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USB tethering lost after installing iphone configuration utility

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Luis Santos Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 10, 2012 3:36 AM

For the longest time I've been surfing on my Mac (on Lion) tethered to my iPhone (on iOS5). The "iPhone USB" service appears normal in the Network section of System Preferences. After I installed iPhone Configuration Utility (v3.4) the "iPhone USB" service just displays a red dot and I get a "Either the iPhone USB cable..." message.

 

I found a tip saying I can reboot my Mac holding down the "3" and "2" keys to run in 32-bit mode and this re-enabled the "iPhone USB" service. But this means I have to run 32-bit every time I need to tether?!? I tried uninstalling iPhone Config Utility but the problem persisted.

 

Is there something I'm missing?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
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