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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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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 ...