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HUAWEI E169 USB WIRELESS 3G/HSDPA Modem


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Hi Guys, How are you doin'? Anyway i just want to share usb wireless 3G/HSDPA modem, Huawei E169 i just pick the driver from the modem and put it independently on my harddrive, my OSX using Retail Snow Leopard 10.6 and updated to 10.6.6 it seems work well without disturbing behavior. so i decided to share it with you if you have this hardware and make it work with your own mac or hackintosh.

 

installation method : pkg file , automatic installer which you could download it on this link

 

1. Run the installer.

 

2. After success installing, Put your Huawei Modem to your usb port.

 

3. wait a little, it will be pop up windows to tell you that you have new interface and need to be configure.

 

4. go to System Preferences --> Network.

 

5. if it detected, it will be 3 device in list, HUAWEI Mobile, DIAG, and PCUI

 

6. on right side , see there is empty configuration. you may fill this to configure your modem, eg : for number use *99# generally, and fill your username and password on the blank form that provide to you.

 

7. down rightside configuration, you can se Advanced button after Show modem status in menu bar. Click that button.

 

8. On Advanced modem menu, there is 4 Tab sub menu, MODEM, DNS , WINS, Proxies, PPP . use MODEM tab to next configuration, see Vendor if Huawei Listed, you could choose it but if not, pick Otherand you will see your installed modem is in there, HUAWEI Mobile Connect - xxx

 

9. try to connect from your Network Preferences.

 

Hardware Info on Profiler :

 

  • HUAWEI Mobile:
  • Capacity: 152 MB (152,023,872 bytes)
  • Removable Media: Yes
  • Detachable Drive: Yes
  • BSD Name: disk1
  • Product ID: 0x1001
  • Vendor ID: 0x12d1
  • Version: 0.00
  • Serial Number: ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ
  • Speed: Up to 12 Mb/sec
  • Manufacturer: ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ
  • Location ID: 0x7d200000
  • Current Available (mA): 500
  • Current Required (mA): 500
  • Partition Map Type: Unknown
  • S.M.A.R.T. status: Not Supported
  • Volumes: Capacity: 132.4 MB (132,374,528 bytes)
  • Writable: No
  • BSD Name: disk1s0 Capacity: 1 KB (1,024 bytes)
  • Writable: No BSD Name: disk1s0s1

note : you could use General in Vendor lists drop down menu, and fill appropriate Access Point Name for your card (APN)

 

Cheers all :unsure:

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