Seems like Mines is trying to use GPRS/Edge network while connected to the
USB instead of the local network.
We all know the issue with 'hearing' the data transfer when your phone is to
close to the computer speakers. When I try to Access the Web while
connected via USB I can hear the data being transferred.
If I go to Settings, Connections, Connections, Advanced Tab, Select Network,
and change the First Drop Down to My Work Network (from My ISP) I can
connect via USB with no issues.
Though the other guy here does not have to do anything.
Its like it does not know its connected locally and to use the My Work