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Old 11-28-2008, 11:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is it possible to use the Bold as a modem for internet access??

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We're trying to configure one of our Blackberry Bold's to a Vista laptop so that it can be used as a modem for internet access. We've previously been able to do this with Blackberry Pearl's under Vista no problem.

We've got the Bold connected via USB and the Desktop Manager software sees the phone etc for synching and so on.

In Device Manager under Standard Modem we've got the following string:


The number that it's trying to dial out is *99***1#, the username and password are as our provider gave us.

Our operator is Vodafone (UK). They have got no idea on how to do this - we've spoken to almost a dozen people in their Blackberry support team.

It seems as though the Bold is either incompatible with Vista or the whole process of using the Bold as a modem just doesnt work.

Any ideas or are we wasting our time?
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