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New Computer I am purchasing a new computer. As a long time Cox user , do I need to do anything other than connect my modem? Install something?

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That all depends on if you get XP or Vista..most new systems come with Vista...
You shouldn't have to install anything, unless cox prefers you to use their software...

If you have a problem...feel free to contact me and we'll see what we need to do...

~~Jasta~~

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

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