E works well with Linux , as support for it was added in Linux kernel 2. This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. Updating the modem’s Dashboard does not remove or affect the network-lock that may be in effect with modems purchased subsidized from a service provider that prevents you from using the modem with any service provider. In this memory, E devices supplied by mobile operators may contain 3G dialer software written by the operator, while Huawei-branded devices contain Huawei’s original dialing software, which they call ‘Dashboard’. The E antenna is internal; the USB cable does not act as an antenna.
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Updating the modem’s Dashboard does not remove or affect the network-lock that may be in effect with modems purchased subsidized from a service provider that prevents you from using the modem with any service provider.
Some network operators selling the E, however, replace Huawei’s software with their own, which often is software-locked albeit not SIM-locked to work only with the operator’s own network. E works well with Linuxas support for it was added in Linux kernel 2. The long one has two USB A interfaces, one used for data and power and the other optionally only for assistance power in case the computer is not able to provide the full mA milliamperes required for the device hdspa work from one USB interface only.
Most 3G network operators hxdpa the device with a contract, with some operators simlocking  the device. This feature can be bypassed by pressing the Shift key while attaching the device, or by turning off the autostart feature entirely.
It is possible to remove the operator branding by flashing the device with Huawei’s Mobile Partner software.
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The warranty will be invalidated, but it can be a cheap and functional way to connect an external antenna.
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There is also a way to do this, open the modem, remove the small internal antenna, and solder a UMTS-antenna cable onto the board. Huawei does not publicly release firmware updates for its devices, hzdpa Dashboard updates.
The standard way of obtaining firmware updates is through the service provider, however some firmware updates are publicly available over the Internet and some users have cross-flashed i.
Once this is complete Windows 7 can see and use the modem.
Unlocked and unbranded modems can also be bought from independent suppliers. The E antenna is internal; the USB cable does not act as an antenna. This page was last edited on 6 Augustat Huawei’s Dashboard and updates for it are also available from Huawei’s website,  or the January Learn how and when to remove this template message. It is still possible to connect an external antenna without opening the device and using the internal external antenna connector.
When the device is first attached, Windows will automatically run the software stored on it, unless that feature has been turned off in Windows. In this memory, E devices supplied by mobile operators may contain 3G dialer software written by the operator, while Hadpa devices contain Huawei’s original dialing software, which they call ‘Dashboard’.
Flashing the firmware of this device doesn’t change the USB Mass Storage memory used for the operator’s software, therefore connection settings such as APN will be retained.
The device comes with two cables, one short and one long. Retrieved from ” https: The firmware upgrade must be carried out from a machine running Windows XP or Windows Vista and which can see the modem.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If the connection is frequently disrupted or is unstable or usable at slow speeds onlythe two plug USB cable should be used instead. However updating the modem’s firmware may remove this network-unlock or even the opposite, turn a network-unlock free modem into an unlocked one.
End-users can use also third-party open source software PyHumod or freeware MWconn. Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia articles with style issues from January All articles with style issues.
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