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Windows 7: How can I make a Huawei modem EC221 work on 64bit?

11 Oct 2011   #1
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How can I make a Huawei modem EC221 work on 64bit?

Hi

I installed a huawei modem EC221 on a laptop - Windows 7 64bit but I cant seem to get it connected to access the internet???

Do I need to install or update the drivers?

Don't seem to have any problems with 32 bit version but 64 bit is driving me nuts

Would appreciate the help




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11 Oct 2011   #2
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Yes, you need to find a driver for your device that will work in 64bit W7.
If the manufacturer did not bother producing a 64bit driver (because the device is old) then you may need to find a compatible 64bit driver - for Vista or XP - that you can install in Compatibility Mode.

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