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Wireless WAN (Vodafone and Cingular - HSDPA) driver for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 - ThinkPad T61, T61p, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, X300, ThinkPad Reserve Edition
This package provides the Wireless WAN driver to enable the following adapters.
- Sierra Wireless MC8775 HSDPA Modem

This release supports the following ThinkPad systems:
- ThinkPad T61, T61p
- ThinkPad X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, X300
- ThinkPad Reserve Edition

The following operating systems are supported:
- Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional
- Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
- Microsoft Windows 2000

Note: This driver is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed


Summary of changes
  • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 7.
  • (Initial Release) Support for the ThinkPad T61, T61p, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, and ThinkPad Reserve Edition
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X300 (added).



To use the device supported by this package, the following software should be installed as well as this package.

[Windows 7]

[Windows Vista/XP/2000]


Installation instructions


Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
  2. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.

[Installing files]

  1. [Windows 7/Vista] Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, then click Run...
  2. [Windows XP/2000] Click Start, then click Run...
  3. Specify msiexec.exe /i MC87xx.msi with the full path name of the location where files were extracted and click OK. Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WWANUMTS\msiexec.exe /i MC87xx.msi
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Downloading File Step 4.

Determining which version is installed

[Windows 7]

  1. Start Windows 7.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane.
  5. Click Sierra Wireless HSDPA MiniCard.
  6. Check the product version in the Details Pane (at the bottom of screen).

[Windows Vista]

  1. Start Windows Vista.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel
  3. Click Programs and Features.
  4. Click Sierra Wireless HSDPA MiniCard.
  5. Click Organize in the upper left corner of the window.
  6. Click Layout, then click the Details Pane. The driver version will be displayed at the bottom of the details screen.

[Windows XP]

  1. Start Windows XP.
  2. Click Start, then right-click My Computer.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Click the Hardware tab.
  5. Click Device Manager.
  6. Expand the Modems category.
  7. Double-click Sierra Wireless HSDPA MiniCard.
  8. Click the Driver tab. The driver version will be displayed.
NameOperating SystemVersionReleasedAdd to
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README for Wireless WAN (Vodafone and Cingular - HSDPA) driver
7.49 KB 12 Jun 2007
Wireless WAN (Vodafone and Cingular - HSDPA) driver
1.93 MB 12 Jun 2007

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Document ID : DS003974
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-67955
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