Anyway – it’s working for now. This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. The device comes with two cables, one short and one long. This was the only thing keeping me from upgrading to Leopard. It worked like a dream. My provider seems slightly unclear to say the least as to whether an upgrade is available or not, etc.

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Most 3G network operators bundle the device with a contract, with some operators simlocking [8] the device.

Unlocked and unbranded modems can also be bought from independent suppliers. New Zealand PC World. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You must log in or ueb to reply here.

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Getting a Huawei E 3G modem to work under Snow Leopard

Big Giveaway – Win prizes worth R3, Reply I have this question too I have this question too Me too Me too. The firmware upgrade must be carried out from a machine running Windows XP or Windows Vista and which can see the modem.

You are losing out on amazing benefits because you are not a member. Especially since he posted such accurate instructions. Will the Huawei E work with a Macbook?


How do I install a Huawei E220, E270 or E170 USB Modem?

Joined Feb 16, Messages Updating the modem’s Dashboard does not remove or affect the network-lock that may be in effect with modems purchased huawfi 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? The warranty will be invalidated, but modek can be a cheap and functional way to connect an external antenna. Joined Nov 7, Messages 4. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post.

It works fine on my Huadei, but when I try it on the MAC, with the Vodacom software no joy, because the software shuts down as soon as it sees a non vodacom card. Since the release of Windows 7 users have reported a number of issues that require a firmware upgrade to the modem. If I try to open and run it now, I get an error message saying that there was an error and offering to close or relaunch.

Huawei USB Modem E – Apple Community

In this memory, E devices supplied by mobile operators may contain 3G dialer software written by the operator, while Huawei-branded devices contain Huawei’s original dialing software, which they call ‘Dashboard’. Thank you so so much. It worked like a dream.


Retrieved from ” https: Have fun with Leopard, but back up everything, repair permissions before and after the upgrade, and ussb programs that are known problems before doing your upgrade.

Well, not very helpful. Launched on 21 June[1] the device is used for wireless Internet access using 3. Joined Mar 30, Messages 4, Joined Aug 14, Messages My provider seems slightly unclear to say the least as to whether an huaqei is available or not, etc.

Anyway – it’s working for now. AND i can’t use the E unit???


The Huawei E includes its own Windows software in its internal memory, which self-installs through the Windows’s auto-start feature and can be flashed overwritten by the end user. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Once this is complete Windows 7 can see and use the modem.