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How to share my Huawei mobile broadband connection over my network

I bought an IMac and an iPhone and a Huawei mobile broadband modem. I shared the Huawei connection sucessfully over Airport and ethernet to my Iphone and my Toshiba laptop on Vista. Then I bought a Time Capsule and used ethernet cable to connect to iMac.

Now I cannot get my iPhone or laptop to share my iMacs's internet connection. It connects to Airport OK but Safari wont connect to internet. Toshiba reports no internet connection on ethernet or Airport.

Tried :-
1. unplugging ethernet cable from back of IMac, still no good.
2. turning power off to Time Capsule, still no good.
3. setting iPhone to join Time Capsule Airport Network, no good.
4. setting iPhone to connect to IMac Airport Network, no good.

Time Capsule Airport is set to issue DHCP and anything ethernet I plug in happily received an IP address eg my iPhone, my Toshiba laptop, my Pioneer Blue Ray. Huawei is set to highest priority in network preferences. Got latest software versions for iMac and Time Capsule, iPhone 2 software in iPhone.

How has Time Capsule disabled my internet sharing from Huawei-on-iMac to iPhone, even when it is unplugged and physically powered down ?

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Try uninstall the Time Capsule and then try.

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