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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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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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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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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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Use a smartphone as a Dial Up Modem?

Most cellphones today have an audio jack that works as both output and input for sound. That's why there's headphones today with built in microphones for making phone calls. Now then, is it possible, ...
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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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Manually dialling a USB modem on windows/linux

I have been trying to setup up a 4g usb modem with my raspberry pi running raspbian (this post is not specific to Raspberry Pi as I run into same problem on windows later on). The modem is recognized ...