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I have a DSL line and my computer now thinks that i have dial up. This happened after i updated my computer with programs already installed on it.

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  • mcman772003 Jun 04, 2008

    I tried the solution that was suggested but it did not fix the problem. My computer is still not recognizing my dsl line. Thanks for trying and giving me a possible solution.

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    Mirko Martinović May 11, 2010

    What operating system do you have?
    Can you go on-line?


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Go into the control panel. select internet options. check the never dial a connection box. If there is a setup for a older dial up account go ahead and remove it. There is a delete option on the right after you select the account

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