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Thinkpad R31 2656

Im having problems finding what typf of modem i have so i can install AOL is someone able to help me with this

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  • koolinc2 Oct 23, 2007

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Download and install this program: SiSoftware Sandra. This should tell you what sort of harware you have installed and lots more.

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Now if that is not the cas maybe you are incorrectly installing aol. Start up your aol. If it specifies broadband at login box change to dialup or go to setup and let aol automactically detect your modem. If problem still persists. Reinstall software when prompted make sure you select dialup. Now if you are using broadband and asking for dialup. Or go to the control panel and remove your modem driver, shut down and restart. It should put the modem back.  Any more questions post comment.

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