3G in Windows 7

3G in Windows 7

Follow this guide to use the Gobi 2000 3G hardware under Windows 7.

  1. Download and install the Qualcomm Gobi 2000 Lenovo installer for Windows available here

  2. Download and unzip the Gobi 2000 Cr-48 installation package available here

  3. Move the QUALCOMM folder from the Gobi 2000 Cr-48 installation package to C:\ProgramData\ (it may be necessary to boot into Safe Mode to overwrite the existing files)

  4. Right-click Computer, select Properties, then Device Manager to find Gobi 2000 under "Other devices"

  5. Right-click the Gobi 2000 icon in the Device Manager and select "Update Driver Software"

  6. Install the drivers located in the installation package in the folder entitled cr48-modified (be sure to check the "Include subfolders" box)

  7. Move the contents of the folder entitled firmware to C:\Program Files\Qualcomm\Images\Lenovo\1 (overwrite the existing files)

  8. Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories and right-click Command Prompt. Select "Run as administrator"

  9. Enter the following command: mklink /D \"Program Files (x86)\" \"Program Files\"

  10. Open the Release folder in the installation package and run GobiLoader.exe

  11. Use the Device Manager to scan for hardware changes

  12. For all new devices, install the drivers in the folder entitled cr48-modified the same way you did in step 6

  13. Go to Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center and select "Set up a new connection or network"

  14. Select "Set up a dial-up connection"

  15. Enter #777 as the number, name the connection "Verizon 3G" and click Connect

  16. It will be necessary to run gobiloader.exe again any time the computer has been shut down, so put the Release folder somewhere convenient or simply put a shortcut to GobiLoader.exe in your Startup folder as described here

Source: http://blog.bagearon.com/?p=65 and http://www.chromeoslounge.com/cr-48-chrome-notebook/807-cr48-gobi2000-use-other-oses-8.html