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jamesnb
Posts: 55
Registered: ‎05-19-2010
Location: LA
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

This news is probaly the best news ever I have had in years of owning IBM/Lenovo product.

Sometimes, little details make huge satisfaction!

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johnripper
Posts: 42
Registered: ‎09-01-2010
Location: Germany
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

Anyone already saw the update?

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mknapp
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎09-04-2009
Location: Austria
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

oh?!

 

lenovo engineer promises you an update for oct-1 and does not deliver?

 

ooopsie!!

 

hmmmm .... why doesn't that surprise me?

 

martin

 

ps: lucky for us, the sony tool is working really well :-)

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hookins
Posts: 28
Registered: ‎07-21-2010
Location: South Africa
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

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Now I'm really losing my patience!

 

After being let down by Lenovo again on promises made about a 01 Oct release of 5.72 on their official download site and using the Toolbox Upgrade Manager, I went on the hunt for this ever elusive 5.72 with SMS.

 

Low and behold I found it: (It just so happens to be on some chinese guys blog but you can translate it with Google if need be)

http://qmp198596.blog.163.com/blog/static/3019450201082574824756/

 

It may all look a bit dodge but as you can see the download links are all Lenovo:

 

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/85cx28ww.exe(Windows XP系统)

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/85cv28ww.exe(Windows Vista系统)

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/85c728ww.exe(Windows 7系统)

 

This is where I get really pissed! I downloaded it and installed it and I can confirm that I have 5.72 installed but as far as I can see there is no SMS support. I was told SMS was located under Tools / Mobile Broadband before. If anyone else downloads this version and can find SMS, please be so kind as to let everyone know. Maybe Im just being an idiot.

 

Link to picture

 

Thanks

 

Hookins

 

 

Moderator note; picture(s) totalling >50K converted to link(s) Forum Rules

 

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mknapp
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎09-04-2009
Location: Austria
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

hahahahahahaha laugh riot :-)

 

good job lenovo ... you really wail in pissing off the few remaining loyals you have left :-)

 

cheerio,

martin

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johnripper
Posts: 42
Registered: ‎09-01-2010
Location: Germany
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

I dont want to install this version before reviewing the relase notes.

 

Have you tried looking in some other places...(okay you may have). Is there some hint in the help file?

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johnripper
Posts: 42
Registered: ‎09-01-2010
Location: Germany
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

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After a bit of try I found the relase notes for the 5.72 version (by the way, there has been a version 5.71 as well):

 

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/85c728ww.txt

 

There is a SMS support, BUT according to the notes, only for special operators!!!

 

What kind of network are you unsing?

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jamesnb
Posts: 55
Registered: ‎05-19-2010
Location: LA
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

Still not available through ThinkVantage Update as of 2nd October 2010 (Sat) and the staff from Lenovo confirmed on October 1st 2010???

 

Anyhow, I guess I would give Lenovo a chance to come up with Official version through their website.

 

However, if the SMS only work with some carriers, that does not help much, at least to me, as I am a road-warrior.

 

Let's wait for another 2-3 days, we have been waiting for the past half-year or so, why not spend another day or two?

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johnripper
Posts: 42
Registered: ‎09-01-2010
Location: Germany
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

jamesnb

 

I will wait I just did some research about the download. But

- As far I see this from now is at the staff here confirmed that the next version will be 5.72 what the download file definitatly is (user confirmed).

- Furthermore the download is the same directory as all final downlods of AC from lenovo, so this is no beta or simular I guess.

- For me this looks like a offical Version, it is just not linked to the website.

 

I do not expect any further changes until the software is offically linked to the website...

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bananaman
Posts: 3,672
Registered: ‎04-25-2008
Location: San Francisco
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Re: Access Connection SMS Menu disappeared!!!!

Access Connections 5.72 for Windows 7 is now on the support page:

 

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-73682

 

Version 5.72 is the 85c728ww files. For some reason the 5.62 files are also listed. I've submitted a Site feedback form about this using the link on the left of the support page.

 

Please come back and share your experiences other members who have contributed to this thread!

 

 

I don't work for Lenovo. I'm a crazy volunteer!