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Old 06-05-2006, 02:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an 8700c that has no service whatsoever at my office. Does anyone no of a way that a desktop PC can be used as an internet gateway by a Blackberry device?

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Old 06-05-2006, 02:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have an 8700c that has no service whatsoever at my office. Does anyone no of a way that a desktop PC can be used as an internet gateway by a Blackberry device?

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If you don't have wireless data service it won't matter.
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Old 06-05-2006, 02:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't want to use wireless data service, I want the Blackberry to share the internet connection on my PC..., NT
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Old 06-05-2006, 03:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If you have a BES in the office, yes. (I can't recall the name of the app you install on the PC to do it - does routing to the BES, intended to save on wireless costs/loading when you're in the office). Works for mail, not sure about browsing.

If you don't has a BES, no, not as far as I know.
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Hmm, Anyone know of any 3rd party software that can allow Internet Connection Sharing?
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I think the problem is that it has to talk to the RIM Relay (even to use RIM's browser at least)
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BESExpress free download from RIM. If it includes the blackberry router service, it would work for you.
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Thanks all, I'll see if the free BES works..,NT
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