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Current main version 5.9
(about 1.7 MB)
Last beta version
Changelog and old versions


(download format for old versions: www.mwconn.net/mwconn_4_1.zip,
resp. mwconn.m.i24.cc/mwconn_4_1.zip)

* 5.9  2013-12-16
- recognition of modules Dell 5530, 5540, 5630
- recognition of module Sierra Wireless MC7710 (LTE)
- several configuration enhancements
* 5.8 2012-09-08
- preparations for handling of long SMS
- recognition of HP un2400 and hs2340
- fixed: signal strength timestamp if not connected
- recognition of Huawei E398 LTE stick
- recognition of Sierra Gobi 3000 module
- recognition of HP hs2350
- shift popup menu a bit if ENDM=2
* 5.7 2010-10-11
- adaption for LG phones, on trial basis
- optional per MWconn.ini: permanent displays for mini window
- can send empty SMS
- bugfix: jumping window if taskbar is at the left
- adaptions for ZTE K3571-Z
- adaptions for Gobi 2000 (needs MWconnQC.dll and QCWWAN2k.dll)
* 5.6 2010-03-15
- PDU format corrections for SMS dispatch
- increased speed for modem device commands
- prevent storing the PIN with MOD=...K
- parameter %0 for commands received by sms
- modem reset at program end with MOD=...Y
- (suspend/)standby recognition by time stamp comparison
- antedating time stamp for online time because of standby recognition
- calling CONFIG.exe directly using MWconn's context menu
- change operations mode (2G/3G) without reconnecting (not all devices)
- MWconn.exe as replacement for UMTS.exe, GPRS.exe etc. (stores selection)
- menu entry "No opmode selection" (quicker start)
* 5.5 2009-12-21
- separate icon colors for EDGE and HSPA
- uppercase /lowercase file names for PROFILE.exe switch
- processing SMS with alphanimeric senders
- font completion for standard settings
- bugfix: window background at >=120dpi
- recognition of Option GT MO40x
- Huawei: Packet instead of CSD/Packet because of Vodafone Ultracard
- added daily reset possibility to data volume and time counters
- bugfix: counter at sessions >2GB for some configurations
- changed button assignment for SMS reception message box
- resend PIN after connection interruption with Huawei E160
- resend opmode selection with Huawei devices
- recognition of Vodafone K3715-H

* 5.4 2009-09-01
- switches mode of operation for ZTE modem
- accepts UTF-16-coded USSD answer
- 7-in-8-bit hex format for USSD with E160
- displays EDGE and HSPA with ZTE modem
- menu function for free USSD codes
- PROFILE.exe can switch between different INI files

* 5.3 2009-07-11
- "Terminate if no traffic": accept higher zero traffic if END=123T
- signal strength can also be loged if MOF=F
- parameter STARTTOGGLE: terminate program instead of restarting it
- parameter "REM=" is displayed as window title
- recognition for D5530 module
- fixed: CLIP
- fixed: name/password for standard settings
- as beta: ".at" script accepted by CONFIG.exe/"Extern"
- adjustments for ZTE modem

* 5.2 2009-06-20
- shorter intervals for signal strength queries (MOD=F)
- calling line parameter "MUTE"
- adjustments for Option GE
- fixed: update query
- program end when no connection: not active during "connection to be avoided"
- send PIN before netlock determination (required for Huawei)
- initial position in context menu if "Minimize instead of termination"
- adjustments for activating of Novatel module
- adapted download standard settings because of new Wiki version

* 5.1 2009-05-11
- checkbox for "program termination instead of standby mode"
- device recognition for Ericsson module in LG X110
- foreign characters in standard settings
- bugfix: combobox at 120 dpi
- predefined action for close button
- minor adjustments for homezone query
- PIN dialogue adjusted due to Ericsson firmware error
- device recognition for Option GI210
- recognition for Samsung module: single port mode

* 5.0 2009-04-01
- adjustments for network analysis with Qualcomm devices
- structural reorganized COFIG.exe
- provider standard settings can be downloaded
- select dial-up connections from list
- "COM=;NONE" for dial-up connection via same port
- do not use com port: "COM=NONE" - user-defined initialization commands: "DEVI="
- opmode selection for Ericsson modules
- bugfix: SMS reception with wrong initialized modem
- parallel start of CONFIG.exe
- countdown also available for connection
- PLMN query with Novatel emulation
- download standard settings directly from MWconn Wiki
- adjustments for MWconn Stick
- sending of SMS from directory sms_send\sms_*
- new: simple SMS manager in CONFIG.exe
- IPC command for query of executable path

* 4.7 2009-02-24
- adaptions for Qualcomm Gobi module (e.g. HP un2400)
- connect using Option NDIS without NDIS commands
- bugfix for deactivated graphics compression
- bugfix for detection of Novatel module in DELL PCs
- bugfix for network names based on UTF-16 codes
- command-line parameter SILENTINSTALL for UMTSGPRS.exe
- parameter "DEV=" for manual device type selection

* 4.6 2008-12-04
- graphics compression now on tab "Connection"
- battery status displayed as tray icon
- added parameter "MOD=O" to CONFIG.exe/View
- extended file name for SMS transmission: "MWCONN_SMS_*"
- at "MOD=D", data volume is displayed too
- "COM=" accepts Linux devices, e.g. /dev/ttyUSB2
- now adapted for Linux/wine
- external commands also available at program start
- included prepaid query in CONFIG.exe
- for "no APN": APN=NONE
- bugfix for window position with taskar above
- switch for window/mini window added to context menu
- added to menu: "Mute"
- system beep replaced by WAV output
- SMS input folder can be activated: "sms_in"
- can be switched: connect by NDIS command (MOD=N)
- new parameter "CONA=SE"
- parameter SMSC for short message service center

* 4.5 2008-10-04
- fixed: connect with Option GI0225
- parameter "INSTANCE=" for parallel running MWconn programs
- network analysis also for "2G only" and "3G only"
- port setting "NoLinksys" for local device search
- adjustment for UTF-16 coded network names
- parameter "SDLY=" start delay
- time-controlled connection termination

* 4.4 2008-08-08
- "IPC=ALLUSERS" -> IPC write access for all users
- MOD=Z -> delete external APN initialization
- fixed: rounding error in data volume counter
- automatic detection for Sierra module "HP hs2300"
- automatic detection for Novatel module "Toshiba SM-Bus Minicard"

* 4.3 2008-05-28
- adaptions for SMS transmission with Huawei E270
- revised: session time counter
- adaptions for Option devices which don't have dial-up interface

* 4.2 2008-04-11
- standby reaction with U530 and U630
- logging function improved (RasDial)
- optional: terminate connection when outside the homezone
- fixed: CONFIG.exe/External/Browse
- changes in connecting if using Linksys-Router
- more distinct message if wrong PIN
- LAC and CID displayed if using Huawei devices
- English manual added (PDF)

* 4.1 2008-02-25
- network analysis in CONFIG.exe
- new frontend CONTROL.exe for run as windows service
- fixed: connection log entry at Windows logoff
- manual reviewed

* 4.0 2008-02-12
- user interface reprogrammed completely
- window switching response improved
- executable shrinked by 30%
- external commands can be started when phone ring received
- adaption for Sierra Aircards
- adjustable start delay
- start as system service (see CONFIG.exe, "Start/End")
(because of security restrictions no GUI visible with Vista)
- green mini window when GPRS (aktivated with MOD=O)

* 3.11 2008-01-09
- replaced "Close menu"
- tray icon reappears after explorer has been restarted
- new connect icon (for icon types 3 to 6)
- internal additions for customized versions
- adaptations for changed screen resolutions
- can be started minimized directly
- adaptation for UMTS USB stick Option GI0225 (beta)
- slight improvements for Novatel cards without DLL

* 3.10 2007-12-07
- select target directory by "DIR="
- send device command through IPC interface
- new menu entry for manual connect
- load prepaid credit using SMS also
- parameter "USSD=" replaced by "PPQ="
- new parameter "PPC=" for new prepaid credit

* 3.9 2007-11-07
- login name and password obfuscated
- shared memory interface for external programs
- additional tray icon (classic shape)
- graphics compression can be deactivated for T-Mobile.de
- adjustments for shutdown problems
- parameter update for new O2.de homezone detection
- integrated installation procedure
- comment line in configuration file
- black-and-white icon switch for vista too
- detection for DELL 3G module added

* 3.8 2007-09-11
- start of shell commands also possible at program end
- selectable appearance for the tray icon
- further adjustments for standby initiation

* 3.7 2007-08-20
- coloured icon
- extra icon for speed gauge
- adaptions for Option GPRS card
- corrections for standby initiation

* 3.6 2007-07-25
- connection statistics as semigraphics
- connection monitoring by DNS ping
- external shell command can be executed after every reconnect
- click reaction of tray icon has been improved

* 3.5 2007-06-18
- reset for online time counter in CONFIG.exe
- test for wrong "Extra initialization commands"
- USSD command for prepaid query can be changed now
- correct window position if task bar at left screen border
- subsequent processes are being restartet after standby
- file "sms1.txt" for output of last SMS content

* 3.4 2007-05-31
- adaptions for Linksys router WRT54G3G (beta)
- adjustments for hibernate state with Novatel cards

* 3.3 2007-05-24
- resuming program when terminating hibernate status
- homezone detection adapted for Vodafone.de
- graphics compression may be deactivated (not all networks)
- dynamic tray icons now available on vista
- menu entry "Disconnect now" has been split up

* 3.2 2007-05-10
- optional warning when using a not listet network
- homezone indicator
- prevents hibernate status while connectet
- repaired: window fold up at move operations
- minor adaptions for Novatel cards

* 3.1 2007-04-30
- now sums up and displays online time
- warning when exceeding online time
- online/offline shown more noticable
- syntax of "DAY=" parameter has been changed slightly

* 3.0 2007-04-12
- now introduced: context menu
- program end by context menu or 2 sec. right-click
- retrieve and charge prepaid credit
- mode of operation can be changed by menu, without restarting the program
- new context menu function: online check for new version

* 2.8 2007-03-26
- newer Option HSDPA modems now being recognized automatically
- thread priorities have been changed slightly

* 2.7 2007-02-10
- repaired PIN query for Colt 129 card

* 2.6 2007-02-05
- now using "NwtGatewayDLL", if installed
- SMS reception while connected, now for Novatel cards too
- introduced new save parameter "%3" for SMS commands
- SMS can be sent by batch jobs

* 2.5 2007-01-17
- repaired startup error in CONFIG.exe

* 2.4 2007-01-15
- new button in CONFIG.exe for to determine netlocks
- added to manual: start MWconn as service, VNC usage

* 2.3 2007-01-05
- hints if there are parameters missing in CONFIG.exe
- new command combinations for SMS-to-PC remote control
- MWconn can be controlled by external programs

* 2.2 2007-01-01
- PC remote control by SMS
- simple service terminal in CONFIG.exe
- service log "servilog.txt" can be activated
- revision of MWconn manual

* 2.1 2006-12-20
- reset button for data volume counter
- volume counter now endles too, if selected
- PIN query dialogue, invoked if PIN is necessary and not stored
- repaired: unexpected program end while network determination

* 2.0 2006-12-14
- new unser interface for program configuration: CONFIG.exe
- new file names connlog.txt and sms.txt instead of MWconn_x

* 1.11 2006-11-18
- warning if exceeding data volume

* 1.10 2006-11-02
- adjustments for ExpressCard XU870

* 1.9 2006-10-26
- select and display GPRS or UMTS for Huawei cards

* 1.8 2006-10-16
- scriptability: program parameters can be given
- determination for Huawei card (partially supported)
- connection may be active at program start (not if Novatel card)

* 1.7 2006-10-09
- adjustments for huawei card (beta, without mode selection)
- simple reconnect by right-click for 2 seconds
- program main window shrinked a little
- executable file shrinked significantly
- program can be updated by starting new version in same directory

* 1.6.1 2006-10-01
- repaired bug in combination "UMTSGPRS"

* 1.6 2006-09-29
- selectable: name of network connection entry
- user name and password for the network connection
- SMS reception can be activated

* 1.5 2006-09-13
- adaption to Acer UMTS module
- time controlled: program end, shutdown or reboot

* 1.4 2006-09-03
- optional warning beeps for radio network change and radio cell change
- repaired: modem selection at automatic network connection entry generation
- newly adapted: Option Colt 129
- trial: adaptation for Sony Ericsson UMTS phone (K600i)

* 1.3 2006-08-17
- tray icon representation improved
- ping command by API instead of shell ping command

* 1.2 2006-08-15
- mini window in front of the Windows start button
- tray icon supplied with gauges
- adaption for Novatel U740
- cell id displayed, if supportet by pc card
- active connection test by "smart ping"

* 1.1 2006-07-25
- adaption for Option GT MAX
- round option for data volume; connection log
- repaired: roaming with Novatel U630

* 1.0 2006-07-14
- dynamic interface determination (COM port)
- adjustable connection error tolerance
- bilingual: English and German
- some little bugs have been eliminated

* 0.9 2006-04-25
- new: mini window possible at upper screen border too
- repaired: reset of volume counter while in session mode

* 0.8.2 2006-04-11
- improved reaction to frozen UMTS connections

* 0.8.1 2006-04-08
- bug in volume counter when starting the program parallelly: fixed
- PDF manual via Ghostscript (-> smaller)

* 0.8 2006-04-04
- upload and download speed in kBytes/s
- used data volume in kBytes
- optional Morse beep for signal strength
- automatic connetion start and termination
- automatic start for browser and ping commands
- automatically reconnect if errors or freezes occured
- automatically generate the network connection entry

* 0.7 2006-03-25
- speed in kBytes/s
- values displayed on the taskbar as well
- StayOnTop window on top of the taskbar
- determination of receivable networks
- automatic and manual network selection
- improved automatic com port determination
- adaptation for Novatel cards U530 and U630

* 0.5 2006-03-08
- permanently displayed: mode (UMTS/GPRS) and radio network name
- precise signal strength in percent and dBm
- manual and automatic selection of mode of operation
- automatic APN determination
- automatic com port determination
- Option 3G QUAD supported

* 0.4 2006-02
- rudimentary initialization and dial-up functionality
- publication by mail only
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