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Can't connect DB 102 ADSL modem

I am running network for broadband connection. All the other PC which run with Windows XP OS has not problem to connect to internet. However, there is one PC run on Windows ME OS, can't connect to internet. Is there any solution or any setting I need to configure so that I can get my PC connect to internet (I mean broadband)?

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Re: can't connect DB 102 ADSL modem

Dear kcpau

You need to set the internet connection manually on Windows Me. Go to Control Pannel, select Network connections and follow options to select LAN settings. You might need someone to walk you through the steps.

Consider upgrading your ME to XP; Windows ME is unstable on networks and may trouble you to drinking. It is ultimately best. If you start upgrading it, XP will automatically put on the internet if you have your IP addresses already set, or will ask you to punch in IP addresses at the end, then you are done.

Good luck.

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