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Laptop modem ?

JosephShark

Dec 11, 2007, 4:31 PM
Hi All,

How can I use my curve as a modem for my laptop?

Thanks,
Joe
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knightbang

Dec 21, 2007, 11:01 PM
If you are running VISTA..
BlackBerry Desktop Software. Download the most recent version fromhttp://www.blackberry.com/.

User must be logged in as Administrator or have administrator privileges in the profile to modify system files



Setting up the modem

On the PC, connect the USB cable from the USB port to the side of the handset. Windows will detect the handset and install the drivers.
Double click the Desktop Manager icon.
Click Options and then Connection Settings.
Click Detect.
When the Warning dialog box appears, click OK.
The dialog box should display: USB handheld found, then click OK.
Ensure that the Connection field displays USB-PIN and click OK.
Click Start, Control Panel and then double click the Phone ...
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chihbu

Mar 3, 2008, 4:48 PM
And minutes are deducted as if actually mkaing phone calls on the curve correct?
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chainmail311

Mar 4, 2008, 11:55 AM
actually....i don't think it uses minutes....you have to have an unlimited data plan to "tether" your phone to the laptop.
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knightbang

Mar 11, 2008, 9:44 PM
chainmail311 is correct is does not use minutes becuase you have an unlimited date feature, although unlimited is to an extent being that if t-mobile considers it excessive usage they will terminate your contract, being that it is that their opinion of what is trulyto much usage
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chainmail311

Mar 12, 2008, 4:29 PM
it's a "soft cap". 5 gigs. So, don't use limewire/bit torrent and you'll be okay. Every carrier has an unlimited plan, and the "soft" cap is usually 5 gigs. Sprint is the only carrier that says, "however much you wanna do."
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