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Dell Inspiron Laptop----> Modem?


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#1 sumiq8

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 03:21 AM

Hi,

I live in Kuwait and my Aunt sent me a Dell Laptop as a gift..yay! But I did not get a modem with it.

Please advise??

I use dial up and my phone jack does not fit into the socket. I bought a phone jack adpater and it still does not work.

I took it into a computer shop and the guy said I need a modem. But he does not have the one I need. What is the modem? Does it go inside the laptop? I am really confused.

My Aunt has a Links eye modem that she is willing to mail me...will this work??

Thanks! xoxoxoxox

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 07:00 PM

Sumi -

What model laptop is it? You can purchase a PCMCIA card that fits into the side of the laptop and give you the functionality you need. The modem is where the phone cord plugs into.

PCMCIA Modem: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16825116108
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Posted 20 September 2008 - 10:34 AM

You may also be able to find help here on the Laptop Board:
http://www.dellcommunity.com/supportforums...id=insp_general

If the general members cannot help, a Dell Liaison will be able to.
Be sure to mention the model. Do not post your service code.

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