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Connecting to Internet using a dial-up modem

I have an HSP56 micromodem in my computer (Pentium 4 running windows XP) on COM3. According to device manager the modem is working properly, but when I try to set up a new connection to connect to the internet I find that the wizard does not allow me the choice of connecting using the dial-up modem, only using a broadband connection, which I don't have. When I add a dial-up & virtual network I get an error message:
Can't load Remote Access Connection Manager service, with an Error 711 - configuration error on computer is preventing this connection

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Can you connect that modem first, to a phone line, and run a telnet or dial connection from control panel or accessory ?

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Does not connect 2 internet


Are you getting any error messages? Is your computer plugged directly into a modem, or is it connected directly to a router. Is the computer connecting to the internet using a wireless network card? If connected directly to the modem, shut off the modem, wait a few seconds and restart; also reboot your computer. If that does not work, go into device manager If you're running windows xp - it can be found by going into control panel - system - device manager and see if your network card is listed without any x's or other markings which indicate a problem with the device. If your network card is indicated with no markings, and it is not working, try downloading and reinstalling the drivers for your system's network connection device (you can get that from your system's support page). If your plugged into a router, or if your connecting to the internet via wifi, try shutting off and restarting the router. Reboot your computer and see if that works. If not, you might need to download and install a firmware upgrade for the router. This is relatively simple, and the instructions and appropriate download file can be found at your router manufacturer's support page. Try these and see which works. Good luck!

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TEMAB COMPUTERS ICT

You moving to the world of internetworking, as in you connecting your system with a dial up or modem so you can access the internet from your home, office and everywhere you may be the following are to be considered .
1. A computer. In order to use dial-up you must make sure not only that you have a computer but that it is going to work with your dial-up service. Some ISP's do not require that you install any software to get connected, so just about any computer would work. However, if they do require that you download their software or run a CD to start their service, you need to make sure that their software is compatible with your service.
For example, your computer may not have a CD drive if it's a compact laptop. Or perhaps you have an older operating systems like Windows 95 or 98. Many installations are not compatible with these older computers. If you have a Mac or Linux computer, you must make sure that the ISP will be compatible with it, or it might not work. If you are using the modem that came with the computer you have to make sure that the modem is installed or updated enough that it will not cause slow connections. Check with a computer technician if you are not sure there is a modem or that it's in good working order.
2. A modem. If your computer does not have a modem, or you wish to use a separate external modem, make sure that it is the correct type of modem. It must be a dial-up modem--broadband modems will not work. Also make sure that your modem is going to be compatible with the services you would like to have on your dial-up. For example, if you would like to add an Internet Call-waiting feature on your dial-up service, you need to have a V.92 standard computer. Otherwise you will not be able to be notified of incoming calls while you are online. Also, if the modem is not in proper working order, for example, it is missing it's latest driver software or has been damaged or corrupted, you will not be able to use it. Thirdly, if the modem is too old and does not have the latest standard, it may not connect as fast as a new one would, so if you know your modem is not V.92, you may need to get a new one so you can get better connection speeds.
3. A land-line telephone. This means your phone line must be an analog phone--cable phones, digital phones, and (usually) cellphones will not work. Dial-up uses analog phone lines because of how it converts and transmits information. It's just like a normal telephone. If you try to use dial-up on any other type of phone, you will get an error connecting because the modem cannot detect the analog dial-tone. Check with your phone provider if you are not sure if it is compatible to dial-up. Also, keep in mind that you will not be able to use your phone and the Internet at the same time, so if you wish to keep your phone line free for telephone calls, you may need to add a second line to your home. However, if you don't want two lines, simply add call waiting and caller ID to you land line and if you have a V.92 modem, you should be notified of incoming calls while you're online.
4. A telephone cord. This may sound silly, but some people do forget about this step. In order to have Internet through dial-up, you must have a phone cord attached from the back of the modem or the back of your computer to the phone jack in the wall. You might want to get a splitter so your phone line can share the phone jack with your computer, or you might be able to connect your computer to your phone or vice versa, using the "line in" and "line out" jacks on the phone or on the back of the computer.
Another important thing to keep in mind is that your telephone cord needs to be as short as possible. Any cord longer than 6 feet could affect your ability to connect to the Internet, or affect how fast you can connect. The longer the cord the more likely you are to have slow or dropped connections. Also, you may need to get a back up phone cord in case the cord you intend to use is damaged. If you buy a new modem, an extra phone cord is usually included.
After all that then you can move to meet an Internet service provider to have their modem or dial up. and their setup for the dial up giving to you. From there have a wonderful browsing and meting people


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on Apr 30, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Hp compaq dc5100 mt pz581ua ethernet drivers


TRY THESE DRIVERS

MODEM_AND_HP_WIRELESS_ASST

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INTEL_PRO_WIRELESS

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Can't connect to internet, modem not found


right click on m computer- properties- hardware-device manager- check and see if you have anything with a yellow ! or ? or if you have anything listed under Modems. sounds liek you need the drivers installed-

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=PLX_PNT_P4_GX260&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=

click the + by communications and download the 3 listed and install on your home pc

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XP wont connect to internet through Sky Sagem Router


NO Internet
· reinstall drivers first including the network adapters.
· power cycle the modem and router (turn-off the modem and router, and wait for 10-15 seconds before powering on the modem first, then wait for 3-4 solid lights before you turn-on the router; check a website, or else
· bypass router (by directly connecting your computer to the modem)
· checked a website
· checked the IP address by clicking start button for winXP, click run and type cmd, on the c:> prompt type ipconfig then hit enter, get the IP: if the IP address starts with 169.254.x.x…the type ipconfig /renew…or else type first ipconfig /release, then type ipconfig /renew.
· If media is disconnected, check the modem cable that runs at the back of the computer, unplugged and plug it back, or try other cat 5/ modem cable.
· Check the device manager for network adapter (is properly working), by right click on my computer, click on properties, and click on hardware tab, and click hardware manager button, click the plus sign next network adapters, makes sure there is no markings such ? ! or X marks, or else install the device manager for the Ethernet card.
· Type Ping google.com, check if the it receives and sends packet, if it does, then check the browser…
· Check browser settings, delete cookies, temp files on general tab…(click on tools->internet options), click on the connections tab, the make sure it is “never dial a connection”, check the LAN settings, make sure that there is no marks or checks on the boxes..click ok. Click on the advanced tab, click on the button “restore defaults”. Hit apply and ok. Close the browser, and open it up again and check for online website.
· Once connected, install back the router, if the there is no website shown, please your router brand support line for the reconfiguration of the router.

Apr 27, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Changing my IP using existing netgear DG834 x 3 modem


Changing IP is automatic when you switch providers. If you're question is actually changing internet connection using existing modem then it's a different story altogether.

First, using Tadaust as your internet requires a username and a password for a dial up connection and a DSL PPPoE connection. You need this information before you can try to connecto Tadaust.

I am not sure if you are trying to make a dial up connection or DSL connection but both can be done on XP by going to Start -> Network Connection -> Create a new connection and then follow the instructions. Almost the same procedure on Vista.

Here's a link to Tadaust support page which might be helpful to you -> http://www.tadaustconnect.org.au/support/

Dec 18, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Compaq Presario.Pentium 4, Vista Windows Home basic. Model SR504OAN Purchased 2007, My son Had Broadband only. Want to use dialup. How do I assertain whether it has an internal modem. On Modems in...


Ok. You want to setup a new Dial up connection.

First, you need to call a service provider and sign up for service with them. Here are a few companies.
  • AT&T Dial - 1-800-524-8500
  • Netzero - 1-888-349-0029 or online
  • People PC - 1-877-947-3327 offer code WEB6
Netzero provides 10 hours free per month with ads.

Personaly, I've had People PC and their customer service is great. On the contrary, I've had Netzero and their wait is at least 2 minutes for a representative. AT&T has also a good customer service.
The service provider you choose is up to you. All of these companies offer speeds of 56Kbps, which is the fastest you can get with dial up. People PC and Netzero offer "internet accelerators".

After choosing, they will send you a CD or you can download their software online.
Click here for PeoplePC.
Click here for Netzero.
At&T does not have their software online.
You already have an internal modem so just install the program and thats it.
Hope this helps.

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Modem in use


Try the following:

-Open the Control Panel
-Open System
-Click on Device Manager
-Click on Modems
-Highlight and right click on the listed modem
-Select Uninstall

Close out anything open and Restart.

IF (!) Windows is cooperating, it should 'find a new device' and reinstall the Winmodem (it's only software and a little telephone line matching).

If Windows fails to recognize the 'new device,' you will have to manually reinstall it via the 'add new hardware' path in the Control Panel.

As with any Windows stuff - rotsa ruck!

May 08, 2008 | E-Machines T6528 PC Desktop

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A recent mac laptop with Tiger & bootcamp/win XP will connect to the internet via a Netgear DG834G adsl modem with ethernet cable in tiger & XP but only in xp with wireless. Any advice? JL


If I understand you correctly you have an Intel based MAC, with the boot-camp boot manager, so you can choose to boot either from the native MAC OS or from Windows XP.

The system works fine from the MAC OS, but the (wired) ethernet does not work from XP.

1) When you boot into XP mode, the XP operating system is in
charge and the MAC OS is dormant.

2) Check the XP device manager to see if the ethernet NIC
(network device) is properly installed and if the device
drivers are functioning.

From Windows XP:

Right click My Computer ==> Properties => Hardware ==>
==> Device Manager ==> Network Adapters =>
==> Your network controller

Right click on your network controller ==> properties

Check the device status !!!

2) If the device is NOT working properly, you may need to
download and install a device driver for this card.

3) If the device IS working properly, you may need to run
the NETWORK SETUP WIZARD from the control panel:

START ==> Control Panel ==> Network Setup Wizard ==>
==> Next.

4) Assuming you are connecting to DSL with a login password,
use the: "My computer connect to the internet through a
modem" option.

If your DSL is always on, or if you use a local router to
connect to the DSL modem (the router does the work)

Then you choose the: "My computer connects to the
internet through another computer or a residential gateway"
option.

Martin

Apr 22, 2008 | PC Desktops

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