New Zealand PC World. It can’t even see the modem to connect with. The long one has two USB A interfaces, one used for data and power and the other optionally only for assistance power in case the computer is not able to provide the full mA milliamperes required for the device to work from one USB interface only. Posted on Feb 8, 2: Huawei does not publicly release firmware updates for its devices, only Dashboard updates.

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This page was last edited on 6 Augustat Updating the modem’s Dashboard does not remove or affect the network-lock that may be in effect with modems purchased subsidized from a service provider that prevents you from using the modem with any service provider. I am preferably looking for something for free, like vodacom’s? This was the only thing keeping me from upgrading to Leopard.

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January Hyawei how and when to remove this template message. The warranty will be invalidated, but it can be a cheap and functional way to connect an external antenna.

You are losing out on amazing benefits because you are not a member. Huawei have released new firmware to the operators, who have generally made it available on their websites.


Feb 8, 5: Since the release of Windows 7 users have reported a number of issues that require a firmware upgrade to the modem. I think its a Huawei problem not an MTN problem.

Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia articles with style issues from January All articles with style issues. Well, not very helpful. The device comes with two cables, one short and one long.

Will the Huawei E work with a Macbook? It is possible to remove the operator branding by flashing the device with Huawei’s Mobile Partner software. But here are some instructions for someone who wants to try it in future. The standard way of obtaining firmware updates is through the service provider, however some firmware updates are publicly available over the Internet and some users have cross-flashed i.

Joined Jan 14, Messages 12, You can maybe try the Vodacom drivers.

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Maybe MTN should spend less time in other countries and spend some more time in mkdem their local support! For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Launch2Net – perhaps u could try that – i haven’t yet because i’m still in the process of figuring out what the best option would be to connect to the net.


To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. And i used Card Driver 2. However updating the modem’s firmware may remove this huaewi or even the opposite, turn a network-unlock free modem into an unlocked one. Views Read Edit View history.

The external antenna connector is not accessible without opening the device voiding any warranty. Especially since he posted such accurate instructions.

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The E antenna is internal; the USB cable does not act jodem an antenna. Have fun with Leopard, but back up everything, repair permissions before and after the upgrade, and remove programs that are known problems before doing your upgrade. Thread starter vernekay Start date Feb 1, What’s new New posts New profile posts Latest activity. Huawei’s Dashboard and updates for it are also available from Huawei’s website, [10] or the Syndyre Honorary Master Feb 4,