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Old 06-11-2002, 09:55 AM   #1
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getting the modem to connect

well i just now found out that ROOT cannot connect to the internet (stupid ME!) so i signed in with a user and saw on the desktop connect to the internet. i was like WOW, thats easy, unfortunatly its not, i cant get it to connect because of it either responds "Modem cannot be found."(denoted with a *) or "Sorry, your modem didnt respond."(denoted with a **)


those are all i can pick from. hope i wont have to do too much config.
If ya need more info just say.
and BTW - PLZ put your instructions in such a way the stupidest person can understand (NO I AM NOT STUPID, I AM JUST NEW)

well thanks to whoever provides help,
Old 06-11-2002, 02:36 PM   #2
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Do you have a winmodem or a normal modem? What's the COM port of your modem under Windoze?
Old 06-11-2002, 06:00 PM   #3
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i have a 3com modem and the port is 4


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