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Do I need a modem card?

My Dell desktop computer won't allow me to access the internet because it has no dial-up modem. How do I put a dial-up modem in this computer? Do I just need some type of card? Thanks, Pam

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  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2009

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    sleepy_user May 11, 2010

    Are you trying to connect to the interent via a dial up connection or high speed?



    What is the model number for you dell?

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If you will be using a DIAL-UP internet for that computer, you really need a PCI dial modem for it and it will come with a setup CD that you need to run to that computer so all software will be installed for that dial up modem and that should be it....

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Setting up Your Internet Connection To connect to the Internet, you need a modem or network connection and an Internet Service provider (ISP).
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  2. Double-click the ISP icon on the Microsoft® Windows® desktop.

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