Mobile Broadband Manager
The first step is to install the latest AirCard USB modem drivers for your device, and then enable NDIS 6.2 support so that the device can be managed natively by Windows 10 Cellular networking. To do this, you need to download and install Mobile Broadband Manager version 3.17.30227 or later, which is available from the Telstra Crowd Support website:
The different versions are essentially the same software, just with different configuration presets that can be easily changed.
- Launch the Telstra Mobile Broadband Manager software. The Mobile Broadband Manager window will be displayed.
- From the main menu select Tools. The Tools menu will be displayed.
- Press and hold Shift while selecting the Options menu item. The Telstra Mobile Broadband Options windows will be displayed
- Select the Diagnostics tab, then from the Device Type drop down list, select your device subscription type.
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- Click Enable NDIS 6.2. A User Account Control window will be displayed.
- Click Yes to elevate the driver installer application. The NDIS 6.2 drivers will been enabled.
- Click Close to return to the Telstra Mobile Broadband Options window.
- Click OK to return to the Telstra Mobile Broadband window.
- Select File > Exit and Turn off Mobile Broadband device from the menu. The Do you want to exit now and stop detecting Mobile Broadband devices? window will be displayed.
- Click Yes. The Telstra Mobile Broadband Manager software will close.
- Unplug and reinsert your AirCard USB modem device to ensure the new drivers detect the hardware correctly.