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activation of network connection failed

I just installed Arch Linux in my laptop but I can't connect to my mobile broadband. I already installed networkmanager, modemmanager, and mobile-broadband-provider-info. I also enabled those services ...
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Why mobile internet sticks have a microSD slot?

I just received a ZTE MF667 mobile Internet modem. It has two slots: one for the SIM card and one for a microSD card. Does the microSD card required? What is it used for? Is it required for the ...
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How to trace Windows 7 Mobile broadband?

I know that I can enable mobile broadband tracing with netsh mbn set tracing mode=yes But where all the trace files will go to? Here is all information that I can find about this issue: Usage: ...
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Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address?

Can the MAC address of the USB stick broadband connection be traced together with the IP address? Also, the mac address of the broadband stick used, computer or network card inside the laptop, etc.?
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Need Mobile Broadband with Port Forwarding [closed]

Need Mobile Broadband with Port Forwarding. Currently living in a place with no broadband connection, so I'm using mobile. I have a server running low traffic demonstrations. Would like a very ...
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Mobile broadband device won't enable after waking from sleep in Windows 8.1

I have a Sierra Wireless Aircard 313U device attached to my Microsoft Surface Pro. If I shutdown the machine, and restart it, the device works properly. However, if I put the machine to sleep, ...
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How to Prevent Updates over Broadband?

My broadband connection is metered with steep price jumps at set levels of bandwidth consumption. The WiFi internet connections I use however are unlimited. Therefore, I would really not want any ...
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How do I Increase Network Utilization in my USB Mobile Broadband?

How do I increase network utilization in my USB Mobile Broadband? I have a USB mobile broadband and it says I have a link speed of 3Mbps but somehow, I can't fully utilize it. Is it possible to fully ...
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Connection is not persistent when using EVDO data card

I use a BSNL EVDO wireless data card. So, with this I cannot get my connection persistent i.e I cannot load Facebook, Gmail or Google search properly. If I enter a word and hit enter in Google search ...
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Can I Share My Mobile Broadband Internet Through Ad Hoc Connection?

I have a USB Mobile Broadband for my Internet. it doesn't support WiFi function. Is it possible to share my internet connection to another computer through ad hoc? Assuming both computers are running ...
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ICS of mobile broadband breaks after fast user switch on Windows 7

I have a netbook with Windows 7 Pro SP1 (32-bit) and a USB mobile broadband modem (Huawei E173). After connecting (using the T-Mobile Internet Manager 11.301 tool) to a UMTS/HSPA network I share it ...
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Internet connection watchdog

In order to work around some problems with some unreliable 2G/3G mobile broadband connections I would like to set up an automatic service to forcibly restart either the network interface itself or the ...
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Excessive registry activity by svchost, WWanAPI error

I am using mobile broadband connection. I am restarting it often via task scheduler. After a while the machine experiences slow downs, high disk usage, high CPU temperature. ProcMon investigation ...
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Can WICD be used to connect to a mobile broadband connection?

As the title say, can WICD be used with a mobile broadband device like a smartphone to connect to the internet? I'm unable to find how to do it. Please note that I'm aware that Network Manager can ...
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Data speed on usb 1.0 vs 2.0

I have a CDMA USB dongle that I use for connecting to the internet. Now I plan to upgrade to a 3G dongle which has a USB 2.0 connection. Right now I have only USB 1.0 port on my computer. Will the ...
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How to I setup a VoIP Server (not connected to telephony)

What I need is a VoIP server that allows people use their data bundle to make calls within an app (mobile/PC), but not necessarily app to phone but App to App. That means, both users have the app ...
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Cannot make mobile broadband Vodafone USB connection Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
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Delete Mobile Broadband Connection on Windows 8

How can I delete a mobile broadband connection on Windows 8 Pro (64bit). I tried: netsh mbn show profiles but all I get is: There is no Mobile Broadband interface There are two Mobile ...
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Use commandline to show disabled network interfaces in windows? (Mobile Broadband and Regular Connections)

There are a few ways you can list network interfaces via commandline. For example: netsh interface show interface netsh interface ip show interfaces ipconfig |findstr "adapter" For Mobile Broadband ...
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Telstra Mobile Broadband adaptor won't work with ethernet connected

Due to security requirements I'm having to use some rather kludgy workarounds to what should otherwise be a simple issue: I have a scanner connected via ethernet to a computer that our tech support ...
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Why the usage spikes?

I have a Verizon wireless account with a phone and a wireless router. I have a 2 gig data plan - I do not use much bandwidth, as I use my computer for email, web, writing, and development, much less ...
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Setting up DNS on mobile broadband and/or setting a system wide DNS address?

I am using a Huawei E3131b 3G dongle to connect to internet. I'm having troubles setting up DNS servers that persist across reboots. Manually specified DNS servers are not used at all if I use the ...
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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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Controlling bandwith while using GPRS on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have an issue with my windows 7 machine using a lot of bandwith while connected to the internet. I'm trying to limit the bandwith by using Opera in Turbo mode, but some other program is sucking down ...
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Dell XT2 Upgrade to Windows 8, Embedded WWAN Not Turned On

I've been working on a friend's computer, and upgraded her Tablet/Laptop Inspiron XT2 (originally with XP Media) to Windows 8 Pro. The laptop has an embedded (believe it's the 5600) WAN card for ...
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How difficult would it be to set up a proxy for mobile browsing?

I hate browsing the internet on my iPhone. I rarely get 3G, and even when I do the speeds are typically sub-DSL. But Safari (at least my version) doesn't give me many options to optimize my ...
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USB stick connection

I had purchased vodafone USB stick few months ago. At presently I am not using it, so I disconnected the connection and the dongle is there with me as it is. I tried to use other sim of other network ...
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Poynting antenna doesn't affect bandwidth with Globesurfer III+, whats wrong?

I have a Poynting antenna (Link in swedish) and a Globesurfer III+ which is a mobile wireless router. When I'm trying to get them work together nothing happens. It is like I haven't connected it. Same ...
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WiFi: Does disabling SSID broadcast saves battery(ies)?

I own a mobile-wifi (portable device that acts as WiFi server locally, and uses a 3G network to carry the Internet data) and needs its battery to last as much as possible. Basically, a device (e.g. ...
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Dual Mobile Broadband Load Balancing VPN Router

I'm looking into the possibility of setting up a a connection for mobile video streaming. A laptop is hooked up to a router The router has two (or more) mobile broadband cards that tunnel traffic to ...
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Speeding up/optimising Internet access for a slow connection

I'm currently stuck in a somewhat backwoods part of the world, with my only source of Internet being a CDMA type dongle. Webcomics are a slight pain in the rear, but work sloooowly, when they work ...
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ZTE MF190 3G Modem not working in ubuntu 12.04

I'm already searching and searching for ways to connect to internet via ZTE broadband stick but I can't find the right solution. I already used usb-modeswitch, sakis3g and ubuntu's built-in mobile ...
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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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Using a Samba SIM with a Dell laptop

I'm looking at the following item: https://www.sambamobile.com/Signup/SelectDevice I have a Dell Latitude D630 which has a SIM card port near the battery section. Would I be able to use the SIM in ...
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Network Connections error 720 windows 7

I use a Mobile Broadband connection to connect to the internet. Sometimes the connection disconnects and while I try to reconnect I get the error shown above. After I logoff and logon again, then ...
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Easy solution to monitoring & blocking connections to non-malicious services, IP's, and tracking companies

Our family lives in the middle of nowhere, so the only high-speed internet available is Verizon's 3G mobile broadband. We have the highest package available, yet continually go over the 10GB limit and ...
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Does mobile phones use TCP/IP? [closed]

Does mobile phones (any kind of mobile phone?) use TCP/IP over radio signals for internet? I would also like to know if they use VoIP for telephony? Please tell me what they use, I'm confused.
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Would it be possible to create an SSH tunnel through a mobile phone call?

I was thinking the following: A lot of phone companies give you a couple of phone numbers that you can call for free. Suppose we have 2 mobile phones: P1 = Phone 1 P2 = Phone 2 P1 have free calls ...
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Will constant VNC session exhaust mobile wireless GB limits?

So, I have a military rugged tablet PC running Windows XP Professional. I installed TigerVNC on it, and am able to connect/view/control from my Xubuntu laptop here at the house through our router ...
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Mobile broadband device heats up - is there anything to worry about?

I have recently bought a Reliance Netconnect mobile broadband device, and it remains in use all 24 hours of the day. I have noticed that the device heats up after an hour or so of usage. Is my ...
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Verizon 4g mobile broadband not working “SIM failed”

I have a desktop Dell with Windows XP Professional, with the SP3. I ordered Verizon's 4G broadband mobile and installed it. However, before it connects, a pop up window tells me "SIM failed". ...
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Windows Internet Connection sharing with Mobile Broadband

Due to circumstances, I have only got mobile broadband where I am living. I have a small network with a ADSL Router (but which isn't connected to the Internet. I want to use ICS to allow one machine ...
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What is the best way to send SMS or place voice calls via mobile 3g modem in Linux?

I have a ZTE MF112 mobile broadband modem, which comes with Windows drivers and software. This software allows not only connect to Internet, but also send SMS and place calls (as in you dial number in ...
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Cradlepoint router dropping internet every few minutes

My home internet runs through a Sprint mobile broadband card attached to a Cradlepoint CTR350 router. For a few weeks now, it has been behaving oddly - after about 5-10 minutes of being connected ...
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Laptop with Windows 7 using Virgin Mobile Broadband with ethernet cable cannot connect to Xbox Live

I've been trying for 3days! I get all the way to the part when it says it's connecting and it stops... maybe a problem with the IP address... not sure. I have a toshiba satellite C655-S5132
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Does any internal 3G wireless broadband cards for linux exist? [closed]

I am looking for a Linux compatible wireless (3G) broadband card to use with a linux computer. Does a card like this exist?
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Is it possible to provide an Internet connection to my mobile through a USB modem?

I have a Huawei USB modem with an Internet connection. I want that Internet connection to be available to my mobile. My mobile has WiFi, 3G, GPRS and EDGE. Is this possible? If so, how?
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How can I get wvdial to run from /etc/network/interfaces

I am using wvdial to connect to a mobile network (I have a usb modem) and it works fine. However, I wanted to automate the connection a bit (currently I am running wvdial every time I want to ...
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Why do mobile broadband modems (aka mobile Internet sticks, connect cards, data cards) have built-in memory card readers?

I doubt that anyone will be saving ringtones, mp3s and photos, and archiving contacts, messages and schedules on it --- So what is it for?
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Installing 5505 Wireless Mobile Broadband module in to Dell E6410

I have a dell E6410 from work which I want to put a Dell Wireless 5505 mobile broadband card into from my old XPS M1210. I've moved the hardware over and the E6410 can see it but when I try running ...