Dial Up Connection

Forum discussion tagged with Dial Up Connection.
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    Dial up to Ethernet Adapters

    I currently have satellite internet, and I'm looking to have a dial up connection as back up in case it goes out. My computer only has an Ethernet port, so I'm wondering if there are any adapters I can use. If such a thing exists, how do they work, and where would be the best place to buy one?
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    Connect old Thinkpad laptop (with internal dial up modem) to internet

    Have old IBM Thinkpad that has the internal dial up modem and want to connect to internet. Can it be done? How?
  3. Lutfij

    How To Turn On The Dialup Modem On IBM Thinkpad Laptops

    Prior to the very popularity of Lenovo we all knew the company under the name of IBM. We’ve come a long since the early 2000’s where wireless connectivity was merely in its infancy and dial up connections ruled supreme. In this day and age access to wireless connectivity and blazing fast...
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    How to connect a laptop tat uses wifi & screen is busted...too old Toshiba Armada window laptop that is dial up only? Got vga

    I no nothing about computers! Friend has busted screen on wifi laptop xp. I got old dial up only Toshiba Armada windows that works. Connect both with vga 15pin cable so wifi laptop can us Toshiba screen. Doesn't seem to work. Any ideas??? Thanks
  5. ARICH5

    is this a good thing?

    ive been on the internet since...i dunno...AOL-dial up. and when youtube came on the scene it repalced mtv videos. anyways i just got a google email address and i find i can comment on any youtube thing i want! may not be a big deal to you young people but it is to me. no moderators in youtube...
  6. ShadowsVoid

    Problems with Logitech Speakers

    Hi, I recently bought the Logitech Z506s 5.1 surround speakers and I'm experiencing some problems. First off, the rear speakers are not working when I play music or anything on the web, but they work in the 5.1 surround sound test... Second, the bass from the sub woofer is rather weak. when I...
  7. viveknayyar007

    I Don’t Want Winamp Player to Communicate with Internet

    If you have a dial-up connection, or a broadband connection with limited downloading facility, you would definitely want to prevent the Winamp player installed on your computer from communicating with the Internet. Since every time when the Winamp player communicates with the Internet it...
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    RTV5040 Setup menu doesn't show options to switch from dial-up to ethernet.

    Inherited a Replay TV 5040 from my daughter. I dont have a phone jack near the DVR but I do have ethernet. I've gone through the network settings but only option is to select another phone number. Also, I never get to the quick setup screen to configure the basic settings. Anyone know what's...
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    Chrome's content filter flawed?

    Hello, I use Chrome's built in content filter to filter out images and plug-ins in order to speed up my web surfing (I go by dial up out here in the boonies.) and for personal reasons as well. But oddly enough an occasional image or ad will slip by and I really wonder why? I've checked my...
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    Help with dial up

    I need help with my dial up component on my acer laptop
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    Portable video/photo storage with no PC

    Hello, I will be travelling overseas where there is no 3G/4G nor wifi (only dial up) so cloud-based is not an option (imaging transferring 4GB on dial up). So what are my options? I have a laptop but it's old and bulky (and heavy). I'm thinking of buying a new portable light laptop but don't...
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    Is my computer sellable?

    I bought an old computer. I think it's got Windows from the mid to late 1990's. All I have available is dial-up service...and it constantly and immediately drops the connection. Then I found out it has a dead battery and they don't manufacture them anymore. Is this computer sellable or should I...
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    Unbelievable: 3.5 Million People Still Pay For AOL Dial-up

    You know what this means? Grandpa likes porn. Unbelievable: 3.5 Million People Still Pay For AOL Dial-up : Read more
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    Laptop says "device driver not located"

    Hello, Model: A535 v2premier laptop - has been in Mom's storage for about 5 yrs. I can't get it connected - it keeps asking for dial-up (can't get that setting off), so I can't take it to the library and use it. Help a very NON- IT lady get this laptop to connect to WIFI? Thank you!
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    Dial-up internet connection via bluetooth and mobile phone

    whats the network support for sonyericsson ck15i?tnx
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    Donated Packard B.,Win XP, Prof. Ed.owner purchased 07-18-2003, He forgot passwo

    Hello, Prof. Edition owner purchased 07-18-2003, He forgot password can't remember. Only available is password for dial-up service to connect. What to do, open PC , how??? Please help. UPC 7 35858... Pack. 10-23-2002. Thanks !
  17. R

    NetZero wireless outgoing mail server settings in Outlook

    Hello, I have a NetZero E-mail account using Outlook 2000. I recently switched from dial-up to wireless internet access using Optimum WiFi and a router. Now I can only receieve E-mail but cannot send. I know it has something to do with the outgoing server settings, because I keep getting a...
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    Laptop Gaming: Graphics and Monitor Solutions

    Hello, I use laptop to game due to my dial up access I often travel to Net cafe's for patching etc. Does it make any sense at all to go with a power packed laptop with a small screen and then hook up to an external monitor? If so will this tax a laptops processor/memory/graphics to much to...
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    Pavilion laptop no dial up modem help!!

    HP Pavilion dv6t-2100 CTO Entertainment Notebook PC ok i just bought this laptop and like a idiot i figured it would have a dial up modem but it doesnt and i live in a very rural area so its a must. Does anyone know if i can get and install a internal modem and if so can u show me where to...
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    use dial up 56 kb on alienware 17x

    Hi ,i may need to use dialup will my alien m17x connect as there is only one port for dsli ?
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    Do I have a Virus???

    First let me say that I'm condemned to using dial-up Internet access, availability, cost and access are not in my favor for broadband access! The problem: About a week ago I noticed activity on the modem when I didn't have any programs loaded (web browser, mail, etc.) that would be using the...
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    Gateway laptops modem install

    I need a modem in my laptop to connect to dial-up.
  23. exfileme

    Earthlink Trying to Keep Dial-Up Customers

    Believe it or not, there are still customers out there somewhere accessing the Internet via a 56K modem.These subscribers normally reside in rural areas and other locations where broadband doesn't--or simply can't--access. That's where ISPs such as Eart Earthlink Trying to Keep Dial-Up...
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    Caller ID over my computer

    I am looking fora free software that someone uses that allows my computer the ability to have caller ID pop up telling me who is calling me before I have to answer the phone. If someone knows of such software please let me know. I prefer s/w where I DON'T NEED TO USE A DIAL-UP MODEM. Thx
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    Comcast's Blazing Fast Internet Is Half The Speed Of DSL

    Chicago (IL) - Comcast has begun to quietly, but very aggressively pitch an "economy tier" Internet service to its customers - a service that is generally "not recommended", but squarely aimed at dial-up users and perhaps one or the other DSL Internet... Comcast's Blazing Fast Internet Is Half...
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    Time Warner To Split AOL In Two, Beats Estimates

    Time Warner said it would split AOL's dial-up Internet and advertising businesses into separate divisions by early 2009 and reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit, citing strong cable advertising sales and films like "Sex and the City. Time Warner To Split AOL In Two, Beats...
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    RTV2003 dial up fails

    Archived from groups: alt.video.ptv.replaytv (More info?) I have a RTV2003 that has not connected to the replaytv serves since late 1998. There is no listing of phone numbers to dial but I am able to input various local as well as the replaytv 800 number in the dialing prefix and it will...
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    Network socket error

    Archived from groups: alt.video.ptv.replaytv (More info?) I've been trying to set up my new 5504 using dial-up, but after 5-10 minutes I keep getting this 'Connection Failed' 'ReplayTV was unable to connect to the ReplayTV service to get local phone numbers and tv channels.' and then it...
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    problem with series1 pvr10uk resetting.

    Archived from groups: alt.video.ptv.tivo (More info?) ok. igotta problem with my tivo, and no earthly clue about how to go about diagnosing / fixing it. i have a pvr10uk. every dayit starts to dial up. then the picture onscreen starts to pixelate *badly*, then it starts to become...
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    2nd Unit for $6.95?

    Archived from groups: alt.video.ptv.replaytv (More info?) Ok, I've been holding back getting a 2nd unit for a while. According to the Replay web site, a 2nd unit for $6.95 a month can be added to an existing unit that already has a lifetime sub (which includes all the older units like the...
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    IBM 600e with Linux for my mother who needs dial-up

    Archived from groups: comp.sys.laptops (More info?) I have an ancient IBM Thinkpad 600e running Slackware 9.1 works great. It's my 'backup machine' and I never use it. Sits in the closet. I want to give it to my 80 year old mother who only needs a machine to surf and e-mail. She has dial-up...
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    How Do the Get-It-Now Charges Work?

    Archived from groups: alt.cellular.verizon (More info?) If I use the dial up download features on my LG 4400 phone to download Get-It-Now apps, do the charges simply appear on my next phone bill? Thanks MikeS
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    Virus removal

    I'm pretty sure I have a worm/virus on my system because I keep getting that "RPC" message and then Windows (XP) initiates a countdown and tells me to save any unsaved data. I thought it might be that WormBlaster virus, so I downloaded the removal tool from Symantec's website and ran it and it...
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    nVidia Drivers

    I have a GeForce4 video card and would like to update to the latest drivers. The problem is, I have a "dial-up" connection, and, the driver is 18.8MB in size. Does anyone know of a way to get the updated drivers on a cd or something????
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    Anyone ever had this happen?

    I installed a free version of AOL 7.0 onto one of my machines for Dial up access. Ever since I can't play BF1942. It starts to load, screen goes black like normal, then goes back to the desktop and I hear the "idiot ding," a window pops up fo about 1 millisecond and disapears. So needless to...
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    Rockwell Drivers

    I was using "Rockwell HCF 56K Speakerphone modem." It was working fine untill it started throwing an error message. When I go to dial up connection, enter the username and password and click on 'Connect' button, it says "Could not find a country, Please select a country" But the problem is that...