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How do you install a modem for the internet

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First do you have the following:
1. Modem & Software
2. Telephone line
3. Cables
4. Internet account

If Yes, then plug in the modem into the telephone line, the modem into the PC, power on the modem. The PC should then see the new device and install the drivers or ask you for the drivers. If latter, insert the driver disk that came with the modem.
Reboot.
I'm asumming your running XP....
goto "Connect to" - "Show all connections" (Or "Control Panel" - "Network Conections")
Select Create new connection",
Select "Connect to the internet" press next
Select "Set up my connection manually" press next
Select "Connect using a dail-up modem" press next
Enter a name for the connection, this can be anything you like.
Then just follow the instructions and enter the information supplied by your ISP (Internet Provider). This would include:Username, password & telephone access number.
Hit connect and you should be up and running.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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You open case
have comp turned completly off
install ethernet card into proper slot screw down
turn on comp goto control panel network setup wizard follow instructions from there

remember first your modem has to be recognized by your service provider first before you can get that connection and they give you the service to connect

say like cox qwest or other service provider

Posted on May 09, 2008

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