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Virtualise my Reliance 3G dongle under Hyper-V

I mostly connect to the Internet with a Reliance 3G dongle with these specifications: This is how it looks in network adapters when connected. The problem: I want to virtualise this in Hyper-V ...
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Can I tell which process is using my 3G connection?

My PAYG 3G bandwidth is vanishing at an alarming rate. Yesterday 2GB just surfing and processing email, in an hour or two. I just experienced it again, with 500MB over about an hour. I suspect either ...
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Better USB 3G stick means better internet speed?

Currently I use prepaid 3G flat internet with some crappy ZTE USB 3G stick. The package I have is advertised as 10Mbit/s, and the modem is limited to 7.2Mbit/s. Speed is nowhere near that and I didn't ...
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RT-N65R 3g sharing setup

I have an Asus RT-N65R wireless router, When setting up the 3g USB modem, it asks for the ISP. The ISP isn't listed.
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USB to Ethernet?

So, due to the fact I live in the middle of nowhere I have this Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G HotSpot that will connect up to 5 devices. I have 4 connected now. On one of the 4 computers, I have a ...
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Bypassing ethernet card with mobile 3g modem

i have a mobile 3g server. But I can't use it with my wired connection. In my workplace some sites(youtube, grooveshark or any kind of streaming sites..) are restricted. It's also impossible for me to ...
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3G Dongle with 3G Router

I recently purchased a Vodafone 3G dongle with a TP-Link 3G Router - the router is asking for a handful of information I haven't been provided with (and obviously at the moment Vodafone aren't ...
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Randomly getting “NO CARRIER” from Huawei 3G modem under linux

I'm using a huawei 3G modem under linux. After using NetworkManager for some time, I now use wvdial to talk to the modem and start pppd: i added a udev rule so wvdial starts automatically when the usb ...
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/dev/ttyUSB0 missing in CentOS on VirtualBox

I'm trying to configure 3G USB modem in my CentOS 5.7 instance that I have installed on VirtualBox (Win7 x64 is my main system). First of all I'd like to configure a dialer in /etc/wvdial.conf ...
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how to share 3g internet via wifi?

I have Windows 8 + 3g Vodafone modem. I want to share internet via wifi so my friend can use it from mobile phone. I've tried to use this instructions: ...
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Puzzling TCP performance over 3G / UMTS

I'm using 3G as my primary internet connection, and TCP over this thing is getting more puzzling every day. For example: Downloading from kernel.org is crazy fast: $wget ...
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Skype doesn't work via Vodafone 3G in Egypt?

I've bought 3G Vodafone modem in Egypt. Everything works fine except Skype. Skype just doesn't connect. I guess Vodafone just blocked Skype? Do someone know how to workaround this problem?
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“Dial whenever a network connection is not present” not working in Windows 8

The option "Dial whenever a network connection is not present" is not working in Windows 8 (it was in Windows 7). I marked also "Connect automatically" but always the system prompts me and I have to ...
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How to check a Thinkpad's specs? Such as 3G support and other things?

This is my computer, a Thinkpad x220. I am selling it because I need Xcode for iOS development. My plan is to get Macbook Air and then virtualize the Debian to it. How can I find the specs about the ...
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Make router access Internet through network machine with dongle

I have an ASUS RTN66U running Tomato firmware. I have temporary (a month or so) Internet access via a Huawei E3131 3G USB dongle. I am posting this question using said Internet access. I would like ...
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Automatically connect to 3G dialup connection

I have a notebook with an internal 3G modem (a HUAWEI Mobile Connect) which appears to the system as a dialup modem. When I want to connect to the Internet, I need to open the charms bar, click ...
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Using a 3G router to supply internet access

I have a TP-Link TL-MR3220 router that distributes internet using 3G, but the situation has changed and I've got an ADSL connection. So I bought an ADSL modem that has one Ethernet port. Now the ...
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My computer gets hosted when using 3G

I recently activated 3G(UMTS) connection on my cellular network. I use Nokia S60 phone as a modem while connecting from Scientific Linux 6. While I am able to access net pretty well, the problem is ...
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VPN becomes unavailable when using 3G dongle on OSX

I have VPN configured using Mac's native vpn support. It is working when I am using WiFi or ethernet connection but VPN becomes unavailable (drop-down menu says "VPN is not configured") when I'm using ...
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mobile, portable printing [closed]

A friend of mine is a contractor who wants me to help him go "high tech". Right now, he calls the office several times a day asking for new work orders and then writes them down on a clipboard, so ...
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Using 2 independent network lines to assure twice reliable connection windows 7 [duplicate]

I have a very unreliable 24M ADSL2+ connection and an iPhone4S with unlimited data and unlimited speed (5M where I live). Right now I can choose between a very unreliable but low ping and fast line or ...
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Bridging 3G USB modem and WLAN through Windows7

Wanted solution: [internet]---[3G USB modem]---[Windows7]---[WLAN] I have a Huawei E367 modem that is connected to a Win7 machine's USB port. This works alright. (except huawei's love for ...
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USB 3G Mobile connection available in Debian (Virtualbox)

is there anyway to enable network connection(Internet) from Win 7 over VirtualBox to Debian 64. Whan am at work I use WiFi and I can make FTP/SSH connection from my Win7 to Debian, but at home I have ...
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How can I restrict network access to Firefox when using a certain SSID in Windows 7?

I often share Internet access from my mobile (3G) to my computer with WiFi (using a certain SSID "MyMobile"). Unfortunately, I have some programs that download updates, including my Windows 7 OS, ...
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DLink 3G router strange behavior

I have a DLink 3G router DWR-112. After unboxing, I plugged the LAN cable, switched on the router, plugged my 3G EVO usb device, add user/pw and other details everythings works perfectly and I was ...
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Manually choose 3g tower in Windows 7

I have windows 7 running laptop. I'm now connecting to the Internet via built-in 3g modem. My problem is that I'm located near to two towers. One of them is providing 3g and second one, only edge ...
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3G Dongle only connects for a few seconds

How can I see what's causing my 3G dongle to disconnect from the Internet? I'm using a Huawei K3565 USB 3G dongle on my Raspberry Pi. Using wvdial and sakis3g I can connect to my current provider ...
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Does a VPN make 3g/4g/cellular connections more secure?

I have been reading the FAQs at witopia.net, publicvpn.com, and other VPN providers, and I see why their services might be valuable when I use my computer or smartphone at a WiFi hotspot. But what ...
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Why do mobile map services (e.g. Google Maps) require turning WiFi or 3G on?

I don't understand why do mobile map services require turning WiFi or 3G on to show my current place. Most of mobiles have GPS and I turned it on. But they still require WiFi. Is there someone to ...
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How yo set up a Sony Vaio PCG-4121EM 3G modem?

We've bought a Sony Vaio PCG-4121EM supposed to have a built-in 3G modem. It has a SIM-card slot at its bottom. We've inserted a newly-bought SIM-card but nothing happened and the modem is still not ...
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Do I have a 3G modem on my Lenovo x201?

After reinstalling Windows 7 on my computer I noticed that I had to install drivers for Qualcomm Gobi 2000. As far as I know, this is a 3G modem. I found a SIM-card slot under my battery, and after ...
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How to use the inbuilt 3G Modem with a SIM directly inserted in my laptop?

I have a laptop- HP dm4 1203TU. It has a built in 3G module. The problem is I don't know how to use it. When I insert a 3G SIM inside the slot. It just tries to search the signal provider and after a ...
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How to use 3G module

Hi all I have something like 3G module. Problem is, when I was ordering I though I will get a 3G module with SIM card slot.. Now I can't put SIM card in it. Any idea what I can do? Is there any ...
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Why does my data card not work with USB-hub for 2G network

My data card works fine with 3G networks. My laptop has only two USB ports and both are too close to connect a wide data card and a hub for mouse and keyboard. As for the make/build: Windows ...
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Multiple connections to the Internet

I have an internet connection via institute lan and another via a 3G stick. I want my chrome to use 3G connection and my ie to use LAN. Can this be achieved? Also, I have a virtual machine and I want ...
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Possible to use 4G SIM to a 3G Pocket WiFi?

I have SoftBank C01HW Pocket WiFi / Huawei D25HW) which as far as I understand is a 3G device. I am wondering if a 4G SIM would work for this device as I'm planning to subscribe to this local ...
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Why a 3G Router won't do port forwarding when on 3G interface?

I noticed my TP-Link MR3220 3G/WiFi Router port forwarding will only work when I use the WAN port and not the 3G connection (modem). Technically the router offers an option to use the internet from ...
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How could I set up redundant HSDPA (3G) modems for my internet connection?

How would I go about setting up four 3G (I'll use this as a shorthand for GPRS/EDGE/HSPA etc.) modems, each one for a different network, on my machine so that if my first choice network gives bad ...
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3G connection stalling after long periods of activity

I have a Huawei E1752 3G dongle that is connected to a machine running the latest stable Debian. My problem is that after a long period of use (in the order of days), the 3G dongle seems to stall and ...
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How are IPs assigned on 3g networks?

I am a mobile apps developer who has run into some strange and interesting problems with 3G connections. We develop applications using both the Twitter API and Twitter Streaming API. The normal ...
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How can we increase speed of 3g internet?

I use 3G internet. My modem works excellent in some places of my city, but in some it works terrible. Speed is low. How can I increase the speed of it?
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Where to find software for Huawei E1552 modem?

It comes with "Mobile Partner" 16.001.06.01.500 software on internal disk, but this version is highly unstable. Is there any newer version?
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How to access virtual serial port using PHP?

I'm trying to send an SMS via a 3G Modem with php, but I can only access com1. I can't access com3 (the 3G modem) because it's a virtual serial port. Does anyone know how to access a virtual serial ...
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Block Access to Windows Update

I use a company laptop for work. Usually, I work from a client site. Recently, this client has prohibited the use of its Internet Access from 3rd party. So we switched to a 3G modem + hub as a ...
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Unable to share 3G via ICS and router?

I've got a bit of a problem that I need solved, and it's been bugging me for days now. I have two computers: Computer A - Windows7 with a : - CellC 3G Huawei modem - IP is dynamic with each ...
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3G dongle/hotspot that will support a VPN connection

I'm looking for a 3G solution for when I'm on the road for work. I work in a mac shop, and being a developer, I need to connect to our VPNs (PPTP and L2TP). I can't seem to find a 3G dongle/hotspot ...
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Sharing 3G+ on Windows XP (Hotspot WiFi Server) with mobile

I have added WiFi non-encrypted WEP and shared my 3G internet connection through a wireless network ad-hoc. I can see the SSID on my iPhone but I cannot browse the Internet. It says "no connection". ...
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3G modem keeps resetting

I have a new USB 3G modem that keeps re-appearing as a new device, i.e. the device is disconnected from Windows, then appears as a new device again, with the autorun popup appearing. Of course this ...
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Prevent 'new drive' popup for my USB 3G modem

Whenever I insert my 3g modem, I get the 'install __.exe' or 'View files' popup. I also get this periodically without re-inserting it, maybe because it restarts itself or something. Is there any way I ...