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Need a phone # to connect to firefox or chrome using dial-up [on hold]

My sister has dial-up only. No cable available. I downloaded firefox, and chrome for her using my cable, but we cannot get either to work with her phone, because we do not have an access # to enter ...
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Dial-Up “Network Logon” Remember Password for non-users

So I setup my 2 dial up connections so anybody can log into them: Which brings you to a screen with a username/password prompt (for the connections). However the issue is, I don't want it to ...
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Can I specify credentials in a .pbk phonebook file or as a paremeter to rasphone.exe?

I want to use rasphone.exe to connect to a VPN. It requires PAP/unauthenticated password, which I've already configured in my .pbk file, though I can't figure out how to pre-define the credentials ...
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Automatically connect to 3G dialup connection

I have a notebook with an internal 3G modem (a HUAWEI Mobile Connect) which appears to the system as a dialup modem. When I want to connect to the Internet, I need to open the charms bar, click ...
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Method to automatically dial a phone number (NOT like an autodialer)

I am working on a security camera system as a favour for some people I know. One aspect of the system is that, once movement is detected, a phone number is called (I am not trying to spam call anyone ...
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Where are RAS (Dial-up / PPP / PPPoE) passwords saved on Windows?

I recently replaced the hard drive in a Windows XP system, and installed Windows 7 on a new drive. The old installation is no longer accessible (I cannot boot to the old XP install). I did make a ...
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Windows 8 64bit, failed to connect to internet through dialup connection

i am using windows 8 64 bit, and using MTS Mblaze Ultra (zte ac2791), internet is connected through dial up (Using model named 'USB Modem FFFE'), so its always get connected as wished, but sometimes ...
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Automatically dial the default Internet connection at Windows startup [duplicate]

How can I configure Windows 7 to automatically dial the default dial-up Internet connection as soon as a user logs in? I use a dial-up connection for accessing the Internet, and I don't want to ...
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Why does Internet Explorer go offline when my dial up connection is offline, even if I am connected to wifi?

Whenever I open Internet Explorer I get this error : "The webpage is unavailable because you are offline". I have to disable Work Offline mode every time. It only started doing this after I added a ...
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Security of a dial-up connection

If you have two machines with Windows XP, you can setup a "dial-up" connection between the two using a standard land phone line. I imagine the same can be done on Windows 7, and most other Operating ...
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Why did dialup modems make noise?

I know that the signal was just tone pulses but why was it when (back in the 90s) when you first connected to the internet you heard a bunch of funny noises. After that if you were to use the ...
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Is there any way to answer a phone call using a dial-up modem?

Lately, we've been getting a LOT of telemarketers and spammers calling our home line, evn though we're entered in the national Do Not Call directory. The other day, I unearthed a Pentium 1 in my ...
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i want my computer to dial a connection directly without me clicking on dial / connect if the connection is not present computer software

i want my computer to dial a connection directly without me clicking on "dial / connect" if the connection is not present. I have a dial up connection which sometimes gets disconnected in the night ...
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Making calls on a computer

On my windows xp service pack two, I was wondering if there was a way to make calls using the HyperTerminal with out having to dial up on the network because I already have an active Internet ...
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Remote desktop disconnects when a modem/dialup connection is established

I remotely connect to several PC's which uses banking software. These computers perform a modem dial-up connection to the bank to get statements and account information, etc. and I usually do this ...
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PPP Link Protocol was terminated, Windows 7

I am trying to set up a dial up connection through a Windows 7 server to Windows XP server and keep receiving the above error. I have confirmed the username and password are correct and have tried ...
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Always-On-SSH tunnel

We have a field office that uses a dialup connection with a non-public IP given from the ISP. Dialin is done by GNOME-PPP. How can we hold an SSH connection (with tunnel) open to a server in the ...
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No LAN and SMB access, and Explorer not responsive, when using a second connection

I apologize if this is a duplicate question, I know that there are several questions about multiple connection (LAN + LAN and LAN + dialup) but I haven't been able to find one that fits my scenario. ...
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Nokia 5800 v50, getting “Invalid server name” with ad-hoc wlan with Windows 7

After upgrading to v50 firmware in my Nokia 5800 xpress music phone. I am not able to connect to ad-hoc wlan network in my laptop(Windows 7 OS). I have a dialup internet connection and created ...
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TCP connection NOT lost? I've disconnected from the internet *exclamation mark*

This question arose from a dispute with a friend of mine. Over the last few weeks, I've encountered an odd phenomenon. All my connections are never torn down when I disconnect from the Internet. ...
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Install updates on fresh XP installation using dial-up connection

A friend has a 5 yr-old emachines desktop. We just did a system recovery which reloaded XP home. She has a dial-up connection. What is the best way (least time consuming) to get all the XP updates ...
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Is it possible to change the physical address of a WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interface of a dial up connection

I am using dial up connection to connect to the internet. It shows an physical address for that connection. My OS is Windows XP. I can change the physical address of a Local area connection and ...
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Connecting two computers via modems (RJ11)

I'd like to recreate old dial-up experience but without actual calling telephone provider's dial-up number. So I thought, maybe a linux machine could host ppp server and accept dial-up calls from ...
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How can I make/receive phone calls with a modem on Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I receive phone calls on a Linux server and script stuff depending on the numbers pressed? This is related to my previous question (How can I receive phone calls ...
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How to prevent dial up networking connection window from coming up on Windows 7?

I have PPP over Ethernet connection at home, so I have a dial up connection set up which comes up every time when I log in, so I can connect to the net by clicking on it. This works fine, but now I ...
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Why is dial up so slow?

On a dial-up Internet connection, why is the speed is limited to 56 kbits/s compared to a broadband Internet connection which may carry 10 times as much as dial up through that same telephone line? ...
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How do I stop apps trying to use a dial-up connection?

Every now and again, I might have to use a dial-up internet connection via another tethered phone, i.e. Bluetooth connection to the GPRS modem. Now I am back on 'ops normal', i.e. using a shared ...
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How to stop Win7 excessive “Connect Dial-up Connection” prompts for Bluetooth DUN?

I've set up bluetooth dial up networking (dun) from my windows 7 laptop via my phone. The Problem: Stop Prompting me already Whenever I start up my laptop from standby/hibernate and it's not ...
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Attempting to dialup gives “Opening port… Error 813: another connection is using…”

This has driven me to the point of insanity :) When I wake my computer up and try to dial-up, I get this nice dialog: Opening port... Error 813: You have attempted to establish a second ...
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Windows 7 PC crashes on connecting dial-up modem

I have a PC running Windows 7, and I'm using a USB external dial-up modem to connect to the Internet. However, once I plug in the modem, Windows displays a blue screen not unlike the one displayed by ...
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Maximum number of dialed RAS connections

Our Windows based application dials out to multiple devices using RS-232 connections over RAS with a null modem connection. These connections are created by calling RasSetEntryProperties with a ...
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Get dial up internet on Windows 7 computer without PCI cards

I have just purchased the Dell Zino HD for my grandparents, which is fantastic for their needs. The only problem is that is does not come with a built in 56K dial up modem. Does anyone know of a good ...
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Who owns the internet cables? [closed]

When I was in United States, one thing always puzzled me. When we took comcast internet connection, comcast guys came over to our place, setup router etc, but they never had to lay any cables. This ...
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dialup connection script

I've just started working for a company who produce a specialist modem. In the test department they simulate actual use with a bunch of pc's acting as clients connecting over this modem. As such ...
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AT commands to activate CDMA modem?

Does anyone know the AT commands to activate a CDMA modem or update the roaming capabilities?
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How can I find out who else is using my dial-up Internet connection?

I am connecting to the Internet with a modem. The tariff I have has a transfer cap; it is a limited package. My latest bill was five times more than what usually I get, even though this time I used it ...
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Windows 7 BSOD at same occasions

Since I installed Win7 on my DELL Inspiron 1520 notebook, I frequently experience BSODs. I noticed that those nearly only happen on two occasions disconnecting a DUN connection (Bluetooth, UMTS USB ...
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Simultaneously maintain a dial up connection (to a data logger on site) and the internet (Ethernet)

I dial up into one of our data loggers, and ftp some files from it. I was wondering if there is a way to maintain the internet connection (connected through Ethernet / LAN)
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how do i measure my internet speed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick way to check my broadband speed. My internet connection says 920 kb/s. but it doesn't look 920. so how do i measure my real internet speed easily? both uplink and ...
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Share dial up internet with an IPod Touch

I only have dial up internet access at home. I'd like to connect to the internet on my laptop and then use that connection for my iPod through Internet Connection Sharing. I don't have a router. ...
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Does a dialup connection usually give you an IP address?

I am trying to test remote connections to my LAN. If I use a dialup connection will I get an IP address I can use for this purpose?
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Do you get given your own IP address on dialup?

Do you get given your own IP address on dialup? I am trying to test remote connections from outside my LAN. Will I be given an IP address that I can use for remote desktop and assistance?