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Old 06-22-2008, 02:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Have a dell laptop and need to take it to a hospital while a family member has some surgery. Have a usb cable that plugged from the laptop to the curve, but not sure what software is required or how to "use" the phone as a data modem so the computer can check email and/or access the internet. Any help is appreciated.
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This should help you out:

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Cannot get the curve to run or detect the modem. Keep getting "692" error message. Tried to download the trial for Blackberry as modem : MobiShark Online Blackberry Store but cannot install. Says not compatible with curve. Anyone know another modem driver that you can install on the curve to use with a laptop for an internet gateway?

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When you attempt to connect, do you have Desktop Manager running in the background? It's required.
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Yes, and still get error messages.
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Do you have the apn entered in Options >Advanced Options >TCP?

Do you have "Standard Modem" in your list of modems?
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