how do i know my modem IMEI # if box is misin

February 15, 2011 at 13:52:04
Specs: Windows XP

i have lost the container of my usb modem and i need to know the IMEI number. can some1 help me

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February 15, 2011 at 16:08:31

Modems don't have an IMEI number. That only applies to Mobile Phones. You find the IMEI number by typing *#06# on the key pad. As Modems don't have a keypad that could be difficult.

The nearest thing you will get to it is MAC number. Id that what you are after?

You can fine the MAC number for a Modem connected to the computer by going to a command prompt and typeing ipconfig /all.


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February 15, 2011 at 23:24:00

tnks a lot. but in case i want to unlock my modem to make it unoversal, what are the informations i need to know about the modem.

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February 16, 2011 at 06:40:33

You mean a Modem that locked to a particular ISP?

That means you need to change the firmware in it. You can do this with some Modems, it depends if someone has taken the trouble to write one.

All you can do is search the Internet for your Modem and see if there is a third party firmware update available or perhaps the original firmware from the Modem manufacture.,


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February 16, 2011 at 13:46:42

thanks for the concern

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February 16, 2011 at 14:06:46

could som1 pls take me through the step by step in configuring IWP after downloading it. i now hav the softtware

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