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Old 02-13-2004, 08:12 PM   #1
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1real problem with Compaq Presario 2100

I recently today moved my laptop from win xp pro to Mandrake 9.2. the Problem i ma having is with a modem windows called a Conexant modem now linux calls it a AC-link modem im not shure with one it is. i tryed the Linuxant drivers but i have no clue how to set up a dile up internet connection so im not shure the drivers worked. I have KDE and Gnome installed and scence i am on dile up i only got disks one and two so i might be missing somethings. please tell me what i need to get this all running and i will be gratefull. sorry if this has already been asked. thanks guys i hope to have this set up soon

I also need some DVD software i tryed xine but that the tar files where rejected. is there any other i could try?

thanks guys.

im a so please explane every thing
Old 02-14-2004, 04:04 AM   #2
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well i got the dvd player and i got my modem working but none of the programs use the connection please help me out. or i might just have the wrong password. eather way i need the thing to tell me the batery level. This fourm rox!

Last edited by _RA_; 02-14-2004 at 04:25 AM.
Old 02-17-2004, 08:24 PM   #3
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have you tried connecting before opening the program


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