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Old 04-02-2008, 01:47 AM   #89 (permalink)
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Default Now, how to get it to stop connecting....

Originally Posted by piersonr View Post
I was receiving a message that the system "could not negotiate a connection with the remote ppp server" when I tried connecting my VZW 8830 BB to the Verizon service. I changed the device manufacturer from "generic" to "other" and it worked. Go figure!
Bingo! I'd been at this all night and that finally did the trick. Thanks to everyone for all the helpful info. I'm a newbie and not always the sharpest knife in the drawer so apologies in advance for any stupid questions:

My Mac keeps connecting even when I have Airport on and have the Airport listed first in order and I disconnect the tether. Now that I've worked several days trying to get it to connect can anyone help me in getting it to stop connecting unless I prompt it to do so?

Does anyone have detailed instructions instructions for installing the 1xEVDO modem script? I also have the VZW PC5220 and it is very slow--141/48 at speedtest, 252/56 at speakeasy.

Major thanks to all!
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