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I have an acer notebook, all i can get is dial up, and i cant oit to work what am i doing wrong? do i not have a modem for dial up or what. dont understand why i cant get it to work

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Set the internet options to Never Dial A Connection. Tools -> Internet Options -> Connections.

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The modem settings can be accessed through the windows control panel as follows:

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If this solution is helpful please click 'YES' by 'Was this helpful?' below.

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Hello there,

You say you dont have a modem....but you want to connect via dial up?

Well ok, you need to do the following:

1. Contact an ISP (people like Virgin, Tiscali, TalkTalk, etc etc etc)
2. Sign up for the package you want.
3. They will send you a modem. It wont be for dial up but broadband.
4. Connect it and off you go.

However, if you REALLY want to use the internet using dial up you will have to go find an old cheap dial up modem.
BT, Tiscali and a few others do let you use a pay per min rate for dial up, but their is no one I know of that lets you get on line for nothing at all.

The only other service I have heared of was here:
http://www.connect4free.co.uk/
And even they charge 1p per min.

So if I were you.... go broadband as its faster and in the long run, cheaper.

If this has helped you please rate it so that I know.

Thank you.

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