Connect old Thinkpad laptop (with internal dial up modem) to internet


Oct 9, 2006

I would imagine so.
A wifi usb dongle would work.

If your thinkpad is even older, with a pciemcia slot you can buy a wifi card.
I used a Belkin wireless N card in a IBM thinkpad T40.
Sep 23, 2018
Model number IBM-DJSA-220 Windows 2000 pro

I have Windows 10 on my other laptop. Can I update W2000 to W10 somehow?
My purpose for getting Thinkpad working is to burn DVDs on it instead of tying up my HP. Is this possible?

Depends on how you want to connect. There is WiFi, external modems you purchase (for the faster speeds we have now), modems you can rent from your ISP, etc. All of these will allow you to connect.

Or you can try the slower connect via that modem it has, it just will be a lot slower and you will need an ISP that allows for dial up.



That part number is a disk drive part number ... It is a 20GB disk drive part number. If that is really the disk in that laptop, you probably don't have enough disk space for Win10.
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
B Laptop Tech Support 0
Skhaloo Laptop Tech Support 1
J Laptop Tech Support 18
B Laptop Tech Support 2
P Laptop Tech Support 1
darren12341234 Laptop Tech Support 1
Coldheartednite Laptop Tech Support 8
Somlu1 Laptop Tech Support 7
O Laptop Tech Support 2
M Laptop Tech Support 0
S Laptop Tech Support 1
J Laptop Tech Support 0
H Laptop Tech Support 1
O Laptop Tech Support 1
R Laptop Tech Support 1
K Laptop Tech Support 2
M Laptop Tech Support 1
P Laptop Tech Support 1
K Laptop Tech Support 2
M Laptop Tech Support 3
Similar threads
Question Lenovo Ideapad 100m151BD-charging cable loose connection & body coming apart
Question Acer aspire not charging, it's model N19H1 and I have tried the battery reset and also removing all connected peripherals, please assist?
Question Need help connecting Old USB Harmon/Kardon SoundSticks and new 2021 Dell XPS laptop
Question Losing internet connection only when in browser.
Question Connected my laptop to an external monitor that is 144hz and it doesnt show the 144hz option what do i do.
Question Ethernet connected but getting "No internet access"
Question how to connect an asus c523n to an epson projector
Question Spark/fried display connection on laptop
Question steelseries arctis pro + gamedac not staying connected
Question I have internet connection but I cannot connect to the internet
Question Possible? Dual monitors with two different laptops connected to ThinkPad ThunderBolt port replicator
Solved! Lenovo Thinkpad won't stay HDMI connected to my Samsung Smart TV
My thinkpad only connects to an external monitor how can I get it to work without the external monitor
Connecting LG ultrawide monitor to Lenovo Thinkpad
I just bought a new Thinkpad. But, I have trouble to connect to the internet and e network security key.ask for th
i have thinkpad and windows 10 pro , connected a wifi but unable a open a website any browser so please healp me
How do you connect your microphone into the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 12?
Solved! How to connect a IBM Thinkpad 600 wireless
Thinkpad T40 wont connect to router