turkcell 3g broadband modem

  kimtrnc 07:13 23 Jan 09

This modem works very well on my laptop, but will not connect on my desktop. ( Shows waiting to connect screen, good UMTS signal strength and all symbols indicate operational) but goes no further)

I have tried a number of ways to improve this situation - physically removed dialup modem from my machine, installed and reinstalled dozens of times (the software is on the actual dongle). I also tried placing the laptop right on top of the computer, in case there was some sort of blind spot, checked that all drivers had appeared in Device Manager.

Local "Helpdesk" useless, and can only suggest uninstall and reinstall.

All hopeless! Please, can anyone help - my main ISP account will expire in 8 days, and I have already paid for a year with this one!

  paul90 15:26 23 Jan 09

Saw your message by pure chance.
I am in Uk but have house in Karsiyaka and installed the 3g usb dongle onto my desktop pc this month with no problem.
Seems you have done everything right so far.

Just one suggestion - try installing it on a friends PC to see if will still connect etc.

my email address is
let me know how you get on

  kimtrnc 15:58 23 Jan 09

Paul - yes, I will try that: it's a good idea. WE live in Alsancak - maybe get together when you are back here? My email kimig1@gmail.com

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