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Old 06-13-2004, 01:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey all, just a few questions first off on my laptop i have a 56k modem internal am i able to plug in my broadband modem in to it like i do my desktop? and second is it possible to upgrade a laptop processor,graphic card,hdd etc?


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Old 06-13-2004, 08:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Usually if u want to upgrade a l processor,graphic card,hdd, rams n etc, i recommend u to buy a new set cosz if u upgrade it cost u more .


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Old 06-13-2004, 09:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yes its possible to upgrade but only just so much. on the modem thing, no u can't plug in your cable connection to it and expect it to work, u'd want to do it via a wireless router and wrieless card
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Old 06-14-2004, 07:53 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Most of the time, you won't be able to upgrade anything other than your hard drive and RAM on a laptop. Everything else is pretty much set in stone.

Some newer laptops such as the Alienware Area51 allow you to upgrade your vid card.
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