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Old 02-05-2009, 09:21 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by shock8401 View Post
... I got my Blackberry Bold to work as a modem using AT&T as my service provider on Windows Vista platform.

3.Click + button next to Modems, double click xxx8220;Standard Modemxxx8221;
4.Click the Advanced tab
5.Enter this into the empty box (no leading space):
AT+CGDCONT=1,xxx8221;IPxxx8221;,xxx8221;wap.cingularxxx8221;
6.Hit Okay, and close device manager.
I'm using XP Pro, not Vista, so this may account for the difference, but when i do this, my standard modem is only available on COM1, not USB. How do I create a modem which will use USB, instead of a serial (COM) port?

EDIT: I discovered that I have a second "standard modem" which is on COM6. I don't know why, but it works. I'm successfully tethering on ATT using my new Bold, using "extra initialization command" AT+cgdcont=1,"IP","WAP.CINGULAR", dialing number *99#, username ISP@CINGULARGPRS.COM and password CINGULAR1

Last edited by graystrickland : 02-05-2009 at 10:18 PM. Reason: Found answer
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