Computer System Requirements

Microsoft Windows

Important: It is strongly recommended Windows XP be updated to Service Pack 3. This update will increase overall improvement to the performance of the computer.

  Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7
Processor

300 MHz 32-bit

Note:

64-bit is not supported

1 GHz 32-bit

1 GHz 64-bit

1 GHz 32-bit

1 GHz 64-bit

RAM 256 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Hard Drive Space 50 MB 50 MB 50 MB
Web Browser IE 5.5 IE 7 IE 8
OS Service Pack / Version Service Pack 2 or later Service Pack 0 or later Service Pack 0 or later
USB Version USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

 

Mac OS X

Important: Mac 10.7 (Lion) is not officially supported, but can work if Java Realtime is installed.

  Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
Processor Power PC G3 876 Mhz Intel
RAM 256 MB 512 MB 1 GB
Hard Drive Space 100 MB 120 MB 160 MB
Web Browser Safari Safari Safari
OS Service Pack / Version Version 10.4.11 or later Version 10.5.8 or later Version 10.6.4 or later
USB Version

USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port

 

Indicators

Indicator Lights

Use the following table to understand what status the indicator light is showing:

Light Status
Blinking green twice every 3 seconds Data stick is powered on
Blinking green once every 3 seconds 2G registration
Blinking blue once every 3 seconds 3G registration
Blinking red Data stick is powered on and searching for the SIM card
Solid red Data stick is powered on and searching for an available network (2G, 3G, 4G)
Solid Green Established 2G connection
Solid blue Established 3G connection
Off No power

Refer to the picture below to determine the location of the indicator light:

 

Memory Card

Access files on card

How to access files on a memory card from a computer

To view files on a memory card from a computer, follow these steps:

  1. From your computer, open the Start menu, and click on Computer.
  2. Double-click on the appropriate drive.
  3. Navigate to and access the desired files or folders.

Copy files from card to computer

How to copy files from a memory card to a computer

To copy files from a memory card to a computer, follow these steps:

  1. From your computer, open the Start menu, and click on Computer.
  2. Double-click on the appropriate drive.
  3. Drag and drop the desired files or folders to the desired location on your computer.

Copy files from computer to card

How to copy files from a computer to a memory card

To copy files from a computer to a memory card, follow these steps:

  1. From your computer, open the Start menu, and click on Computer.
  2. Double-click on the appropriate drive.
  3. Navigate to the desired folder on the memory card.
  4. In a separate window, navigate to the desired folders or files on your computer.
  5. Drag and drop the files from the computer's folder to the desired folder on the memory card.

Delete files on card

How to delete files on a memory card from a computer

To delete files on a memory card from a computer, follow these steps:

  1. From your computer, open the Start menu, and click on Computer.
  2. Double-click on the appropriate drive.
  3. Navigate to the desired folder on the memory card.
  4. Right-click on the file or folder you want to delete.
  5. Click Delete.
  6. Click Yes to confirm.

Insert/Remove card

How to insert or remove a memory card

To insert or remove a memory card, follow these steps:

  1. Open the microSD door on the side of the laptop stick.
  2. Insert the card as shown, and push it in until it locks into place.

    • Note: To remove a card that is already inserted, push in on the card slightly to unlock it and then slide it out of the microSD memory card slot.
  3. Close the microSD door and push it into place.

SIM card

Insert / Remove SIM card

How to insert or remove the SIM card

Related error: 'Insert SIM'

To insert

  1. Detach the SIM card from the card holder.
  2. Slide down and remove the back cover.
  3. Slide the SIM card into the slot (as shown below).

  4. Close the back cover.

To remove

  1. Slide down and remove the back cover.

  2. Slide the SIM card out of the slot (as shown below).


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