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X120e Gobi 2000 v Gobi 3000

Question: X120e Gobi 2000 v Gobi 3000

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,

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 Hi everyone, I just bought a X120e (0596CTO). It is mobile broadband upgradable, and so I searched the wireless accessories to find a suitable card. Both the GOBI 2000 and 3000 were listed as compatible. So naturally I bought the 3000 since its the newer version. When I received the machine I did all of the Windows and Lenovo updates. Then I popped the back off and put the GOBI 3000 in there but when I booted up I got an unauthorized part error and that the startup was halted. So I went to the Lenovo driver website and manually downloaded the BIOS update utility and the GOBI 2000/3000 driver utility. The BIOS update said I had the latest BIOS and the GOBI utility didn't install because no wireless card was detected. So I called tech support and they told me first off that the GOBI 3000 is not even listed only the 2000 (wrong!) and then he asks me "Are you sure this machine is broadband upgradable". Yes! It's listed as a perk right on the sales page. Plus where did he think I was shoving the card into (the RAM slot?) :-)  I'm usually nice, but this guy was irritating since he was incredibly slow and essentially accusing me of having mindlessly buying incompatible devices. When he says that there is nothing he can do for me, I tell him that I guess I'll exchange it, but that they should fix the sales webpage. He doesn't believe me! (because the PSREF website has it all listed differently). So I walk him through how it was that I came upon the GOBI... Read more

Answer:X120e with GOBI 3000

So I'm trying again and the error that's coming up says:1802: Unauthorized network card is plugged in - Power off and remove the miniPCI network card (1199/9013) .System is halted

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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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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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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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I have several questions about using the Gobi 2000/3000 modems on the X120e: 1) Must I buy the Gobi 3000 from the Lenovo website, or will the Gobi 2000 work on the X120e? Also if I get it from another vendor will it be the same (have the same form factor to fit)? 2) Others have posted that the Gobi 2000 is unlocked (works with carriers around the world), is that the case for the 3000? 3) For installation on the X120e, how accessible is the SIM on the 2000/3000? I may have to switch out the SIM frequently and having to open up the computer to get to it would not be feasible.

Answer:X120e and Gobi 3G modems

http://support.lenovo.com/en_TH/downloads/detail.page?DocID=PD008395
 
Hi baldursgate and welcome to the community,
 
As far as accessibility goes, here's how to get to the slot.
 
I'm not sure about your other questions, except to say that whatever card you put in there should be a Lenovo branded card or you may get an unauthorized card error at bootup.
 
Dave 

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Hello @ all. I bought a new Gobi 3000 from China with FRU 60Y3257 for my W520. But i canīt turn on the Gobi with Fn+F5 Menu, WWAN Button is there - onclick nothing happens.WLAN Button works normal.WWAN driver-installation was without any troubles.  Device-Manager shows all ok - no unknown Devices. Before Gobi i had an Ericsson F5521gw inside, it worked.  Also strange thing is, the Wireless-LED is always on, also when the Hardware-Switch is off. That wasnīt so with Ericsson.Thinkpad is a W520 with Win7 Pro x64 Clean Install.Gobi Driver is 8awt11ww.Hotkey Driver is 8jvu10ww.BIOS is 1.33. No ThinkVantage Software installed.  Same mistake is on T520 - also not only a Problem with my W520... Any ideas? thx 

Answer:Can not turn on Gobi 3000

Is this Gobi thing something that Lenovo offers as a pre-installed device on the W520?  I don't think so, because I can't find any reference to it in the W520 Device Driver File Matrix. It could be that the W520 is not designed to support this device, even though it physically fits into the computer. Michael





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I have a question. Does anyone know if a GOBI 3000 works in a T410?  I am aware that the 1802 error may be an issue but I was wondering none the less. Thanks. 

Answer:T410 able to use GOBI 3000?

Welcome to the community. Looking at this driver page: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS001273I'd presume that you could. hth. Eta: hmmm... Not sure now. The item at the link above is the activation program. The readme talks about a driver, but I don't see it on the matrix at: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&LegacyDocID=MIGR-74582Odd... Last edit: found the referenced Gobi 3000 driver here: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?&LegacyDocID=MIGR-77035No mention of the T410 in the readme. Sorry if I caused confusion.

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Question: Gobi 3000 problems

Hello,   I have a new W520 and my Gobi 3000 broadband modem keeps dissapearing. I get an errors about a USB device problem and in Hardware Devices it is listed with a USB error code 43. I have to power down the computer and reboot to get it to show back up. Sometimes it takes 30 minutes after booting to dissapear and other times a few hours. Very sporadic. Interestingly, it never dissapears when I am using the modem and have an active connection to AT&T. It only dissapears while I am connected via wifi. This is most confusing to see a device malfunction only when it is not in use. It is annoying that I have to shutdown and reboot to switch over to it when I lose my wifi signal. I am using an exisiting AT&T sim with a laptop connect account I have had for years. When the Gobi 3000 is connected it works very well. Any suggestions before I call Lenovo technical support? My guess is that either the drivers are immature, or I have a defective Gobi 3000.





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Answer:Gobi 3000 problems

please try these 2 things
1.  in device manager, double click on the device, go to the power management tab, and UNCHECk the option for "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power"
2.  in power manager, DISABLE the option for USB selective suspend.  this option is in the advanced settings of your power profile.
 
try 1 first, if that doesn't work then try 2.  I'm not suggesting this is a long-term solution, i'm just trying to collect information about what the problem could be.

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Ok so to start off my Model is T420 ok so this is my second gobi i've Might've ruined due to how sensitive the hardware is - ok so the history goes that i've instsalled windows 8 (iso provided from MS's secretive (idk if it is a secretive onedrive or not)one drive) and upgraded to 8.1 and it instaslled perfect with all drivers onboard from Lenovo System Updater Uitlity and after a fight with bluetooth not shutting down i've decied to go back to OEM system and the first thing i noticed when going to check in device manager(habbit) is Gobi 3000 not installing drivers with a code 10 so the question i ask... Is it possible that the transition from win 8 - 8.1 - back to OEM win 7 did something hardware wise to the gobi? also sorry if i spelled something wrong - that's what happens when you take 5MGx2 melatonin

Answer:Sensitive Gobi 3000? or ???

Ok so I found out that my gobi /3g module might be a windows 8/8.1 onesince the windows 7 version of the driver doesn't install the driver on windows 7 but the windows 8/8.1 version of the driver installs just fine on both windows 7 pro x64 and windows 8/8.1 pro x64and yes I've run the recovery dvd's a few times which is windows 7 pro and the gobi doesn't look to be installed when checking device manager Each of those times -I think someone might be handing out modified gobi 3000's or in short 3g module's to fit in on a certain driver made for another system instead of it's original system (it's what I think am not sure)so in short case closed.

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Question: Gobi 3000 in W510

Will a Gobi 3000 work in a W510 inplace of the existing Gobi 2000?

Answer:Gobi 3000 in W510

From my experience with older machines, it will, provided only that the BIOS is white-list patched; otherwise the system will not boot up and would report "unauthorized PCI express card detected" or the like. In short, Gobi 3000 will not work unless your BIOS is patched such that it bypasses the white-list detection.





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Dear All,  I am planning to buy a gobi 3000 card from lenovo. I have a I7 thinkpad T 510 machine. Do you think gobi  3000 will work with my thinkpad T510. I will highly appreciate your help.

Answer:Thinkpad T510 with GOBI 3000

I don't see any difference between 2000 and 3000 so I will highly appreciate your help before ordering it from lenovothank you

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Finally received my Gobi 3000 MC8355. However I can't mack this card do anything. My computer see's it  but can't turn on the radio. Access Connections says to active but then fails because the radio is not on, GPS works fine. Tried multiple versions of drivers. any help appreciated. Windows 7 Ultimate, also tried on 8.1 as well with same results. thanks

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I recently purchased a T520 without the broadband option (it wasn't an option at the time).  I first tried a Gobi 2000 from an older T510 laptop but it was apparently not compatible in the T520.  Lenovo said I need the Lenovo Broadband Option with the Gobi 3000 card and they also said it would work with Verizon service.  I just installed the Gobi 3000 and the new drivers from Lenovo.  Verizon support said that there is currently no version of Verizon VZAccess manager software that will work.  Is anyone using the Gobi 3000 with Verizon service?  I suppose I could just get an external 4G device from Verizon but I really want an interal device.Thanks!

Answer:Gobi 3000 not working with Verizon

Okay, I've been working on this for over an hour.  I have the T420S and was told by Lenovo to use the Mobile Broadband software to find the ESN, except they don't make the Mobile Broadband software for the T420S yet. Originally, I went to "Access Connections" (type that in the Start Menu if you can't find it), chose the radio button "Mobile Broadband", and clicked on "Tools". When I clicked on "Mobile Broadband", and "Account Information", all I got was the IMSI and IMEI and ICCID.  There was no ESN or even MEID. So, I went to the "Setup Mobile Broadband" application (type in the Start Menu).  I changed the provider to Verizon, then hit "Start Activation".  I chose to "Activate a new wirless account" and then "Self activation".  I chose "Sign up" and let it try to initialize.  It won't initialize, but after you let it try a couple times, then go back to "Access Connections". Now when you choose "Tools" and "Mobile Broadband", then "Account information", you'll see an MEID number. That can be converted to ESN using the following converter: http://www.humpa.com/vzw/meid_to_esn.php Apparently that MEID number is also on some documentation that came with the computer, but I'm doing this for someone else, so that didn't help me too much.   Additionally, Lenovo said we could open up the computer and find the card and read the number off the card.  The way I did it is much easier than that!&nbs... Read more

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I have an X220 (Win7-64-bit) through work.  Recently ordered the Gobi 3000 (Sierra Wireless) embedded WWAN device.  I installed it per the instructions that came with it.  Activated using the Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation (on Sprint). I can connect to Sprint just fine using any of the following connection methods:1) create a DIAL modem entry and use the Gobi 3000 modem interface2) native Win7 WWAN NDIS (i.e. using the Gobi 3000 device as an NDIS "Network Adapter")3) Using Lenovo Access Connections 7 Here's the problem..... it's SLOW!  With an external Sierra Wireless AirCard 402 (also on Sprint EV-DO Rev-A), I get screaming 3G speeds (2.2+ MBps down, 1.5 MBps up)....full signal 5 bars. However, with the embedded Gobi 3000 in the same location, I get barely 800kbps down and 450 kbps up.  I made sure that the driver is the latest.  What am I doing wrong?  I can't think of anything as to why this is so slow.  It's as if I'm only getting 1xRTT speeds and not EV-DO Rev-A. Activation isn't the issue..it connect... just SLOW. Stumped!













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Answer:X220 Gobi 3000 ~slow~

Have you attached the antennas connectors clearly and properly?Check out the signal level, broadband interface capabilities and quality of signal (percent of errors):- open the console window (cmd)- type netsh mbn sh int . Copy the value of the 1st string Name- type the following strings:netsh mbn sh cap int="@Name"netsh mbn sh conn int="@Name"netsh mbn sh sig int="@Name" where @Name is the value you've remembered earlier (should be in quotes).

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Hi I am running a W520 with W7 ultimate and have a Gobi 3000 in it.. When I connect to the internet using the Gobi, it connects ok Once connected it will work for a while and then pings to gateway will just stop working and ( obvuously ) cannot access any sites. After a while it will communicate ok for a while and then drop again Access connections shows the session as staying connected I have put in a USB 3G card with the same sim in it to prove that it isnt the 3G network that is the problem and there is no problems at all with network use I have also had the Gobi 3000 changed Anyone any ideas on what would cause the issue?

Answer:Problem with Gobi 3000 and W520

hey dsn,hard to say what could be the issue here. have you updated the drivers for the Gobi3000 ( http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS015016 ) ?If you haven't could you try that? And if you're using Access Connection to connect, try uninstalling that and use W7's built-in connection wizard and see how it goes.





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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 the Sierra Gobi-3000 card in several X220 laptops.  If the computer wakes from sleep mode WWAN card is no longer visible and cannot be connected to until after a reboot.  I found the USB Controller for it and unchecked "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" under Power management to no avail.The error message in Device manager (after sleep mode) is "Windows cannot load teh device driver for this hardware because a previous instance of the device driver is still in memory. (Code 38)". 

Answer:Gobi 3000 disappears after sleep on X220

I also have this problem on my X220 laptops. I found if you disable then re-enable the device in Device Manager, it helps to bring the Gobi card back to life. It's a workaround, but not a root cause fix.Did you find out any other info for fixing this?

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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.





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I have a T520. I decided to post this since I couldn't find anything on it anywhere when i was trying to figure it out.Sierra site has no drivers, and the lenovo driver says its an unsupported platform even though it clearly lists XP.Here's the solution, mind you I haven't tried to connect to anything yet:Go get the regular lenovo driver for sierra wireless off of the support page, run it, let it install. You can watch the sierra installer fail after that if you wish.Go into where ever you installed the driver files to, in my case C:\DRIVERS\WWANSR (Where the lenovo branded installer put the sierra installer files)Now go into the uncompressed_drivers directory (C:\DRIVERS\WWANSR\Uncompressed_Drivers)Don't run DriverInst.exe yet. It installs all the drivers, but they wont work. (Devices do not start.)Run the two .reg files to add them to the registry (LenovoPowerManagement.reg and LenovoSupportedPIDKeys.reg)Now run DriverInst.exe, and you're done!Now if someone could tell me how to increase the maximum integrated graphics from 128 mb on a t520 I'd be in heaven!

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I ordered a Gobi 3000 for my laptop before I went abroad and found that the local carrier here (there's only one) offers EVDO service. I ordered my EVDO service but when it came to connecting using Lenovo Access Connections, the only EVDO options that are available are Sprint or Verizon. Just for the hell of it, I decided to try both and neither worked but the card is able to see the EVDO network.  The issue is that the card will not activate (even though it is activated on the local carrier's network) because it does not see a Sprint or Verizon network. If I pop in a 3G SIM card and switch the Gobi to HSDPA, it works great but 3G is expensive here which is why it isnt a great option.  The activation is purely software/firmware related on the Gobi and it's incredibly annoying to know I spent $125 for something that simply won't work (despite the assurances by the Lenovo sales team that it wasn't software-limited or locked in any way when I asked before I bought it) Anyone have any familiarity with activating the Gobi for EVDO service on providers other than Sprint or Verizon?





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Answer:Activating Sierra Wireless Gobi 3000 internationally

webo wrote:
 
I ordered a Gobi 3000 for my laptop before I went abroad and found that the local carrier here (there's only one) offers EVDO service. I ordered my EVDO service but when it came to connecting using Lenovo Access Connections, the only EVDO options that are available are Sprint or Verizon.
 

EV-DO never achieved enough global market penetration to become a globally standardised technology, in either an engeineering or commercial sense.
 
Every EV-DO  implementation was somewhat different, so its not at all suprising that you are unable to activate a Gobi 3000 card intended primarily for access to specific US providers with an EVDO provider in another market.
 
The Gobi 3000 card is definitely not "locked" in itself to a provider, but many EV-DO vendors would only activate a device that they had sold themselves, for purely commercial reasons.  Also, EV-DO "activation" is quite a different thing to activation in 3G networks, so even when there is a basic technology compatibility in terms of frequency bands, there may not be an ability to activate the device within the  business model of any arbitrary EVDO provider.
 
Cheers,
 
Bill

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I am considering purchasing the GOBI WWAN card.  Lenovo claims the card is compatible with the sprint network.  My carrier is sprint.  I called them up to enquire about how I can get my laptop on my plan, or get it on its own plan.  They said it didn't matter that I had this card.  I will still have to buy a sprint WWAN card.  What's the point in buying it if Sprint won't let me use it?  And why would Lenovo claim I can use it on the sprint network?





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Answer:GOBI 3000 Mobile Broadband (0A36185) for W530 (Sprint)

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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: 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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Hi everyone, does anyone know where I can get the drivers for this card. It is not available yet on the lenovo website. Thanks for everyones help

Answer:Gobi 3000 / Sierra Wireless 8355 Drivers for T420s

Hello mate, The only driver avalaible for wwan modem is for the Ericsson F5521gw.What card have you got in your T420s ?





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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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, 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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hey as the subject say, can i insert sim card from another country and carrier ?do i need  unique sim card for that ? i have 3g unlimited data plan, can i use it ? thanks

Answer:x220 Mobile Broadband (Sierra Wireless MC8355 - Gobi 3000) is sim free ?

largo wrote:
can i insert sim card from another country and carrier ?

As long as your 3G carrier supports BYOM (Bring Your Own Modem) for their service, AND it operates on a 3G band supported by the MC8355..... yes, you can.
 
Cheers,
 
Bill
 
 

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Hello everyone, I'm facing a problem with the Thinkpad E130 and the integrated Sierra Wireless MC8355 Gobi 3000 broadband modem. I can't use them with my SIM cards. No connection is established. I'm sure that a modem is integrated since it was specifcally ordered with it and it shows up in the device manager. What I ruled out:- Hardware defect: There is a second Thinkpad E130 with the same setup, where it doesn't work either.- Service provider problem: Tried two SIM cards from two different service providers.- SIM card problem: SIM cards work in mobile 3G router. What I did:- Shut down the notebook- Put a sim card in the slot in the back of the laptop, behind the battery.- Reboot the notebook and start the Thinkvantage Access Connections software.- The sim card usually does get detected and a suitable profile is shown automatically.- Nonethless I created a profile myself. More exactly two profiles for the two service providers. The data for the APN, etc. is gathered either from the internet or from a second software I use.- I try to connect with the profile which is automatically shown and the self-created profiles.- It tries for several minutes but then quits with an error message: 'Unable to connect to network at this time due to out of coverage or Your SIM-card may not be activated. Please see Lenovo Mobile Broadband Actviation or contact your mobile operator. Do you want to sign up now?' - I tried to connect with a second software called MWconn, which ... Read more

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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 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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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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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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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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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.
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hi all I've been trying to activate the Gobi 3000 in my W530 for the past couple of days.  Although I have installed the drivers and I am able to see the "Mobile Broadband Connection" in network properties, it seems to be locekd to Verizon or Sprint (deponding on which OS I boot into) and I can't find anywhere to change this, even though I have a SIM card from the local telco (Telkom Mobile in South Africa).  Can someone please explain how to go about doing this?  The Gobi 2000 in my W510 was simply a few clicks, but this seems to be a whole different can of worms.

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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.
 
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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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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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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
 
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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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 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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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?





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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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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!

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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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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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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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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Hi, guys! I know this error about unauthorized card is very regular. I know a reason. Nevertheless I need a help. I've got an x220 laptop with i5-2520m and broadband option installed in it - an official Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB Modem 9205 (78y1399). WLAN card is also exist. Laptop and Gobi 2000 are from Lenovo and purchased officially. The drivers for modem and boot loader are downloaded from Lenovo's site. All nesessary drivers and patches for Microsoft Windows 7 and Lenovo are installed too. With initial BIOS v.1.04 the system works fine, with the only one problem - modem isn't presented in Access Connection since the laptop cold starts. So I've to load the default settings in setup every time the laptop cold starts and restart the laptop. I know this error has been fixed in new BIOS. After the newest BIOS 1.16 was flashed the system halts if I try to access setup (after F1) or after cold start. The error message you know - "1802: Unauthorized network card.... (05c6/9205) . System is halted". Also, as the modem isn't set to default stage it's not visible in Access Connection. In Hardware Manager the modem looks fine and can be tested. I had to downgrade to BIOS 1.04. The questions are:1. I know this Qualcomm Gobi 2000 (78y1399) isn't in compatibility list of x220. It's a surprise for me. Why so as both products are from Lenovo and 78y1399 is supported by x201, for example?2. Why the 78y1399 isn't presented in new BIOSes white li... Read more

Answer:x220 i5-2520 & Qualcomm Gobi 2000. Error 1802

x220forMe wrote:
 
As this is an official Lenovo forum.....

 
This is a peer to peer support forum provided by Lenovo.  It is NOT an official support channel.  Please refer to the guidelines for the forum.
 
Regarding RF devices...... ThinkPads need to to through regulatory approval processes for RF emission levels in multiple jurisdictions globally.  New ThinkPads receive regulatory approval in terms of their RF emmision levels based on the current generation set of WiFi/WWAN devices.
 
It is simply not a practical proposition from a regulatory compliance oint of view to go through the homologation process for previous generations of RF devices.
 
Cheers,
 
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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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Hi I believe my W510 (4389-2SU) has a Gobi 2000 Mobile Broadband card installed but I can't tell for your sure.It's not showing up in the device manager list. I've run the Gobi 2000 driver installer and also installed Access Connections. I use ATT so I ran the Gobi coniguration utility to use the ATT image (2) which it seemed to do with no errors. I also updated the Gobi based code as suggested on the driver downloads site How can I tell whether the Gobi card is installed without opening the machine up? Thanks Mark

Answer:Checking for presence of Gobi 2000 Mobile Broadband Card

Hello mate, You don't have a WWAN modem in your machine. The 4329-2SU has just a WWAN option.





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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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