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Internet/Modem help?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by CarpenterJC, Jan 19, 2006.

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  1. CarpenterJC

    CarpenterJC Thread Starter

    Jan 18, 2006
    I'd like to access the net via My laptop for further troubleshooting of My start up problem..the laptop has a built in modem that does work..however I do not have a landline..I dont know anything about routers..but was told thats what I need to use with My Cable modem..can anyone explain how that works or if thats really what I need or something else I should look at..Thankyou.

  2. kiwiguy


    Aug 17, 2003
    The built-in modem (if its a 56k dial-up) needs a landline, and usually laptops only have a dial-up inbuilt, sorry.

    Where does the cable modem come into the picture?
  3. 1069


    Sep 7, 2004
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