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Can I get the internet on compaq armada 1700 laptop?

This laptop is either (aI think) a Microsoft windows nt or a 95.It says DESIGNED FOR on the computer. It is a compaq armada 1700. Is therre a place to plug in a dsl cable for the internet on it or what? It has a small spce on it but to me it looks like a place for a telephone line. I got this used hoping that I would be able to get on the internet with it. There uis NO instruction manual with it at all. Help!

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  • lonnie Feb 19, 2013

    i know what you mean because i am having the same problem and i cant connect to the internet and i aint got no wifi

  • lonnie Feb 19, 2013

    i know what you mean because i cant connect to the internet even with the ethernet cord and i cant conect to the internet with wifi

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That phone line will only be for actual phone lines.. as it will be a modem.

If the lappy has an ethernet port (slightly larger than a phone port, but looks the same) you could use that with an ethernet cable to a DSL modem. (the modem has the phone wire plugged into it)

Most laptops have an ethernet port, but yours might be a bit too old perhaps? If that's the case, you can buy either a USB to ethernet adapter (but you might not have that either) or a PCMCIA ethernet card. The latter will definitely work for you, and can be bought second hand VERY cheaply... if not for nothing.

I really hope it has something a bit newer than '95 though... otherwise just getting the internet to work could be a problem. Good luck!

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