'3' dongle problem?

  PC840 22:26 17 Mar 2013
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My old '3' PAYG dongle went AWOL and I had to replace it with another one. I uninstalled, but the new one installed without the '3' connect icon. The dongle works OK except for that, should I reinstall to get the icon?

  HenryF75 10:58 18 Mar 2013

The most recent three dongles install themselves as a network card and do not require any further software. I made a similar move about a year ago and found that my old PC ran much better without the Three Connect software. The only drawback is lack of text messages from 3. Incidentally I made further improvements by purchasing a TP-Link 3g router and removing all software related to the dongle from the PC. Connection is now by Wi-Fi

  PC840 19:42 18 Mar 2013

' The only drawback is lack of text messages from 3' yes that's what I thought!

  HenryF75 10:28 19 Mar 2013

You may be interested in this. It explains some of my experience.

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