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Mac tethering:could not negotiate with Remote PPP Server error

My UMW190 Global USB Modem was working fine with my MacBook running OSX 10.5.8 -- until this week.  Now I get this error, regardless of where I'm physically located:


"vzaccess could not negotiate connectioin with the remote ppp server"


.. I'm going out of town next week and need it urgently.  Help!


Thank you,


Re: Mac tethering:could not negotiate with Remote PPP Server error

Remove the SIM card from the device.  Place back in the Mac, Open VZAccess Manager and click on Detect Device.  Then Options>Activation.  This should help you a bit.


If not, then go to system preferences>Network and select the Pantech UMW190>Advanced>under WWAN Vendor: Apple Model: V32>OK>Apply>Connect.


Make sure that you remove the username and password stuff from those fields.


If the Apple/v32 doesn't work, try Vendor: Other Model: CDMA.


Let me know if I this works.