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NetZero Through Cell Phone

by DreamstateEmergex / June 24, 2007 1:45 PM PDT

I have netzero dial-up internet. T-Mobile Razr cell phone, and a HP Laptop.


I want to connect to NetZero through my cell phone instead of my house Landline.

1.) How would I go about doing this?

2.) Would T-Mobile charge me for Data or just a normal call?


Reply ASAP please!

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Re: netzero through cell phone
by Kees Bakker / June 24, 2007 8:32 PM PDT

Not clear what you want.

Access your dial-up internet account on the laptop via the cell phone in stead of via the landline? Or access Internet on the razr using your netzero dial-up account?

Although I wonder if any of this 2 is possible, it certainly makes a difference.

Kees

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Internet.
by DreamstateEmergex / June 25, 2007 6:49 AM PDT

I'd like to access my dial-up internet account on the laptop via the cell phone instead of via the landline.

Sorry about not making that clear.


--Lauren

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Re: connection.
by Kees Bakker / June 25, 2007 8:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Internet.

Lauren,

No problem that it wasn't clear from your initial post. It's now, and that's what matters.

But I don't think this is possible. Just two problems:
1. There's no modem in the setup. The cell phone can't communicate with the modem with the ISP.
2. There's no (suitable) connection between laptop and cell phone.

Sorry, this won't work.

Keesh

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Re: Internet
by aapt4 / July 2, 2007 3:27 PM PDT
In reply to: Internet.

actually, there is a modem in the setup... the motorola razr is a USB modem. I have a vx8300, but I know this works with the razr also. You can connect your PC to your razr using a mini-b usb cable. http://www.cablestogo.com/product.asp?cat%5Fid=208&sku=27329 From there, you would need to find the driver for the modem. Just search for: razr modem driver. Make sure you get the right driver, (original razr vs v3 razr). Once you install the driver, the modem will be installed and windows will recognize it as if it were any other internal or external modem. One problem with using your cell phone though is even slightly poor reception will cause connectivity issues, also cell phones have a slight delay compared to landlines. I have successfully used netzero with my cell phone while driving down the road, it disconnected often and went very slowly when it was connected. good luck.

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RE: Internet
by DreamstateEmergex / July 3, 2007 1:32 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: Internet

Okay, I've had a modem for it but could you possibly give me directions on how to set it up with NetZero?


Will it count as a regular call or a data call?

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Razr as modem
by oscarlovejr / August 6, 2008 11:34 AM PDT
In reply to: RE: Internet

Actully if can get Motorola phone tools, you'll have the driver then set it a dail up connection, MotorolaUSB as the modem, untill need your netzero dail number, user id & password, & it will use your mins.

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