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Thank you for choosing the Huawei E173 Note: This manual describes the appearance of the USB Stick, as well as the procedures 
for preparation, installation, and removal. For operation details about the 
management program, see the online help included in the management program. 
Getting to Know Your Huawei E173 
The following f igure shows the appearance of  the USB Stick. It is provided only for 
your reference. The actual product may be different. 

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n USB Connector 
It connects the USB Stick to a PC. 
o Strap Hole 
You can tie the cap and the USB Stick together by threading a strap through the 
strap holes, so that the cap will not be easily lost. 

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p Indicator 
It indicates the status of the USB Stick. z Green, blinking twice every 3s: The USB Stick is powered on. z Green, blinking once every 3s: The USB Stick is registering with a 2G network. z Blue, blinking once every 3s: The USB Stic k is registering with a 3G/3G+ network. z Green, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 2G network. z Blue, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 3G network. 3  

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z Cyan, solid: The USB Stick is connected to a 3G+ network. z Off: The USB Stick is removed. 
q  SIM/USIM Card Slot 
It holds a Subscriber Identity Module (S IM)/Universal Subscriber Identity Module 
(USIM) card. 
r  MicroSD Card Slot 
It holds a microSD card.    
Getting Your Huawei E173 Ready 
Installing the SIM/USIM and mircoSD Card 
1.   Slide the front cover to remove  it from the USB Stick.   2.  Insert the SIM/USIM card and the microSD card into the corresponding card slots, 
as shown in the...

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  Note:  z The microSD card is an optional accessory. If it is not provided in the package, 
you can buy one yourself. 
z Ensure that the beveled edge of the SIM/US IM card is properly aligned with that 
of the SIM/USIM card slot and the micr oSD card is inserted according to the 
direction as labeled on the microSD card slot. 
z  D o  no t  re mo ve  t h e  m i c ro S D  o r  SI M /U S I M  c a rd  w h e n t h e  c ard  i s  i n  u se .  O t he r wis e ,  
the card as well as your USB Stick may get...

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Installation/Removal Guide 
The procedure for installing the management program depends on the operating 
system (OS) installed on your PC. The following sections take Windows XP as an 
Connecting the USB Stick to a PC 
Plug the USB Stick into the USB port of your PC.  

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Installing the USB Stick Management Program   
1.  Connect the USB Stick with the PC. 2.  The OS automatically detects and recogn izes the new hardware and starts the 
installation wizard. 
Note: If the auto-run program does not respond, find the  AutoRun.exe f ile in the driver 
path. Then double-click  AutoRun.exe to run the program. 
3.  Follow the on-screen instructions  of the installation wizard. 4.  After the program is installed, a shor tcut icon for the management program 
appears on the...

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Removing the USB Stick 
1.  Double-click   in the notif ication area. Then the  Unplug or Eject 
Hardware  dialog box appears. 
2.  Select the corresponding hardware and then click  Stop. 3.  When the message  It is safe to remove the device  appears, remove the 
USB Stick. 
Uninstalling the Management Program 
1.   Choose  Start > Control Panel  > Add or Remove Programs . 2.  Find the management program and click  Remove to uninstall the management 
Note: Exit the management program before...
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