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I downloaded the tether software to blackberry and windows 2000 laptop and connected fine.

The thing i dont understand is that sometimes connection to servers using VPN does not work.
When i reboot PC or blacbeerry a few time and keep trying it happens.

Any idea what might be causing this?

Is there a reboot function on blackberrys?

Sometimes i notices the tether on blackberry would ask me if i want to open some ports for UDP and sometimes it does not. I am just not sure how it works.

This is also a 1 week trial. is there a diff betweeen this and the full blown software.

Is there any other good software i can try for windows 2300 and blackberry bold
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Question by:sam15
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by:sam15
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i Noticed in teh blackberry log

No carrier specific APN-MCC:310 MNC:0 message

It might have to do with the vpn acces notworking sometimes
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t3ch earned 500 total points
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Hi Sam,

              I guess you are using EasyTether, The s/w will continue to work after your trial, Only difference would be that it wont allow you to open any secured sites such as gmail or banking sites.

>> Is there a reboot function on blackberrys?
    Press Ctrl + Alt + Del  on your blackberry, This combination will reboot it.
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by:sam15
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yes, i use Easy tether.

The software seems to work accessing VPN sites sometimes. But if i disconnect many times i cant reconnect.

is this limitation of the software? is there another software that provides access to secure site or VPN
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by:sam15
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Also, I could not find a "Crtl" key on the bold 6850.
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by:t3ch
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Try contacting easytether team,  they respond back quite quick.
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by:sam15
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on sundays too?

I could not find a phone support? do they only work through emails?
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by:t3ch
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Yes they work through emails.
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To reboot, simply hit ALT, RIGHT SHIFT and DEL.
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by:t3ch
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Heres an app to restart as well:

http://www.s4bb.com/free-software/#restartme
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by:sam15
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h.Is there any other software available similar to tether. it has to wrok on windows 2000 though?
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by:t3ch
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Try PDANet then. Its a paid application though. 29.99$ one time fee.

you can get it from: http://www.junefabrics.com/blackberry/index.php


It works on Windows 2000 as well: http://www.junefabrics.com/pdanet/faq.php#requirement
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by:sam15
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I was looking at that before but the idownload page does not have win 2o00 listed

http://www.junefabrics.com/blackberry/download.php
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by:t3ch
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They have mentioned in their FAQ that it works on Windows 2000. I posted the link in my last post.
Anyway you can go for TetherBerry:

http://uberdood.com/2009/07/tethering-your-blackberry-with-tetherberry/
http://www.kickstartnews.com/reviews/pda/tetherberry_review.html
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by:sam15
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I believe this is what I already have. That is the same as TETHER softrware right?
http://tether.com/blackberry/download

Kind of confused on whether it costs $10 or $50.

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by:t3ch
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Its $49.99. try it first for 7 free days.
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by:t3ch
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Is it working fine for you now?
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by:sam15
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no, i emailed tether help but they responsed 1 time and stopped. the suport is slow and not that great!
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by:t3ch
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easyTether has a good support, so does PDAnet and TetherBerry only if you have a full version of app
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