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Blue Screen Again
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MODEM DELL 5550 2XGNJ F5521GW with W520?

Hello!

 

I would like to know if modem DELL 5550 2XGNJ will work with my Lenovo Think Pad w520. I know that I have free PCIe slot also an antenna but I mean from the software site. 

There are some modems based on Ericsson F5521GW but branded by Lenovo which will definitely work but what about DELL model?

 

What is more I found drivers for F5521GW but I think it is for Lenovo ThinkPad Mobile Broadband Global Ericsson F5521gw 0A36186 which is 2 times more expensive then DELL model...

 

Please write answers if you are sure, because I know that 'it might work', or you must check Smiley Happy

 

Greetings

Damian Turczyński

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Re: MODEM DELL 5550 2XGNJ F5521GW with W520?

it won't without a whitelist removed bios firmware, which as far as i know do not exist.
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Jin Li

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Re: MODEM DELL 5550 2XGNJ F5521GW with W520?

I've only seen the whitelist-removed BIOS for the wifi card...not sure if that works for wwan as well.

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Re: MODEM DELL 5550 2XGNJ F5521GW with W520?

if it is a whitelist removed bios firmware then it should work for both.
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Jin Li

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Re: MODEM DELL 5550 2XGNJ F5521GW with W520?

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Go down the path of Hackintosh (that's the yellow brick road), and you'll find other forums with links to the patched BIOS.

 

Is redirection to a redirection to the direction of a patched BIOS allowed here?  :-\

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Re: MODEM DELL 5550 2XGNJ F5521GW with W520?

Don't think it is allowed. Smiley Happy
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Jin Li

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