The above mentioned Option Globetrotter Connect suite is all you need. Sijui where to buy them in Nairobi. USB modems are nice, also because they connect to any USB device desktop pc, notebook, netbook — but they are still too expensive for me. As for smaller cards: Like I bought mine via eBay in Europe.
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Oh, and it also has an extra port for an external antennaso this may be of particular interest to those who are living far away from the next base station.
Oh and thanks for the advice on removing the laptop battery from the other post, really helpful. Most of them are from http: The above mentioned Option Globetrotter Connect ocmcia is all you need. Another interesting alternative, and my initial reason for this blog post, is MWCONN — a really perfect little freeware WinXP access tool for mobile internet connections.
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You could still open the computer and solder it directly next to the usb port if it really has to be inside, but, again, I think these USB modems are the best solution. Compared to all the stress I used to have with such toys back in the days, this setup just works.
Ok, thanks kikuyumoja…nice posts by the way. On the other hand, both software packages have drivers made by Option, so I guess they are all the same except for Vodafone providing bloatware along with the plain driver package.
USB modems are nice, also because they connect to any USB device desktop pc, notebook, netbook — but they are still too expensive for me. All other flatrates currently on offer either come with a month subscription, or do not offer HSDPA 3.
HSDPA via PCMCIA
Sijui where to buy them in Nairobi. Now let me see how it performs with ;cmcia 8. Does anybody know how to make it work under Windows 7? It really is all you need for WinXP.
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Like I bought mine via eBay globetrtoter Europe. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. As for smaller cards: Hi KM, this depends on where you are. Plugged it in, chose the new network management tool, selected mobile broadband and entered the following globtrotter for Fonic:. Plugged it in, chose the new network management tool, selected mobile broadband and entered the following data for Fonic: Print Pocket Facebook Twitter Google.