Computer Support Forum

Mobile Broadband Issue

Question: Mobile Broadband Issue

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

Relevance 100%
Preferred Solution: Mobile Broadband Issue

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Mobile Broadband Issue

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

1 more replies
Relevance 68.47%

Hi,

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

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

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

More replies
Relevance 68.47%

hey all, first post so can i start by saying great forum. Have found loads of useful info on here, but this it the first time I couldnt find an answer.

My problem is this :

I have a ZTE MF627 modem with a mobile broadband sim from O2 in it. Everytime I insert the USB device and use the connection manager software to initiate the connection windows vista askes me to set a location for the network, and suffixes it with a number

eg set a location for the O2 (5) network :home, work , public.

The first time i connected it was simply o2 as this was the name of my network. The problem lies when I disconnect and reconnect. For some reason vista seems to recognize it as a NEW network as opposed to reconnecting to the old profile and again askes me to set a location and adds a number thus creating a new profile. Its simply an annoyance having to set my location each time, and periodically having to delete some network profiles, but I was wondering if anyone has a solution to this. Connecting in the same USB port seems to have no impact at all.

see here for a screenshot


any help greatfully received.

Doc

Answer:Mobile Broadband Issue

hi,
have you contacted o2 or visited their mobile technical support pages to see if there have been any other cases of this, or to see if there is an updated version of the connection manager that is compatable with your USB device.

1 more replies
Relevance 67.65%

Hello All,
I desperately require some help with an issue I have been struggling with for months!
I think it best to provide the complete history first (in detail) in order to avoid any confusion and to hopefully help pinpoint exactly what is going wrong:
(Thank you in advance for any advice or help ? I have spent soooo many hours on this and unfortunately my knowledge and skills are not advanced enough to know what the problem is!)

I have two laptops:
One is a DELL Inspiron 1300/Windows XP 2002 Home SP3
The other is an ASUS X58L/Windows XP Pro 2002 SP3

A few years ago my DELL would not boot and I was informed it was a motherboard issue. This led me to buy another laptop from (where I could get it for the best price at the time) a computer repair/vendor merchant.
The ASUS was running Vista basis (actually with the laptop as has the sticker on the machine) and as I wanted to continue using XP ? the merchant said he could copy all my data from the DELL over to the ASUS as part of the deal, yet he would need the original Windows disc in order to install XP over Vista. Unfortunately as I purchased my DELL direct from Dell, it had XP Home and everything already installed ? leaving me with no Windows disc to give him. (I have never had a Windows disc at all, despite paying full wack for the laptop.)
As I was led to believe the DELL was basically redundant without spending loads of money on it, I wanted just to have the ASUS exactly the same, so the merchant said he had a copied X... Read more

Answer:Mobile Broadband Issue - IN DEPTH!!!

We cannot offer help with a illegal copy of windows which is what you have on the laptop

1 more replies
Relevance 67.65%

My broadband is disabled by device manager this is the issue i cant solve it till now hp connectiom manager version is 4.7.4.1

More replies
Relevance 67.65%

I Install required driver and insert sim also but it says no service message.But when same sim i place in my cell phone it works properly.....i wanted to coonect internet through sim cardEliteBook Folio 9470m UltraBook

More replies
Relevance 67.65%

Okay, so i have a very old Compaq Presario SR5045AN Desktop PC with 32 bit Windows Vista Home Premium, which i had to restore back to factory condition because BSOD's kept popping up after logging on. After system restoring, I had to reinstall many programs and drivers back onto the computer.

After a lot of time reinstalling, I had to reinstall the drivers for a 3 Mobile Broadband Prepaid Modem (E160 model) and it said I was successful, but I had to restart the computer. So I restarted, and when it was booting up, it crashed with BSOD again. I didn't have time to take any of the info, but I am pretty sure that the drivers for the modem had caused the problem.

After many unsuccessful boot attempts, the computer was FINALLY able to work, and I was able to see if the drivers had successfully installed. However, when I tried to connect, it came up with: Error 797: A connection to the remote computer could not be established because the modem was not found or was busy. So i know that the driver installation went incorrectly or the drivers are outdated or corrupted.

On a different computer (with working internet, of course) I was able to find out that many other people were having similar problems like me. However, as much as I look, there has been no definite solution yet. I have tried reinstalling the programs and drivers related with the mobile broadband dongle, but that didn't work. I tried reinstalling the modem on a different usb port, but that did no good either, and I... Read more

Answer:3 Mobile Broadband Prepaid issue-Please Help

Sticky situation you seem to have here. I have a couple questions first off to narrow down the problem: When you restored the problematic Presario, you mentioned to factory condition, did you first format the drive?
Which operating system is installed on the laptop in which the E160 functions properly?
Do you have a card inserted into the microSD slot on the dongle?
Have you tried testing the dongle while booting from SafeMode with networking enabled?
Have you tried running an error scan (CHKDSK) on your partition?
Any information in your event viewer? (Start>Control Panel>System & Maintenance>Admin Tools>Event Viewer)
Is the dongle plugged in while booting, and if so,have you tried waiting until the PC is booted up before connecting the device.
I stumbled across **This** while researching your problem as well. If all else fails, this seems like it would provide sufficient information. Anywho, I look forward to hearing back from you, hopefully we can narrow down and set the record straight for anyone else who may encounter this problem down the line. - Rube

9 more replies
Relevance 66.42%

I recently purchased a HS3310 module for my HP ZBook 15 G2 laptop, the installation of the module all went fine.After installing all drivers etc. HP Connection Manager sees the Mobile Broadband module and i am able to get a working internet connection through the SIM Card. But the modem to make outgoing calls is not working, even after many reboots and reinstallation of the firmware and drivers.Below is the log of the modem. (I also tried it with the SIM card of a collegeau who has the same module which is working to rule out issues with the SIM card.(translated to english)04-23-2016 15: 26: 38 451 - File: C: \ windows \ system32 \ tapisrv.dll, version 6.1.760104-23-2016 15: 26: 38 451 - File: C: \ windows \ system32 \ unimdm.tsp, version 6.1.760104-23-2016 15: 26: 38 451 - File: C: \ windows \ system32 \ unimdmat.dll, version 6.1.760104-23-2016 15: 26: 38 451 - File: C: \ windows \ system32 \ uniplat.dll, version 6.1.760004-23-2016 15: 26: 38 467 - File: C: \ windows \ system32 \ drivers \ Modem.sys, version 6.1.760004-23-2016 15: 26: 38 467 - File: C: \ windows \ system32 \ modemui.dll, version 6.1.760004-23-2016 15: 26: 38 467 - File: C: \ windows \ system32 \ mdminst.dll, version 6.1.760004-23-2016 15: 26: 38 467 - Modem type: HP hs3110 HSPA + Mobile Broadband Modem Module04-23-2016 15: 26: 38 467 - Modem INF path: oem94.inf04-23-2016 15: 26: 38 467 - Modem INF section: Devin Tall04-23-2016 15: 26: 38 467 - matching hardware ID: usbcdcacm \ vid_03f0 & pid_521d &a... Read more

More replies
Relevance 66.42%

Hi,

Does anyone know how to find out the mobile number for the sim in my usb broadband device. I am trying to recharge but I don't know the mobile number anymore.

I have put it in a mobile phone but obviously it won't call out being an internet SIM. Is there anyway of finding it out without calling Optus.

Thanks
 

Answer:Optus Mobile Broadband phone number issue

Can you get an online account? If so, does it say what the number is?
 

3 more replies
Relevance 66.42%

hi.I want to use myHP un2420 EV-DO-HSDPA Mobile Broadband Modulein my hp elitebook 2540p.but after read This(http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01712976/) Article i want to ensure that the battery is in right place in hardware.how can find a visual help document to doing it by myself?in addintion i can not find the driver .i find this page !http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=4128951&lang=en&cc=us#Z7_3054ICK0K8UDA...

More replies
Relevance 65.6%

Hi All, After 3 days trying to install / update latest drivers on my X200/ Windows 7 / 32b, it seems now that my F3507g is now installed correctly? I can go the a connection over internet and ping some servers BUT when I initiate my Cisco Vpn, ( working perfectly with my Ethernet connection and my Wifi 5300 AGN ) the connection is ok but no incoming or outgoing traffic !!! Any idea on how to solve that issue ?

Answer:F3507g mobile broadband driver - Windows 7 - and Cisco Vpn issue

The search button is always your best friend... http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/x100e-Cisco-VPN-problem/m-p/250317

4 more replies
Relevance 63.55%

I had installed On my  ThinkPad T530 2429-AQ9 the Ericsson H5321gw/C5621gw Mobile Broadband Driver.But it won't apear in the device manager. Does someone has a clue??

Answer:ThinkPad T530 2429-AQ9 Ericsson H5321gw/C5621gw Mobile Broadband Driver issue

HiAre you sure wwan card is in your laptop?Laptop you have isn't being produced with wwan card installed. Did you install it yourself?

1 more replies
Relevance 59.86%

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

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

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

1 more replies
Relevance 59.86%

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

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

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

3 more replies
Relevance 59.04%

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

More replies
Relevance 56.17%

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

Answer:Mobile broadband or mobile dial-up?

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

10 more replies
Relevance 56.17%

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

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

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

7 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile Broadband

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

Answer:Mobile Broadband

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

2 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

More replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

Answer:mobile broadband

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

http://www.vistax64.com/general-disc...rum-rules.html

1 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

Answer:mobile broadband

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

3 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

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

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

xp sp3, intel(r)pro/wireless3954abg.

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

Answer:xp to ps3 ad hoc with mobile broadband

moving thread to the Networking forum for better results.

1 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile Broadband

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

Answer:Mobile Broadband

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

4 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile broadband

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

More replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

Answer:mobile broadband

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

3 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

Answer:T 430 MOBILE BROADBAND

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





Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.Follow @LenovoForums on Twitter!

3 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

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

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

9 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

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

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

2 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

thank you

More replies
Relevance 51.25%

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum.

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

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

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

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

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

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

2 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

Answer:GPS without Mobile broadband

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





Full disclosure: Not a Lenovo employee, just someone with a X61 running Win XP SP2

1 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:S12 Mobile broadband

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

1 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile broadband

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

Answer:Mobile broadband

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

3 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

Answer:mobile broadband

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

2 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

Answer:No mobile broadband.

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

1 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile broadband

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

Answer:Mobile broadband

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

2 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

Answer:R50 - mobile broadband?

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





WW Social MediaImportant Note: If you need help, post your question in the forum, and include your system type, model number and OS. Do not post your serial number.Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! Follow @LenovoForums on Twitter!Have you checked out the Community Knowledgebase yet?!How to send a private message? --> Check out this article.

6 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

Answer:mobile broadband

Yes.

6 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

Answer:mobile broadband

Hi and welcome to the forums.

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

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

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

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

Hope this helps, Oli.

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

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

2 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

More replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile Broadband

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

Answer:Mobile Broadband

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

2 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile Broadband

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

Answer:Mobile Broadband

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

4 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

More replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

Answer:Mobile Broadband Sim

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

5 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile Broadband

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

Answer:Mobile Broadband

This click here might help you keep track.

1 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile Broadband

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

More replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: 3 mobile broadband

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

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

Please help!
 

Answer:3 mobile broadband

10 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

Answer:3 & mobile broadband

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

4 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile broadband

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

Answer:Mobile broadband

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





Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.Follow @LenovoForums on Twitter!

1 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: Mobile Broadband

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













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:Mobile Broadband

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

3 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

Answer:Mobile broadband SIM

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





----------------------------------------------------Lenovo T440s, 20AQ0067MC, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 UEFI, Samsung 840 EVO SSD 250 GB, 8 GB RAMLenovo T430s, 2356LQG, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 UEFI, Intel 520 SSD 180 GB, 8 GB RAMLenovo T420s, 4171-6SG, Windows 8 Pro x64 UEFI, Intel 320 SSD 120 GB, 8 GB RAMLenovo T400s, 2808-CYG, Windows 7 Ultimate x64

3 more replies
Relevance 51.25%
Question: mobile broadband

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

Answer:mobile broadband

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

9 more replies
Relevance 51.25%

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

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

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

Answer:Mobile Broadband and Windows 10

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

5 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hi,

I have a couple questions. My main question is i was wondering if slingshot.com prepaid mobile broadband service is still operating. I heard sprint shut them off so i was wondering if their still providing service. And has anyone had experience with slingshot.


My other question is does anyone know of a prepaid mobile broadband service that operates on at&t's network.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks ahead of time.

Answer:Mobile broadband service.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=slingshot+broadband

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

I struggle to post this.
1. because its on the boundry of what Tech Guy is all about and

2 Its tugging at my very manhood to admit moving house cost me a cable connection for a little white Vofdafone USB mobile broadband STICK

I'll use other Forums to ***** about Telstra and the lack of real broadband in downtown urban Australia

What I really need is any help out there on adding aerials to Mobile wireless just to hopefully score a stable ( but slow ) 3G Broadband connection.

If you dont feel the pain try missing the Beta of Windows 7 cos your dialup was needed for a girlfriends call..not me but thats how it feels.... Funny perhaps but stories that life will go on are just that... Stories oublished overcable or DSL II

Help your fellow man 4 tomorrow U 2 could have "contention drop off" believe me it Hurts
 

Answer:Help: Boost Usb Mobile Broadband

6 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

Answer:O2 Mobile Broadband Dongle MF 100

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

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

1 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Are there any Lenovo engineers on the board that have knowledge of the GOBI WWAN chipset? The GOBI website lists the newer T series as machines that support GOBI, but no one at the support line knows anything about GOBI. I need to know if the Verizon UNDP card is actually a GOBI card before I order it, and if it will work with my 2765-T2U. I want to use Sprint here in the states, but I am going to Europe in two weeks and I want to use an HSDPA carrier such as Vodaphone while I'm there. I dont know if I should order the card because I cant seem to confirm anything at all. The phone support people are nice but admit to knowing nothing about it..I've talked to several of them and they told me to come here and find an engineer! Thanks for any help you might provide! Matt

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

Answer:mobile broadband: Radio off

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

3 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:x120 e mobile broadband

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

1 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

Answer:mobile broadband and windows 10

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

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

Answer:cancelling 3 mobile broadband

Update, appears to be working tonight but connection intermittant.

4 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hi everyone, I posted this thread a couple of weeks ago but no reply.So trying again, hoping for better luck! Normally I get a brilliant lot of helpful advice from Forum.Can someone advise if I have a case against Orange?I have a 15 pounds a month mobile broadband contract. Whether in the countryside or a city such as Oxford I only get speeds of max 6.5Kbs which is clearly terrible.Many thanks

Answer:mobile broadband speeds

Slow speeds might be down to the Area where you are situated - have a look at this and try the test/look at your own area.click here

3 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

Answer:W510 Mobile Broadband How-To?

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

4 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hi,I have contacted T-Mobile and have the APN values, but the device will not connect.  There was a VERIZON SIM that came with the device, but I do not have a service contract with VERIZON.  Is it possible to get connected to T-Mobile? I know this device feature is new, but it would be nice to give it a try... Thanks for any help you can provide. r

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

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





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

Answer:Mobile Broadband on Windows 8

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





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

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

I have X200 with Vista. I try to insert the sim card. (I have tried all positions, while there is no insruction about how to insert the sim card). I get the message, sim card not found, insert the sim card.Any solution to the problem? Updates? does it need any special sim card from a spesific vendor? I have sim from Telenor.Is there any manual which shows how to insert the sim card and solve problems with mobile broadband? ThanksKam













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:problems with mobile broadband

Hi kamtor, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community! To help us help you better, what is the product number of your X200 (don't post the serial number)?

5 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hi all, I am just starting to use my built in mobile broadband radio in my T500 (mid-2009) and have an empty SIM card slot under my battery. I ordered the built in radio in my computer, so I assume I just need to put a new SIM card into the slot and restart? do I need to change anything in the bios? I am not seeing anything listed in the ThinkVantage software under Mobile Broadband either, will this change when a SIM card is placed? Note - I am in Canada, and will be using a supplier such as Bell, Rogers or Telus (sigh),  cheers, thanks, new at this! intermediate otherwise,  Peter

Answer:Starting Mobile Broadband

Yes, all you need to do is put the SIM card inside. You should use Access Connections to turn on the Ericcson modem then connect. I probably have the same specs as your T500. Good luck!

1 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

I'm in the UK and have an X1 Carbon  - type 20A7  with its own mobile broadband adapter. I have inserted a SIM card with 5GB of data on it and I can connect to the internet (ie. it says its connected and has internet access). The 02 mobile broadband site for topping up the SIM looks like everything is working ie. no telling me I owe it money or saying there's some other problem that needs fixing. I can ping news.bbc.co.uk and google.co.uk but can't get to either of them as websites using either Firefox or Microsoft Edge. For secure websites I get the error message "secure connection failed" and for others "the connection was reset while the page was loading" Other things aren't recognising that they've got an internet connection either (AVG, some Windows things that try to connect to go.microsoft.com)Have tried restarting the computerHave tried turning AVG (firewall + antivirus software) off.Have tried going into and out of airplane modeWhat do I try next?

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

I have a new X260 with Windows 7 Pro installed. When I try to utilize the Mobile Broadband option, the Lenovo Broadband Activation software tells me that it cannot read the SIM card.  I go to the Verizon Wireless and they test the SIM card and tell me it is activated and working fine. So, at this point, no Mobile Broadband - which is half the reason I bought this particular laptop model. I have updated to the latest driver for the Sierra Wireless EM7455 card which is installed in the X260. Has anyone run into a similar problem? Thank you.

Answer:Mobile Broadband Problem

you dont really need to run the Lenovo Broadband Activation tool thats only for special SIM card you can get off lenovo that can then be activated on some carriers so all you gota do is insert your sim card and use lenovo connection tool or w.e name is and from there you can connect to mobile broadband system and thats it you should be fine after that.

1 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hello, I inserted 4G SIM into sim card slot in my new S540 notebook and after booting up OS I cant find mobile broadband modem anywhere. Notebook behaves like there is no SIM inserted at all. My question is: Does this notebook have 4G modem in stock or do I have to buy it and if it is in stock then how can I activate/install it? Thank you in advance for your reply. Ond?ej Purkart 













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:S540 Mobile Broadband

Hi
Welcome to the forums.
 
Can you please post the full model number of your Thinkpad? Maybe we can check if the machine cames with a 4G modem or not.
 
I used to have a Thinkpad L420 that only came with the 4G SIM slot, but internally it did not have a card. Maybe with the model number we can check the specifications, or even the Maintenance Manual to open it up and check if the 4G card is installed.
 
Regards

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

Answer:mobile broadband on x200

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

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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





Peter M. AbrahamDynamic Net, Inc.

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

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

1 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hi, I have a Thinkpad T400s (2808-CWG) with integrated Wireless Mobile Broadband originally on Vodafone. I have purchased O2 mobile broadband and successfully set-up the connection. OS was originally Vista but upgraded to Windows 7 using original Lenovo DVDs. The issue I'm having is that when the laptop goes to sleep and I want to turn on the Mobile Broadband via Fn+F5 after waking it up, Mobile Broadband is missing in the Radio column in the Wireless Radio Manager!!! What's more, bluetooth is OFF even if it is ON while going to sleep. If I restart the laptop, Mobile Broadband is back in the menu and all works fine. It's extremely annoying, both missing WWAN and the bluetooth issue. Please help!

Answer:Mobile Broadband sometimes missing!

bump

3 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

I have a T400 2768-W2S which has the slot under the battery for my Vodafone sim, Access connections has it greyed out,How do I tell if my model has the mobile broadband installed, Thanks

Answer:T400 Mobile Broadband

i thought all t400 has the sim slot regardless?





----------------------------T400s - 2815RW1 + Win7 Ultimate Don't pm me for help! That's what the forum is for. Also, Google's nicer than me. Ask him.

4 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hi there, my friend wants to buy a new laptop and use a Broadband dongle to connect to the net instead of his home broadband as he is going through a divorce and will be moving to Barbados in 4 months, can anyone please recommend a decent deal/provider? He wont be downloading but will be emailing and surfing...!Many thanks!!

Answer:Mobile Broadband using a Dongle-which is best?

Think they are all pretty much the same.The problem is going to be when he goes to Barbados.He would be better leaving it until he gets there and choosing a local provider.Maybe someone else can advise you better,but i think using a UK provider abroad would be very expensive.

1 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hello guys!I've just buy a T420 model 4178-83g, i discover only now that is 3g upgrandable. witch 3g module can i install on it? i'm in Italy so i need a compatible module.i've also an edge 15 (model 301) with the 3g card, is this compatible with my new thinkpad?? thankyou very much!stefano   

Answer:T420 mobile broadband

hey spiz,
 
http://bit.ly/rfYJV2 - this is a compatible 3G module for your T420.
 
Your Edge 15 that has the 3G card.. it is either a ThinkPad GOBI 2000 Broadband Option or a ThinkPad AT&T GOBI 2000 Broadband Option. Both of this would not work with your T420





WW Social MediaImportant Note: If you need help, post your question in the forum, and include your system type, model number and OS. Do not post your serial number.Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! Follow @LenovoForums on Twitter!Have you checked out the Community Knowledgebase yet?!How to send a private message? --> Check out this article.

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

A friend of mine lives on a small Scottish island and is looking into broadband options. He is about 7 miles from a broadband enabled telephone exchange and connection speeds would be very slow. Having b/b I have offered to explore a few options for him.As he is located just below a mobile (and other general purpose telecommunications) mast I was wondering about the possibility of a mobile broadband connection. Do they work within any mobile reception area? what is the quality of connection? and can anybody recommend a particular provider?Any help or advice gratefully received.

Answer:Mobile Broadband the answer?

click here

1 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Having a bit of a problem with "3" Mobile broadband modem.It used to work fine, but now it doesn't. Plugged into the laptop (Acer 5310) it shows up as online with a 5bar connection (the max available). When I attempt to connect to the internet it goes through the routine for a couple of minutes then pops up with"The remote server is not responding in a timely fashion"The modem is a ZTE MF622Any help much appreciated!

Answer:3 Mobile Broadband Problem

If you haven't changed anything at your end, it is most likely to be a server problem at theirs - how long ago did it work nad have you chnaged anything in your setup since ?

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

I own T500 with Ericsson F3507g Mobile Broadband modem. I have a odd problem. I believe it is a compatibility issue of W7 and firewall softwares.I can create mobile broadband internet connection old fashion way using DialUp connection. Then F3507g acts just like any other modem. That is reliable way and everything works as expected.But if I use W7 Mobile Broadband (new feature of W7) - not DialUp - problems occur. My firewall software is not able to protect my system. It seems that most firewall softwares can not filter W7 Mobile Broadband connections. I have tested most of them. Only Windows Firewall and Norton Internet Security 2010 filters connections correctly and reliable. Do you have similar system? Can you please test your Mobile Broadband connection? Same results.I think you must use internal modem and W7 Mobile Broadband feature - no modem manufacture's software here for accesssing connections.Here are few of the internet services you can use: pcflank.com, grc.com, auditmypc etc. Please post here your results! I am interested to know. I have tested: outpost pro, comodo, onlinearmor, fsecure, norton, pctools, windows firewall .... To many to list here. Only two worked.

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

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













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:T420 3G Mobile Broadband

Are you sure that your model got 3G? Some models are WWAN upgradable which means you have to buy and insert the 3G adapter. What is the model/type of your T420 (XXXX-YYY)?
 
Do you see the 3G adapter in device manager and no missing drivers?
 
-gan

9 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

I use the Three PAYG dongle for mobile broadband. I have just under 1 gb and 26 days left to run on this top up. This morning when I turned on I am only getting the blue flashing light instead of the green. The dashboard says 2G Orange with Roam. Instead of 3g or the speed broadband letters.I can just to say connect to the internet. Wont bother trying to do a speed test because I know it will be pathetic.I am within postcode TD15 2TR and have never had this problem before.Is anyone else having similar problems with Three Mobile Broadband.Can anyone please tell me how to get my green light back, a network, and some semblance of speed. Thank you.

Answer:Three Mobile Broadband - No Network

click here

10 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Can someone explain to me the difference between normal broadband v an offer I saw on T mobile. You don't need a telephone you're sent a USB modem.Need helpThanks

Answer:Difference between Broadband and T mobile usb m

you've summed it up yourself - you don't need a telephone/landline, therefore you aren't paying out for BT line rental, possibly just so you can use broadband on it.Another obvious advantage is the fact you can use it nearly anywhere. I say nearly as this is one of the drawbacks - I use T-mobile broadband via my phone as a modem....it works most of the time but I'd describe it as flakey. For example three days last week I had no access at all as the transmiter was down. Was visiting a friend in Manchester at the weekend and there was no 3G/HSDPA signal at all - now central Manchester is hardly the scottish highlands where you could expect poor service.....so you really need to investigate whether it's going to work, and how well it is - before you jump in.

4 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hello,

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

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

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

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

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

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

I would really appreciate some assistance here!

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

Hi, I am wondering about mobile broadband's security. For example, if I use mobile broadband in my PC, and someone in the next room uses the same mobile broadband, or a mobile broadband from another company, would they be able to intercept my data? Could I do anything to increase my own security? Thanks.
 

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

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

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

Thank You Neil
 

Answer:windows xp mobile broadband help !

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

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

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

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

2 more replies
Relevance 50.84%

My wife and I have just started using the 3 Mobile broadband service with the dongle that plugs into a USB port and requires no other connection to latch onto a broadband connection. If we want to run this on more than one computer we are currently unplugging it from the one to plug it into another.Both computers have wireless. Do we need a router to allow both simultaneous access to the connection? If so is there a particular kind of router required? There is no RJ45 connector from the dongle.Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:networking with 3 mobile broadband

Check this siteclick here

2 more replies