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Old 12-08-2010, 09:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everybody,
I am new here and I have a Compaq Presario CQ60. I bought this as a starter laptop even though I have been using computers since I have been around 5 years old.The main reason is because I don't have access to high speed internet where I live.I figured I would start with this laptop because it was relatively cheap and it had a dial-up port.Is this a good laptop for the price(around $400)My most important issue is that high speed is not supposed to come into my area for another 2 years and I have noticed that almost all laptop/desktop companies have stopped making dial up accessible computers.If I had to buy one of these computers is there a way that I could use dial-up?I have tried various mobile hotspots/broadband cards and none of them work good.

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The only chance yo uhave is to get an external modem to use with the laptop.

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this is true, can't you get one of those USB to modem sticks? dont know if they still make those
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check mobile phone companies (orange or whatever you guys have there) they may offer you internet through your phone, or usb modem
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