select the LAN Adapter option during the driver installation process (see instructions below).
Locate then double-click VZAM_126.96.36.199_2823b_Novatel551L_Win81.exe.
Typical location is File Explorer > Downloads.
When presented with the Select type of Wireless Network Driver screen, select LAN Adapter then click Next.
The Wireless Network Driver screen appears after the license agreement.
Complete the remaining steps of the driver and VZAccess Manager installation.
Ensure your USB modem is connected to the computer then open the VZAccess Manager app.
From the Windows desktop, navigate: Start menu icon > VZAccess Manager.
Allow several seconds for VZAccess Manager to detect the modem.
Verify the modem is operating in LAN Adapter mode then establish a connection to the Internet.