Solved

how to configure data sim card on dell latitude E6500

Posted on 2016-08-04
6
68 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-22
Hi i have  dell latitude E6500 , with os microsoft windows 7 64 bit , need to configure data sim card on this laptop , is there any utility to be installed or how to o the configuration ? please assist
0
Comment
Question by:sanjeevkmrs
  • 2
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 41742392
Do you mean "SIM" card?  You need a plan from your ISP and then ask the ISP for the connection parameters.

I use one of these myself.
0
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Kimputer
ID: 41742438
You use either the Mobile Broadband Connection Manager or ControlPoint Manager Software where you "dial" in to get a 3G/4G connection (should be part of one of the driver/sofware packages on the Dell E6500 support pages).
As said before, if it's not working (parameters not embedded on the SIM card), you need to search for the correct ones (usually on the support pages of the provider of the SIM).
0
 

Author Comment

by:sanjeevkmrs
ID: 41742464
any link for control manager software to download
0
 
LVL 92

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 250 total points (awarded by participants)
ID: 41742471
This is provided by the ISP for the card itself. Sometimes you can get it from the SIM card manufacturer (ask Dell) but the ISP is the best source.

There are dozens of these cards and NO common software, so you need to be very specific right down to the SIM card model number.
0
 
LVL 35

Assisted Solution

by:Kimputer
Kimputer earned 250 total points (awarded by participants)
ID: 41742483
Dell's E6500 support page:

http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-support/product/latitude-e6500/drivers/advanced

then the heading: Application (might need to select "Find Myself" first)
Dell Wireless 5540 Mobile Broadband Mini Card Application
0

Featured Post

Network it in WD Red

There's an industry-leading WD Red drive for every compatible NAS system to help fulfill your data storage needs. With drives up to 8TB, WD Red offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build the biggest, best-performing NAS storage solution.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I'm a big fan of Windows' offline folder caching and have used it on my laptops for over a decade.  One thing I don't like about it, however, is how difficult Microsoft has made it for the cache to be moved out of the Windows folder.  Here's how to …
A quick guide on how to use Group Policy to create a custom power plan and set it active on Windows 7.
This Micro Tutorial will give you a introduction in two parts how to utilize Windows Live Movie Maker to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7 operating system.
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now