Archive for the ‘Windows Vista’ Category

USB Modem / Huawei E220 on Vista. Take 3.

Hopefully this will be the final update in the Windows Vista saga. We’ve now got an all-in-one updater which will:

Update Vista to allow it to see the modem
Update the firmware the device to the level required to work on Vista (to version
Update the on-board dashboard software (to version

Grab this updater and follow […]

Posted by fatcat on October 10th, 2007

Filed under USB Modem, Windows Vista | 33 Comments »

Dashboard v9.1.2 - Vista 64bit support

After a gentle prod from Great_Date, here’s a post with the latest version of the full PC dashboard for mobile connect users. The key feature of this release is the support for 64bit editions of Windows Vista - it’ll even allow you to use your Huawei E220 / Vodafone USB Modem. The full […]

Posted by fatcat on July 16th, 2007

Filed under V9 dashboard, Windows Vista | 15 Comments »

USB Modem / Huawei E220 on Vista. Take 2.

UPDATE: please take a look at this post for the latest Vista update. 
Ok, we’ve got some great news for you - it’s now possible to update the Huawei E220 / USB Modem to support Windows Vista, but without having to use a Windows 2000 / XP machine! There’s an extra hoop you need to […]

Posted by fatcat on May 25th, 2007

Filed under USB Modem, Windows Vista | 110 Comments »

USB Modem / Huawei E220 on Vista. Finally.

UPDATE: please see this post for the latest Vista updates.
Well it looks like there’s finally a solution for Vista users who’ve been stranded without connectivity due to the incompatibility of the USB Modem (the VF branded Huawei E220). We’ve managed to get the required updates - the only caveat at this point is that […]

Posted by fatcat on April 24th, 2007

Filed under USB Modem, Windows Vista | 97 Comments »

media center broke my modem?

There seem to have been several reports of problems with the new Vodafone USB modem where the VMC Lite software (built into the modem) doesn’t recognize the modem or gives connection errors. These range from the connect button being greyed out so you can’t connect, or when trying to connect you receive errors such as […]

Posted by simplebob on February 13th, 2007

Filed under 3G Broadband / HSDPA, USB Modem, Windows Vista | No Comments »

dashboard v9 / windows vista

Vodafone has released a new version of the mobile connect software (version 9), which apart from sporting a new interface also supports Windows Vista. At the moment it only supports HSDPA / 3G Broadband data cards - the USB Modem sadly won’t work on Vista, even with this dashboard.
This latest version has been rebuilt […]

Posted by admin on February 12th, 2007

Filed under Data cards, USB Modem, V9 dashboard, Windows Vista | 2 Comments »