3000 sits on usb interface only.

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I have a T430 with 16gb Core i7 - nvidia 5400 graphics, Bluetooth, figerprint reader, SSD, illuminated keyboard and Gobi-3000 wwan option. I've upgraded to windows 8 Pro, even did a fresh install of windows 8 PRO, all work except lights in keyboard and my wwan card, no driver is found for the card. Please help me I need WWAN to work since I work out of the office 80% of the time, please advice or do I have to go back to Windows 7. Thank you













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Answer:T430 Gobi-3000 WWAN and windows 8

I have the same issue on my thinkpad X1 (moved up from Win 7 x64 to Win 8 Pro x64). All is working well, except I don't know how to activate or configure the Gobi 3000 WWAN card. the Win 7 utility to activate the card is also not working.





ThinPad X1 (souped up), now with Win 8 Pro, 64bitBefore that, all kinds of ThinkPad laptops since mid '90s.

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Will the new AT&T Gobi 5000 work with the T530?  Not that it should matter but the innards include an i7-3520M, 16GB 1600MHz, and a 256GB 840 Pro.  I'd opt for the 5000 rather than the 4000 if I knew it was compatible.  Any advice?





W530 | 3840QM | 32g @ 1.35v CL9 1986z | 512g 840 Pro | 1t HGST 7200 | FHD AUO v.4 | Quadro K2k | GOBI 5k | Centrino 6300

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Good morning all. I recently installed a GOBI 5000 WWAN card for AT&T into my new Thinkpad T440p. I downloaded the driver package from the appropriate Windows 8.1 matrix and the computer crashed (blue screen DRIVER_POWER_SAVE) and then restarted. The driver appears to have been installed, as the device manager shows the following entry under networking adapters: Sierra Wireless EM7355 Qualcomm GOBI 4G/LTE/HSPA+/EVDO Also, under the networking portion of the Metro style settings page, the AT&T Broadband modem shows up, and with information regarding the IMEI, IMSI, which I forwarded to AT&T, so as far as they are concered my preexisting Data plan is current with the modem's IMEI number.. Still no luck with connecting. There was mention of Lenovo Broadband Mobile Activation Utility which I found elsewhere on Lenovo's but upon lauching the installer, it says that the current card is not supported. Overall, not sure what to do to get this thing connected to Mobile Broadband, also not sure if incomplete driver installation could be the culprit. I am going to call Lenovo support to see what they can do, will update here.

Answer:T440p WWAN connection GOBI 5000

Just got off with Lenovo Tech Support. They mentioned that theThinkPad GOBI 5000 Mobile Broadband - AT&T GOBI 5000 WWAN card, Part number: 0C52886 using Sierra Wireless EM7355 - GOBI 5000 software (ghwp14ww.exe), version 3.4.1308.3909 as of 13 DEC 2013 may not be compatible with Windows 8.1 which is what I am running currently. I will check on when the updated driver package appears with compatibility for Windows 8.1 and post here, they mentioned that it should be pushed via Lenovo System Update, so I guess I will stay tuned.

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Hello, i'm using the x201 with a gobi2000 card. until a few weeks everything was fine, the firmware did load without any trouble. recently the card refused to load the firmware - it stopped working within ubuntu, and now i tried windows 8 to reload the firmware. the driver manager shows the generic usb device and the gobi com port, but it does not load the missing firmware files. what can i do?

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Hi,I currently have the Verizon EvDO internal wireless card in my X201 and use it extensively.  I live near Chicago and Verizon/LTE is now being offered in certain areas.  Can anyone tell me if the GOBI MDM9600 (LTE/EvDO/HSPA+) card is supported or when it will be supported for the X201 tablet?  Boy, could I really use the added LTE bandwidth. Thanks,Chris

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I have a W510 with the Gobi WWAN chipset running x64 Win7 Enterprise.  Once I install the Gobi WWAN driver, the system has a BSOD within 10 seconds of the install wrapping up.  After a reboot, if I switch off the wireless, I am OK, but once I switch it back on, I will BSOD within a minute.  I am running the latest BIOS as of today.  I am running the latest Gobi drive from the Lenovo site (1.1.90/2.0.6.9).  Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:W510 Gobi WWAN Driver Causing BSOD

Exactly the same behaviour with an identical configuration here. Bluescreen whenever I activate WWAN Devices within 1-300 seconds. Tried bios update and W7 x64 blank-install. Without Simcard the OS remains stable (however tried 3 different sim cards with different carriers). Is there any firmware update for the Gobi chipset? Anyone found out something more specific?

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Hello everybody, I have got a X131e chrombook and installed a GOBI Mobile Broadband Wireless WAN card (60Y3257). The card was perfectly detected by the system and it immedeatly tries to connect to the internet, but after a while the error message "no cellular network available" is displayed (please note: It s in Germany, using a Bildmobil/Vodafone SIM, which perfectly works with the same chromebook using a surfstick). When looking for the modem status in the crosh, the following is displayed: crosh> modem statusModem /org/chromium/ModemManager/Gobi/1:GetStatus:activation_state: 0carrier: Verizon Wirelessesn: 80075301firmware_revision: 0d010008imei: 355569041284485imsi: 262021506366626mdn: 0000003649meid: A1000004B9A8E0min: 0000003649no_signal: truepayment_url: https://quickaccess.verizonwireless.com/bbportal/chrome/start.dopayment_url_method: postpayment_url_postdata&colon; mdn=0000003649&oem=GOG2&meid=A1000004B9A8E0prl_version: 56006technology: CDMAusage_url: https://mobile.vzw.com/vzam/servlet/vzam?client=chrome&serviceName=accountInfo&subServiceName=poundD...GetInfo:Manufacturer: Sierra Wireless IncModem: Sierra Wireless MC8355 - Gobi 3000(TM) ModuleVersion: 30500000Properties:Device: wwan0Driver: gobiEnabled: trueIpMethod: 2MasterDevice: /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.6State: 40Type: 2UnlockRequired: UnlockRetries: 999CDMA:ESN: 80075301Registration:CDMA-1x: 0EVDO: 0ServingSystem:SignalQuality: 0 Might it b... Read more

Answer:GOBI WWAN MC8355 3000 (60Y3257) in Chromebook X131...

HiThe reason of issue is inappropriate fw loaded to the modem by default. It's fw for Verizon, #1 in the fw images directory structue. So, presently modem is ready to work in the CDMA/EV-DO network Verizon, only. Vodafone network needs fw #0. Most of UMTS networks need fw #6 (Generic). Modem isn't locked, just fw is a cause.Further steps for the fw changing depend on the OS installed, drivers (re)installation capabilities, external media with LiveCD etc.

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I've currently got a 1st generation X1C with the Ericsson WWAN and was wondering if it was possible to swap out that card with the Sierra GOBI 5000 from the newer X1C to gain LTE data speeds? Has anyone done an upgrade or have relevant info? Any help appreciated.

Answer:Possible to upgrade WWAN on X1C 3443CTO to newer Sierra GOBI 5000?

Anyone?

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I have a built-in Verizon WWAN card in my x200t - and the vista Qualcomm Gobi drivers don't work under Win7 even if compatibility is set to Vista and run as admin selected.
 
Has anyone been able to get this card to work under Windows 7? I've been unsuccessful with it in build 7000 and 7100.
 
Thanks.
 
Jim Wynn

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Answer:X200t: Qualcomm Gobi for Windows 7 / Verizon WWAN card

Jim, I hope you have this working by now, but if not you should know the Lenovo have released Windows 7 Qualcomm BETA drivers, which (at least for my W500) seems to be working fine. You'll find the Win 7 BETA page here and the Qualcomm beta drivers here (ThinkPad UNDP Wireless WAN Driver) I had to uninstall the drivers I had installed from Vista, and then install these. After that , since I have a Ericsson F3507g, I also had to install the Ericsson drivers as well - don't know if this is relevant for yoy. I have this running on Lenovo W500 installed with Win 7 x64 build 7100 and build 7232. Hope this helps,Zorroson

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I have a T400 with the built in Qualcomm Gobi card that was originally sold as Verizon only.  I have ATT and didn't want to switch so I was using an external card. I noticed that the latest version of the Lenovo driver said that it added ATT support.  I figured I would give it a shot. It took a lot of installing and uninstalling but I got it to the point where it would see the tower and try to get an IP address.  I had to go into the network properties of the Qualcomm card and enable IPv4 networking to get it to work.Just posting in case this helps someone else!Getting 1.81 Mb/S down and 1.23 Mb/S up with a 161 Ping but I only have a 48% 83dbm signal

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We received 2 brand new X1 Carbon (type 20A7) models and neither have been able to detect the Gobi 5000 WWAN card (Sierra Wireless EM7355, Lenovo Part# 0C52902.)  The X1 Carbon's are running the latest drivers (including BIOS update), Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1- it doesn't matter: They will not detect the WWAN card in the WWAN slot. Tried 2 different WWAN cards straight out of the box from Lenovo (these happen to be the Verizon variants, I don't have any AT&T ones handy) and it's like it doesn't even exist. Yet I can remove either Gobi 5000 card and install it into a T440s and it comes up without any issue. I've tried taking a working and activated Gobi 5000 card out of a T440s and putting it into the X1 Carbon, yet the X1 Carbon refuses to recognize the device exists in Device Manager. I spent about an hour on the phone with Lenovo tech support who ultimately told me my question was "Out of scope" and something they would not handle. The tech even agreed with my frustration that it's listed right on the **bleep** Lenovo product site: "Mobil [sic] Broadband: Sierra Wireless 7355 - Gobi 5000" and couldn't explain why A) It wasn't working orB) Why Lenovo feels a feature listed on their own marketing materials was "out of scope" for support. She also confirmed the part number is exactly the same and the T440s and the X1 Carbon use the identical part. The tech ultimately speculated that some type of magical "system board upgrade"... Read more

Answer:ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20A7 and WWAN (GOBI 5000) note detected

kmehling,firstly, check out, is wwan port enabled within the BIOS setup? Item is named like this one - WirelessWANAccess.

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Question: X201 WWAN problem

I have recently purchased my X201 and I am having issues using the WWAN adapter, with my Vodafone SIM inserted the application hangs in a ?searching for network? mode. I have spoken to Vodafone and I have the latest software and my SIM card is live. I also have and X301 and the SIM works fine in for that laptops WWAN card and in an external USB modem card but not in this one. I have the current drivers, the modem is enabled in Fn+F5 menu and I can query the modem from device manager.

Answer:X201 WWAN problem

spamboy,
 
Wow, sounds like you have done a great job testing all the different bits and all seem to be working independently, but just don't want to play well together for some reason.  
 
I'll check with some of our techs to see what they might suggest.  In the interrim, the only thing I didn't see you mention was whether you had the latest BIOS.  I know we have had some WWAN bugs worked out on the W series via BIOS, and don't recall any on X , but it may be worth checking.
 
Mark

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Hi all, I just bought a ThinkPad X201 and installed Windows 8 Pro on to it. I bought and installed an Ericsson F3507g WWAN card in to it, to then find that there are no drivers for this card for Windows 8. I have tried drivers for this card for Windows XP, Vista and 7 with no success. I have also tried workarounds posted on the internet, with no luck. Is there any way to get this WWAN card working with Windows 8 on this laptop? Is the Ericsson F5521gw WWAN card a better bet? My father has one in his ThinkPad X220 tablet with Windows 8 and Windows installed the card on its own and it works flawlessly. Which WWAN cards are known to work with the ThinkPad X201 with Windows 8? If you could please post answers to these questions, it would be much appreciated. There is a chance it is a faulty card, as it is not showing in device manager at all. I am going to test it in Windows 7 on the X201 tomorrow, as there ARE drivers for the card in Windows 7. I am happy to buy another WWAN card if it is known to work well and easily in this laptop with Windows 8. But I would like some advice first. Many thanks in advance.

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I am going to buy a x201 nusbtms but when I look at the specs does it say "Integrated Wireless Wide Area Network upgradeable".Can somebody please explain that expression to me.Do I have to buy some kind of upgrade hardware or software in order to use WWAN/3G ???It has already got a sim card reader and an integrated antenna.I have spent an hour on the website looking for answers, Can somebody please set me straight.













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Answer:X201 WWAN upgradeable ???

Hi jankar16, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
WWAN upgradeable, WWAN ready, and mobile broadband upgradeable all mean the same thing - all you need to add is a compatible WWAN card.The system already has the WWAN antenna and SIM slot.
 
Compatible WWAN cards are listed in the Hardware Maintenance Manual. 
 
Hope this helps!

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Hi All, I put a Ericsson F3507G into my new X201, which was taken from my old SL400 (FRU 43Y6479 if it makes any difference), as I'm aware of the whitelist issue, and I figured genuine Lenovo, it should work. Upon first boot, I saw the 1804 error flash up then disappear, and then nothing showing in terms of Device Manager. Nor no matter what toggling of BIOS or Fn-F5 would see it recognised, but no more 1804 error, and it was as if the card was a ghost.  Thought maybe the card is too old, so bought myself a newer F3507G FRU (I didn't think of writing the particular FRU down) and swapped it in. Upon first boot, and then green hardware switch turned, Win7 recognised it and started looking for drivers. YAY I thought, and then shutdown PC and put all the screws back in properly. Next power on, infamous 1804 error, but this time no matter how many times I powered off then on again, it stayed. I didn't have time to go unscrewing the X201, so ingeniously (or so I thought), I managed to F1 my way into BIOS and set the "Wireless and WiMax" to disable, allowing me to boot. Having now had time to try it again, re-enabling it in BIOS and toggling the hardware switch, the only thing which is recognised again is the built in Wi-FI.  Any ideas on what's going on here? Thanks in advance, Marcus













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Answer:X201 mini PCI-E WWAN card seen, then not seen

Replace your Ericsson card with whitelisted or "work" with BIOS and whitelist.If you don't want to do that tape the pin #20 on wwan card. May be it'll help in your laptop.

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Hello,So, there is my trouble:I can't access 3G modem at ALL !Green led of cell tower is always on even if I'd turn switch of Network on/off, but I can't find it in Device Manager/ThinkVantage Connecion Manager !There is no device called Qualcomm or WWAN modem.  I've tryed reinstall OS, repatch BIOS or reinstall drivers of all devices or espacially of WWAN modem.I've tryed to turn on/off it at BIOS, but no result ! Please, guy, I need your HELP ! My machine type is CTO-3249, so it includes this Modem and it was working, but I don't remember when it started to be a problem. I've tryed use it in Win7 or Ubuntu 15.04 - nothing helps ...  Could I have some attention, please : ) ?

Answer:WWAN Qualcomm 3G/GPS module x201 issue

So ? Nobody had this problem ? PLEASE !!!

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Hello there, as you might know, the X201 Tablet with WWAN-Module refuses to switch to "secondary landscape" display orientation while the 3G is active. The display returns to default orientation with an corresponding error message. As this is my favourite working orientation, I would very much like to ignore this limitation. I know that disabling the 3G-Module allows the tablet to go into secondary landscape, but doing this every time - especially when coming out of hibernate (laptop mode w/ wwan on -> tablet mode) is very annoying.I've read somewhere on the forums that the 3G module's signal strength is affected when using it in 2ndary landscape and also that safety regulations apply with a minimum distance to body parts (whatev?). I don't mind weak signal or burning my belly with evil GSM radiation (wink) as long as I don't have to keep switching the WWAN on and off or rotating my screen a hundred times. TL;DR - Is there a workaround/tool/registry tweak to disable this limitation? I'm thankful for any replies Chris

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I recently ordered an X201 Tablet with the following components: SBB INTEL CALPELLA I7-640LMVBB GENUWIN7PROFES.64SBB GWIN7PROF64US ENGLISHSBB 12.1ENMLTCHWXGLDPNWDVWANTPVBB 2GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ1DIMMSBB KEYBOARD US ENGLISHSBB FINGERPRINT READERSBB CAMERA, 2.0 MPSBB 250GB HRDDSK DRIVE,5400RPMSBB 5 IN 1 MD CRD READER+MODEMSBB BLUETOOTH W/ANTENNASBB SBB IN.CENT.ADVANCED-N 620SBB INT WRLSSWDAREANTWRK UPGRSBB TPADX200TAB4CELL LI-LONBATSBB CPK NORTH AMERICASBB LANGUAGE PACK US ENGLISH I want to set it up to work with the Clear's WiMax. But the WiMax card is not listed anywhere in the device manager or the Lenovo Wireless Manager. Do I need to purchase the card, or is it there and not enabled, or can I just plain not get it? EDIT: I just did some research and discovered that I must install my own WiMax card. What card, if any, would be compatible with Clear's WiMax service?

Answer:X201 Tablet Setting up WWAN to work on Clear Wireless Broadband

Hi Allan, did you get a reply regarding WIMAX? I am thinking of getting the x201 tablet but if it needs a separate wimax card, that is a deal breaker. Did you ever get the x201 to work with the built - in wimax?

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I am wondering if the ThinkPad GOBI 2000 Broadband Option (78Y1399) contains GPS, and if not, what is the module for the W510 that contains GPS hardware. Thanks !













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Answer:GOBI 2000 (78Y1399) and GPS

Hello mate, The Gobi 2000 have a GPS. You just need to have a sim card inserted to use it.





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So I got a SSD for my T410 and thought what the hell lets go for Windows 8. All is sweet apart from my Gobi 2000 mobile broadband. I found some beta Windows 8 drivers and after learning Access Connections is not supported on Windows 8, I downloaded and installed the Dependency Package. Now when I launch Lenovo Mobile Broadband Connect I get the message "Mobile Broadband device not found". In Windows 8 under Networks side bar, it just says "Mobile Broadband (Off)". Any ideas?













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Answer:Windows 8 Gobi 2000

The "Mobile Broadband (Off)" was probably the give away... I downloaded Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 8 and hit Fn F5 and it's all looking good!

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Question: T510: Gobi 2000

I am an insurance salesman, not an IT guy, so it was a painful experience, but I got it done. When delivered, I had chosen configured for WWAN.  I discovered that I had to now order a Wireless card.  That done, I followed the picture for installation that one needs a magnifying glass to read.  There is no instructions on how to hook up the wires to the card, and I had to struggle to get the wires to lay in a manner that would allow me to close everything up.  The first couple of tries resulted in the wires popping off as soon as I tried to secure the card in its slot. Next was getting a mobile broadband data plan.  I chose Verizon and wanted a minimum monthly plan.  To choose the Lenovo option would mean a 2 year committment at the highest price per month.  The only problem is that few people at Verizon know how to set this up.  I was transferred to a tech I think may be in Atlanta, but he was the only Verizon tech that understood what I wanted.  You have to insist to Verizon that you have an embedded chip wireless card.  They will try their best to get you to install a USB dongle.  With the Gobi chip, your equipment is customer provided (CPE) so Verizon will allow you a month to month contract and no cancellation charges.  I found out that I could make a small software change and get the Gobi to work with Sprint, so I am waiting to see how Verizon works out.  If I don't like them, I can switch without... Read more

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I just placed an order a T410 with Mobile Broadband Gobi 2000 GPS 3G.I selected Open SIM card for Verizon May I ask if this card support GSM (e.g. able to use GPRS, EDGE and 3G)? Is it unlock and could be use with any GSM carriers around the globe? (I am frequent traveller and have to switch the mobile number quite often) Thanks for the information, I appreciated!James [Update]: I just called the Technical support to ask about this and the technician told me that, I cannot use other SIM card than Verizon one. This means I have to stick with Verizon Open SIM forever???? Is it true???

Answer:Gobi 2000 GPS 3G is unlocked and is GSM?

well...the answer to both of your questions is YES.Verizon tech support (and it's NOT the first time i encounter it...) knows nothing regarding the Gobi.

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For some reason I cannot get my Gobi 2000 to turn on. GPS works fine with it and Windows has no problem detecting the device, it is also enabled in BIOS.

Answer:Gobi 2000 Will Not Turn On

I think you forgot something, stating your system and Windows OS will help members help you.

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For the past week my Verizon connection won't disconnect.  If you click disconnect in the Windows control panel and in VZ access manager it does not complete the process and stays connected.  No error, just doesn't disconnect. I have uninstalled and reinstalled both the driver and VZ Access Manager.  No change. Interesting, I uninstalled the Lenovo driver and VZ Access Manager.  Then I installed the Lenovo driver.  As soon as the Lenovo driver was installed Verizon was connected and I cannot disconnect. In Windows, under properties, I have selected "Do not automatically connect" and in VZ Access Manager I have selected "NDIS - Manually connect".  Does not have an impact.   It's like the connect switch is forced on and I don't know why.  I am out of ideas and need some of yours.  This is an X201 with Windows 7 and the latest drivers and VZAM version.  It's a domain machine too.   Thoughts? Thanks! Peter

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Hi Everyone Question to the forum:I've got X201T with Gobi 2000, and an EVDO subsciption.Currently using the USB modem that comes with the subscription, and trying to use the Gobi.I cannot connect to the provider (SMART TELECOM) using Access Connection software from Lenovo. The error I get is "SIM card found. Unable to retrieve IMSI." What am I missing here? CheersNick

Answer:X201T with Gobi 2000

Take out your battery from your tablet. Check behind your tablet to see if there's a simcard inserted in the simcard slot. That may be what's causing you the problem with SIM card found. If it's there, remove it.

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I am poised to purchase an X201 any minute now...but I need some info before I do...
 
I am currently using a Verizon Wireless USB "air card" (VZAccess) for my mobile/anytime/everywhere internet connection.  I was going to upgrade my device to the new LTE 4G card and extend my plan for another 2 years for wireless through Verizon.  However, I am just now learning about GOBI - I was NOT going to include that option in my new ThinkPad, but now I'm wondering if I should.  I would LOVE not having to mess with that card sticking out of the USB port all the time, so the GOBI option sounds appealing.
 
My question is this:  the only GOBI option is 2000 3G.  So what is actually the better option - and what are the advantages...Verizon 4G USB modem with 4G monthly service plan (now actually cheaper than previous 3G plan), or the integrated GOBI 3G.  If I am completely confused about the whole 3G/4G thing, will some please explain?  I am of the mind that 4G is better, that the plan is better, but the actual card is a nuisance...that GOBI would be more convenient, but then is an older, almost outdated technology... ??
 
Any help would be appreciated!  Thank you.
 
Lisa
 
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Answer:Help, please! Verizon LTE 4G USB vs GOBI 2000 3G

Hello mate, First you have to know what the cariers call 4G is not really 4G. LTE is really a pre 4G.The Gobi 2000 support HSDPA+ who is 3.5G. HSDPA+ is the most commun connection for the moment. LTE is faster but the network just start to be deployed means there is a lot of black spots. In theses blackspots you will connect in HSDPA+.I think you will have at least 2 years before the LTE network will be deployed.Normally the real 4G will be finalized soon. The race is beetween WIMAX 2 and LTE Advanced. Normally LTE Advanced should be compatible with LTE but really nobody knows.For my point of view, for the moment, it's a bit risky to change everything to gain a bit of speed. This thing remembers me the war beetween HDDVD and BluRay. And at the end people who bought HDDVD have now a useless thing you can't use anymore. For my usage the Gobi 2000 is perfect because is just a second connection when i'm away. The speed is far enough to browse the net and check the mail. Even for download is not too bad but anyway in Australia cost so much money for a plan with a couple of Gigs, I try to don't download too much.





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Hi guys,I have a t410s with gobi 2000 and t-mobile sim card with unlimited data plan. Is there any way I can make T-Mobile USA SIM Card to work with ThinkPad Gobi 2000. I followed the topic"Thinkpad + T-Mobile = WORKS!" posted by "LoveIsMe ". I connected with T-MOBILE, but I only can surf t-mobile homepage. Is there any ways I can get rid of this limitation? Thanks.

Answer:Gobi 2000 + T-mobile

You probably need to configure a custom profile in Access Connections to get it working. However, you will not be able to get 3G speeds on T-Mobile with the Gobi 2000 since it does not support T-Mobile's 1700mhz 3G band.

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Hi, Anybody have a chance to activate the Gobi 2000 with Sprint, I read somewhere it is possible but no instruction. I can only see AT&T and Verizon for my options. Thanks

Answer:W510 with Gobi 2000

I'm having the exact same problem activating the GOBI 2000 with Sprint.  I'm running Win 7 x64.  The drivers from Lenovo are installed as well as Sprint Smartview for "embedded devices".  I've given sprint the MEID number from tools -> mobile info within smartview and I'm having no luck.  The accepted the number but still no go.  I found on the sprint site where to user the PRL_Upload utility for GOBI 1000 and 2000 devices but it just immediately fails when trying to connect to the device.  Have you had any luck with this??  Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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2 questions about the Gobi 2000 3G w/GPS module available as an option for X201T:  Is it mounted inside the computer, or is it an extension card occupying an ExpressCard slot? Also, when I select Gobi 2000 in the configurator on the Lenovo UK website, there appears a non-optional element "Open SIM Card: WW". So I wonder, what does "WW" mean?













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Answer:Gobi 2000 3G module questions

Hi Axure!
 
Yes the Gobi 2000 is inside the X201T. You'll find it in the Hardware Maintenance Manual.
 
"Open SIM Card: WW" means that there is no country/carrier-specific SIM card included (WW=WorldWide).
 
Hope this helps!

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Hello. I have w510 with gobi 2000 card. And I have a very poor HSPA signal. Does any way to switch WWAN card to use only GPRS/EDGE network? thanks Stas.

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I was told by a sales rep that the 78Y1399 GOBI 2000 Broadband option would work for a T500.  I purchased the option and installed in into the T500 without a problem.  Fired up the system and was greeted with the unauthorized hardware message.  I ran the latest T500 bios update but that didn't address the problem.  Is there a utility or update that can authorize a Lenovo GOBI 2000 card in a T500?

Answer:T500 and GOBI 2000 Broadband

Hi pawj68, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
Hmmm... the T500 Hardware Maintenance Manual doesn't list the newer GOBI 2000... just the Ericsson F3507g and Qualcomm UNDP1 (GOBI 1000).  Either of those will work.

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There are many issues known with the Gobi 2000, but now I am at a point where the solutions found in the internet do not help me any further:- drivers are installed, device shows in the device manager, firmware is set to vodafon- I just don't know how to turn on the 3G-card, it neither does not show in the connection manager (CTRL-F5) nor can it be turned on with other software Does anyone know how to solve this issue? ThanksS  

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I am having a difficult time getting the Gobi 2000 Broadband device turned ON.  I've installed the unlocked version, Windows sees it and I load the drivers, which install successfully.  Both ThinkPad AccessConnections and ATT Communication Manager see it, but they say it is turned off.  Am I missing something?

Answer:T410 and Gobi 2000 Issue

Have you turned it on in the hotkey driver? Press Fn-F5 and select the Wireless WAN option on.

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Can I install on this laptop this card ?
http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?...
 
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Hi,I just installed a GOBI 2000 78Y1399 broad band card to my IdeaPad S10-3t (0651). Does anybody know how to make it working for the preinstalled Lenovo Quick Start?Thanks in advance, Limes 

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Just installed the Gobi 2000 WWAN (ATT) into a new x100e. It is running Win7 Pro/ 64 Bits.. I installed the latest Access Connections, latest x100e Bios, and Gobi WWAN Driversfrom the Lenovo product support site- but the adapter is failing on startup. Access connections begins to connect but then gives a red x by"Powering on adapter" When I use the FN+F5 hotkey to check it - I am unable to power on the adaptermanually (WLAN powers on/off perfectly) What could be causing this problem? thanks,-bill

Answer:x100e Win7 64 Bit with GOBI 2000

OK -Just installed the latest BIOS, and all the recent power management updates. The WWAN radio finally powers on- and I noticed the presentation of the FN-F5menu has been changed with a "Master Control" switch-which must be enabled before powering on the individual radios. So it must have been some sort of power management/ x100e BIOS/ Gobi WWAN driver issue. So far so good- but I am going to keep testing some more... -bill  

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Hey guys, I'm planning on buying an X120e when I visit the US next month (for some strange reason they're not selling it in Europe at all). I'm interested in the mobile broadband modem option, but $125 is too much for me to pay at this moment, and I'm not sure whether it'll be locked to US networks. I would therefore like to buy the Gobi 2000 or 3000 later on from eBay and use it in the laptop. Would this work fine on O2 or Three UK, or would I run into some odd issues?

Answer:Gobi 2000 modem with X120e

Helo,
 
I do not know if it will work, but when you look for a replacement 3G modem, make sure it has the Lenovo/IBM part number on that is listed in your X120e's Hardware Maintenance Manual as a generic OEM one might not work with the X120e.
 
Regards,
 
Aryeh Goretsky
 

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I'm looking for a driver for WWAN card gobi 2000 to netbook lenovo s12!Got some as a possibility either to install the module in a notebook?

Answer:Driver gobi 2000 + lenovo s12 + win 7 (32)

Hello mate, There is the driver : http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/au/en/DriversDownLoads/Drivers_Show_2364.html





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Does anybody know how to activate this feature? I know it is supported because it is mentioned in the product specification. This is a feature that I really want to use since it will make recovery of my laptop in the event of theft much easier.

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Gobi 2000 P/N: 60y3263 Does this model cards will work with X120e?

Answer:x120e and GOBI 2000 P/N: 60y3263

hey DanielK,for this we recommend calling our support team to check if it is compatible.http://www.lenovo.com/contact/pl/pl/





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Ok I have a Lenovo X220, upgaded over time with bigger hard disk before I installed SSD Fixed the BIOS as I detest whitelists to the point of astro blue bonnet rage Ordered up a new bluetooth 4.0 daughter board to modernize, too many devices want BT 4.0 now and now i see BT 5 is upcoming with more hardware woes I have a Gobi 2000 card, Intel AC-7260 card, so when i get all the parts, I will be doing some surgery. I have also discovered that 60Y3183 is the lenovo version of the Gobi 2000 but mine is a generic one for any machine what wants the action the Gobi 2000 has GPS caability so I was wondering if there is any software for the X220 I can use to leverage it over what Windows 10 has? Wiring up the WAN card with a SIM card, where can I place the SIM card? 

Answer:X220 and the Qualcomm Gobi 2000

> the Gobi 2000 has GPS caability so I was wondering if there is any software for the X220 I can use to leverage it over what Windows 10 has?not a location application is a problem. Gobi 2000 GPS receiver should be turned on in order to use it. Under win7 this action performs Lenovo application "GPS Enabler". But it's missing for win8/10. I didn't test it under win10 in the compatibility mode either.Another way to control the GPS receiver is to use AT commands.> where can I place the SIM card?in the battery compartment.

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Greetings: I own an  X200T (7848-CTO), Win7, 64bit and was wondering ifthe Gobi 2000 would work in my system. I've already installeda modified Bios.Any help is much appreciated.

Answer:Gobi 2000 BroadBand Option

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-Tablet-ThinkPad-Laptops/X200t-Qualcomm-Gobi-for-Windows-7-Veriz... here's an old thread about that.

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Hi I have just got a T420 (Win 7 64bit) which did not have a 3g module. I took the gobi 2000 out of my t410i and put it in this machine. I have installed the driver for the t410 and it installs perfectly, although it does not list the T420 as a compatible machine.  I can create the dialup with the gobi modem but I keep getting an error 619 and it will not connect. I have tried installing access connections and connecting via mobile broadband but still no luck. If I go to in access connection to advanced, tools, mobile broadband (which is now no longer greyed out) I can see existing SMSs on the sim card but send or receive new SMS so it seems the card is not registered on the mobile network. If I press FN+F5, WWAN  is not listed so I can?t turn it on. Any ideas?

Answer:T420 and Qualcomm Gobi 2000

Make sure you enabled the card in BIOS.

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My new Gobi 2000 WWAN PCI-Card arrived today (this one). However, I am having trouble installing it. I tried both HP and Lenovo drivers for GOBI 2000. Under "Device Manager" I see "WAN Miniport (Network Monitor) #2" and "HP un2420 Mobile Broadband Module". Both of them dont have correct drivers.  I read in some forum post that sometimes the BIOS whitelist has to be modified in order to get the card to work.. how would I do that? Is there any other way of getting it to work? I care about the GPS more than about the 3G. Cant use Access Connections because of Win8.  Thanks in advance.





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Answer:GOBI 2000 UN2420 Installation

Anyone?





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I'm ready to throw this thing back to Lenovo.  I have the GOBI broadband card installed, installed the latest drivers, installed the bootup upgrade, have the latest BIOS, replaced the GOBI with a new one and the same thing keeps happening.  My GOBI keeps cycling offline every couple of seconds.  I can watch the device manager and it keeps refreshing first showing the GOBI and then it's gone.  The radio button recycles also.  It first shows it as off, then disabled, then it diappears then comes back as off then disabled so on and so forth.  Nothing seems to help and I'm fed up with this thing.  I have to have the broadband option however, I now have to go back to my old Dell to work with as I cannot figure this one out. Windows 7 64 bit, 8gig of RAM, I7 core processor, 300gig SATA HD

Answer:W510 GOBI 2000 issues

This thing is getting worse.  I can't even work with the device manager as it keeps refreshing every time that the GOBI goes online and offline.  What a piece of junk.  This thing is going back as soon as I get back from travel!!!!

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Hi, I have a T410 which is a solid PC.  0 issues.... Until I switch on the Gobi 2000 card and connect.  A which point, after a random duration ( 3 mins - 30 mins ), will cause the PC to lockup. By lockup I mean the mouse freezes, everythin stops responding.  Display remains continuous, no BSOD etc. Only a hard power button reset will turn the PC off and then on again. The latest drivers posted are installed. Does anyone else have this, or have a suggestion?  Thanks

Answer:T410 Gobi 2000 PC lockup

A couple things to try.
 
1) re-seat the Gobi card
2) uninstall and reinstall the drivers
3) What connection manager are you using? Access Connections, or a carrier connection manager or Win7 CM? Does the hang only happen with a specific connection manager?

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I was just wondering if this is normal. Even when I have Gobi 2000 turned off in Windows, if I turn off my comp and then turn it back on, the led light indicator for the gobi card broadband lights on until I log into Windows.Where the bluetooth light and WLAN turns on for a brief moment during the BIOS screen, but then turns off the moment after (while the WWAN light stays on still). Is this normal? Or is there a setting I can tweak, since I added the gobi card after I bought my x201T. It wasn't factory preinstalled.

Answer:Gobi 2000 powers on during boot?

Can anyone confirm.

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Hi Alli am facing problem, i installed wwan card gobi 2000 on my w510 and installed the driver and everything is fine but there is an issue happen when i go to access connection and i choose mobile broadband i find that the card switch on and off from its own (flabing) and when i use third party program provided by my carrier (vodafone) the program indetify the card and it can find a network but suddenly the card turn off and the computer cant find it and turn on again from its own. i dont know how to solvethis problem, is it a bad installation?, is it a software problem?, is it a driver problem?, or the card itself has problem? please help me with this problem i cant figure out what is going on  waiting  your repplythanks 

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Hi, my work purchased me a t410 in the US. I live and work in Canada.I have the Qualcomm Gobi 2000 broadband modem installed in the laptop. Can I use this with Rogers in Canada ? How do I do this ? What do I need to do 

Answer:T410 in Canada with Rogers - Gobi 2000

If the Gobi is not locked to ATT, then a SIM card from Rogers. SIM is under battery.

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Never had any issues before; I'd always see the AT&T connection available from the Network Connections area.  This is Windows 7 64-bit.  I put the SIM into an AT&T authorized USB data card to test being able to use my account on other devices.  As soon as I returned the SIM to my battery compartment, I could no longer connect.  I've tried replacing the SIM several times as well as uninstalling/reinstalling the Gobi driver.  What else might I be able to try - this is so frustrating! ThinkPad T510 with Win7 64-bit

Answer:No longer able to connect to AT&T 3G with Gobi 2000 Modem

To be clear, the Gobi 2000 does show up in Device Manager (and ipconfig /all with MAC address).  And Fn+5 has it listed as on.  I just see nothing in my Windows 7 Active Connections taskbar pop-up.

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Gobi 2000 / WAN driver install fails on new Thinkpad Edge 15 with Windows 7 64 bit. The automatic update function suggested I should download new drivers.However after downloading the install always aborts (apparently without any reason).As a result the WAN / 3G functionality is not available anymore. (1) Any suggestions on how to resolve this issue would be great. (Yes I tried reinstalling)(2) Are there alternative drivers? Beta drivers?(3) Other ways to fix this? Any help appreciated. PS: From google I gather that I am not the only one who faces issues with Gobi 2000 and Windows 7 64bit... 

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Hey Guys,is there any driver for a T410 with a Gobi 2000 W-Wan Card what is actually working? Already tried the Windows 7 driver, the beta win 8.1 driver, installed several programs but there is always the error massage "No supported System". Any advice? Thanks so far

Answer:T410 Gobi 2000 Driver for Windows 8.1

just a little addition: i know that the T410,T420 are not supported officially i already fount the list (http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht079684) but i wonder if someone has a little trick to get it working. Since i really need that WWAN Card working

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Hello, we have a problem with Gobi2000 miniPCI card on Thinkpad T510i, Windows 7 64 bit. It worked couple of years ok, then it just disappeared from Devices list and was not able to use any more. Some efforts for recovery has been done by investigating postings of similar issues and the abstract of the actions so far is described below 1. BIOS was flasheda) 6muj28us.exe (bios update)--> successfully updated2. Checked that wireless radio was enabled in BIOS--> settings ok 3. Uninstalled/reinstalled a) PowerManager- g1ku10ww.exe (Powermanager update)--> successfully installed b) Gobi2000 Driver + BootCode- 7xwc48ww.exe (Gobi driver)--> Gobi2000 driver not successfully installed--> Device Manager -> Other devices -> Qualcomm Gobi has yellow exclamation mark -> "No driver for device"- 7xwd11ww.exe (Gobi bootcode)--> bootcode installation not successfully installed--> Error message "System configured for Lenovo. Unable to locate device. Download failed. Press any key to continue..."c) Integrated Hotkey Feature- 8jvu12ww.exe (Hotkey update)--> successfully installedd) AccessConnection - g1c742ww.exe (Access Connections update)--> successfully installed  Does anyone has any more suggestions still to try to get Gobi2000 working again?  Thanksliam3w    

Answer:T510i - Gobi 2000 driver not installed

Hi liam3w,Please try to reset BIOS, if problem remains, please kindly contact local lenovo for hardware inspection.
 
Please enter BIOS be pressing F1 in "ThinkPad Screen", F9, then F10.Fred





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Hello everybody, I have 2 T510i 4314-7uG laying here, witch are not UMTS Ready! I bought the Gobi 2000 Option Card for these Notebooks. But when I stalled the Cards there was the big "oh **bleep** Moment"There are no Antennas for the Card installed. On the Lenovo Site I found out 3 Part Numbers for Antennas. 45M2897 Antenna E 45M2898 Antenna W 45M2899 Antenna A But witch Antenna do I need? The Notebook has Bluetooth & Wlan.And the most irritating thing is, that there are Cables that goes from the SIM Card Slot up into des Display frame... very strange!

Answer:Which Antenna do I need for T510i with Gobi 2000 option

>And the most irritating thing is, that there are Cables that goes from the SIM Card Slot up into des Display frame... very strange! <Do those cables go to the antenna that is integrated into the top of the display?





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windows 7
hp pavillion dv5

what does it do?

Answer:Do i need the Qualcomm gobi package for hp 2000 or can i uninstall it?

This package is part of your computer's networking facilities. This short clip from Qualcomm explains its basics.

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Hello community. My T410 was upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, Windows 10 meanwhile with Anniversary Update.A Qualcomm Gobi 2000 WAN card in the device manager is correctly depicted as "Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB Modem 9205", driver version 2.0.7.4 (amongst others). I can turn on and off Cellular Network in the action center.But with Settings -> Cellular Network I get a status text saying the account is not activated.When I try Cellular Network -> Advanced Options -> Add an Internet APN, on "save" I get the error message "The mobile device is missing or not operating properly". The SIM card is active, I tested another one in exchange, same result.I also uninstalled and reinstalled the device driver according to https://support.lenovo.com/de/en/documents/migr-75433 with the option DEFAULTIMAGE=6. Any help appreciated!T.

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I got a T410 with a Qualcomm Gobi 2000 adapter and wonder if there is any other software that can be used instead of Access Connections? The software have to support Windows 7 x64/x86 as well since that is the OS i will be using.On other Thinkpads with the Ericsson F3507g i been using Ericsson Wireless Manager instead of AC that i found to work better. Hopefully there are some other options for the Qualcomm Gobi 2000 as well. Any advice for other software than AC would be appreciated.

Answer:Software for the Qualcomm Gobi 2000 adapter

Hi gan,
 
You should be able to make WWAN connections just using Windows, no other software required. I don't know who your provider is, but here's and example of the setup for AT&T in the US.

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Hi all, I have a W510 with a Qualcomm Gobi 2000 card.  It seems to work ok with the software that comes with it. But I want to increase the GPS position update rate from each 3 seconds to maybe twice each second.  Is there a NMEA configuration statement to do this? I also want to programatically with an API turn the GPS on/off.  Currently this must be done with a button press in the ThinkAdvantage GPS Enabler tool. Third, I am looking for documentation of the particular dialect of NMEA sentences used.  There is a proprietory sentence $PQXFI that may contain interesting accuracy information.  Example: $PQXFI,192908.9,5955.424660,N,01055.895431,E,224.5,45.93,21.33,3.84*66 Finally some NMEA sentences appears to have ilegal information in them.  Is really nan allowed in the NMEA standard?  Example: $GPVTG,nan,T,nan,M,0.0,N,0.0,K,A*23 Thanks

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Hello guys!I have problem with my laptop t410 (model 2537) and qualcomm gobi 2000 wwan card connection. after I had mounted wwan modem into my loptop  qualcomm gobbi 2000!  device appeared  in device manager menu between other devices. Later after driver 7xwc48ww.exe installation from lenovo support page COM port Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB QDLoader 9204 appeared no more devices appeared. any connection manager see wwan card. where is problem? 

Answer:Thinkpad T410 and qualcomm gobi 2000 problem

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Hello,I have a Thinkpad W510, and I wanted to go on the internet from everywere so I bought a Qualcomm GoBi 2000 card and I connected it. I already have intsaled the drivers wich I have dowload on the Lenovo Website.The sim code is OK, and in the connection menu, I can see my network (Bouygues telecom) and there is three lines of network.When I push Connect, the window tell me that the connection is impossible, but the window's diagnostic utility tell me that it can't find any problem.Can you help me please ?? Thank's a lot !!!! J.

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Hi, I have installed new win 8 on my T410s and I cant find the driver for the gobi 2000. can you direct me? thanks Doron

Answer:gobi 2000 driver for windows 8 - thinkpad t410s

Hi, doronei
 
I cannot find any Windows 8 drivers for your system on Lenovo's website. Drivers are sometimes compatible with different versions of operating systems than those listed, so I would try the drivers here and see if it helps. You will likely need the driver for activation of the card and the driver itself, so make sure you get both of them. If it does not help, then you will be able to uninstall it from Device Manager.
 
Hope it helps,
Adam





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Hi, this is my first post to the Lenovo forums. I have a ThinkPad T510 that has a Qualcomm Gobi 2000 WWAN card installed. I'm wondering how I would go about obtaining a SIM card for my laptop. Can it be used with any service? (E.G. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon) Would the laptop be capable of running GPS Navigation? Would/could the laptop be assigned a phone number? I'm very new to the idea of WWAN on a laptop, so bear with me! I may ask some silly questions...

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Hi all, I've just bought a new ThinkPad W510 equipped with the Mobile BroadBand Option: Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB Mobile Broadband Device 9205. I've installed from scratch Windows 7 Ultimate - 64bit as the Operating System and then I've updated every specific driver using the Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update v.4.0 utility. So, in Network and Sharing Center, I've a new running Mobile BroadBand Connection labeled as Verizon Wireless and then it comes my problem. I'm writing from ITALY and in my country there is NO Verizon Roaming Connection available. I'm also using a pre-paid contract SIM card with Vodafone IT provider, inserted in the correct back-battery SIM-slot. Is there a way to configure the Gobi 9205 device to work correctly with Vodafone provider? I've just searched a lot on google without results. The only suggestions derive from this web page: CLICK HERE But it seems to be a specific GobiLoader for Gobi 9201/9202 device and not for mine 9205. I've tried to launch the loader.exe but it seems that the file and some specific informations about the firmware/driver mismatch from the two versions. So, is there any official Lenovo way to use Mobile Connection with Vodafone provider? Thank you all in advance!

Answer:ThinkPad W510 and Qualcomm Gobi 2000 9205

Hi guys, after a research inside the driver unpackaged folder I've found a Readme doc file. I've found the way to install another firmware for Gobi 2000 9205 with specific provider informations. After a complete uninstall of Qualcomm Gobi 2000 drivers, at the command prompt, in the folder with the unpackaged driver, I need to enter this string: Setup.exe /i /l DEFAULTIMAGE=0 GPS=1 WIN7DRIVER=1 LOCATIONDRIVER=1 where the "DEFAULTIMAGE=0" substring indicates the provider to use.It seems that installation process completes fine, I can find inside the "C:/Program Data/QUALCOMM/" folder, a log file which indicates that the firmware loaded is the one from the "0" folder, where "0" means Vodafone.These are the informations about the folder with the corresponding firmware I've found on google: Vodafone 0Verizon 1AT&T 2Sprint 3T-Mobile 4Generic UMTS (North America) 5Generic UMTS (Europe) 6Telefonica 7TIM 8Orange 9Telstra 10 But the problem is not solved. Despite the Vodafone information has been clearly written inside the log file, in my Network and Sharing Center there is always "Verizon Wireless" as WWAN network connection :-( How can I solve this problem? Why is the Verizon provider persistent even if I've installed the driver with the "0" (Vodafone) default image? Where am I wrong?I'm an IBM of Italy employee and I need a working WWAN connection with Vodafone provider ASAP. Thank you in advance!

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I'm getting such mixed information from retailers, and no answer at all from Lenovo after hanging on the phone for an hour. Some retailers say this machine does NOT have WWAN, some say it can be upgraded, and some say it is enabled (ready to go?). I appreciate that there is the NVY4LUK (glossy screen, WWAN upgradable), and NVY5FUK (anti-glare screen, not WWAN upgradable, but I am specifically looking at the top model NVY5EUK.Can anyone state the true position? I don't want to assume it's included if it's not, because the retailer will just claim that they never said it had 3G Broadband in the first place!

Answer:Edge 11 - NVY5EUK: does it have the Gobi 2000 card installed?

An update ... I placed an order today with a UK supplier for an NVY5EUK on the condition that he first find out whether the machine was fully equipped for 3G Broadband - their web site stated 'no', their techie stated 'no', I quoted the 'onebookcatalogue.pdf' from the Lenovo web site, he managed to speak to someone at Lenovo and came back with the answer that it does have full 3G Broadband.As the majority of Lenovo sellers don't seem to know what they are selling (similar problems with the AMD specs too), I wonder how many potential sales are lost because customers think they are getting less than they really are with Lenovo, and go elsewhere for the features they are looking for. Or they get a machine that does not live up to the retailer's spec, and blame Lenovo.It is surely not beyond the wit of Lenovo to publish on their web site a definitive and accurate specifications of all the machines they are currently selling - after all, they are the only ones who can really know. Most retailers seem to rely on www.icecat.biz, which is at best incomplete, and at worst misleading.When my Edge 11 arrives in a couple of days I will know for sure. I trust it will also have the anti-glare screen I am hoping for!

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Hi,I am a newbie to this stuff. I cannot get my mobile broadband card to work.I have an X121e which has upgradeable mobile broadband. Foolishly I did not buy this card at time of purchase. I have bought an unlocked Gobi 2000 and installed this and the sim card. I have installed the drivers and the broadband package from lenovo. The Gobi 2000 is shown under ports in device manager (windows 7 64bit) with a com3 allocation.However...in 'access connections' there is no adapter so I cannot set up a mobile broadband profile. Only the lan and wireless card are options. Windows 7 internet connections only gives me wired, wireless and modem options. Searching the internet I think this card needs to be shown as a network adapter.Ideas anyone please?

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Hi
 
recently I received T410S which has Gobi 2000 WWAN hardware, however I pull it up and inserted in X220 Tablet.
 
the device is working fine when it was in T410S but using X220 T I cannot activate the cards as following
 
 
 

 
 
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Hi, Recently I have installed SecuRemote SecureClient on windows 7 and I am having issues with connecting it via Gobi 2000 3G, I have no problem connecting it via WIFI and LAN Port.Does anyone have a similar issues or are there any solutions for this ? Thanks. Rgds,Lesltan

Answer:Gobi 2000 3G and SecuRemote SecureClient NGX R60 HFA03 issues

Hi,Can someone share some ideas of these issues ?Thanks.

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Today I opened my E420s for put in my new GOBI 2000 Broadband, I can see inside the empty slot, but the 2 little cables  (and the 2 screws) are missing! I can see other 2 little cables fixed on Intel wireless card, but they are the only 2 in there! Is it possibile to put this card inside here?





AleXskY

Answer:GOBI 2000 Broadband in EDGE E420s with ATI Graphics?

hey AleXskY,as I do not have that particular you, i cannot say for certain. however I would like you to use this manual >> http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/0a60439.pdfi do believe that it can assist 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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Hi, Recently upgrade to windows 7 from the old vista that was supply with the laptopthe gobi 1000 wwan doesn't list in the device managertry to replace another card but the same phenomena. Any thing to check? Isic

Answer:can't see my gobi 1000 in device manager

@Isic? Please try Qualcomm Mobile Broadband Drivers - Gobi1000 for Windows 7:    http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp44501-45000/sp44916.exe Regards.

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Hello, I've just bought a Gobi 2000 WWAN Card for my Thinkpad Edge 13 in order to use WLAN and WWAN. I assumed that, because I can use this both functions on demand with my T400 (with integrated WWAN option). Now as I got the card I was shocked, that there are not enough screws to hold the WLAN and the WWAN card and that there seems no way in sharing the antenna cables. Do you know a way run the WWAN card together with the former installed WLAN card, cause I would like to use the WWAN option as well as the WLAN option without changing the cards and antenna connectors. Do you know a way to use both cards and share the antenna cables or it is only possible to run one of this both pcie cards ? Regards Jens

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