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Old 02-06-2006, 10:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry 7100 Series + BES + MDS = Modem for laptop

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Hi There,
Have seen alot of chat about configuring your blackberry to be used as a modem when you subscribe to a service provider.

Has any one managed to configure their laptop to use their Blackberry as a modem via their own BES Server?

I have a 7100G + BES Server 4.0 sp3.

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Old 02-07-2006, 07:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes it is possible. See the How-To thread for instruction.
[User] HOWTO: Use BlackBerry As Modem For Laptop!

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Old 02-07-2006, 11:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes. My modem FAQ does explain how to connect a BlackBerry as a modem for a laptop -- however, to get the data to go through BES instead of the carrier TCP/IP.

However, if you must use MDS data instead of carrier TCP/IP, you need to use the third party Sharkmodem product at rather than the modem built into BlackBerryOS 4.x on newer devices.
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Old 02-07-2006, 06:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Does anyone out there have any experience with the mobishark product?

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