The Huawei USB modem also emulates a CD-ROM and have a SD card reader. In particular, the CD-Rom feature can be quite annoying when you only want to use the modem.

In order to enable disable the modem features, you need to connect to the modem; use any terminal program (like minicom in Linux or Putty in Windows) to connect to the modem. Once you’re connected successfully, you can use the following commands:

  • To enable modem and SD card reader (no CD-ROM):
  • Enable only modem:
  • Enable modem and CD-ROM (no SD card reader):
  • Enable everything: