01-23-2007, 06:38 AM
| | Re: Vodafone Connect SW slows LAN and Wireless
declared for all the world to hear...
> I recently installed the Vodafone 3G software on my laptop and it works
> fine with the 3G PCMCIA card...able to connect to the internet, Outlook
> and Messenger with no issues.
> The problem I have is if I'm in the office and therefore don;t need to
> use the 3G card, but instead use the LAN or Wireless connections. Once
> connected the network response from the LAN is unworkable. IE takes
> forever to connect to a website, messenger struggles to connect and
> Office keeps loosing connection with the Server. If I deinstall the
> Vodafone Connect software everything works fine again, so therefore I
> know it's a compatability issue with the software.
> I've tried the following and only removing the software resolves the
> 1. Shutting down the Vodafone software.
> 2. Keep the software running, but remove the PCMCIA card.
> 3. Keep the software running with the card installed.
> Dare I say it....it's almost like Vodafone is forcing you to only use
> the 3G network and therefore generate more revenue for them.
> Contatced Vodafone and they have no reported issues of this nature.
> Any ideas??
Don't use the Vodaofne software, it's only a fancy dashboard to what is
ultimately a standard modem device. Just create a connection to *99#
with username and password as "web" I think for Vodafone, and dial it