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Topic # 30479 10-Feb-2009 07:46
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Hope someone can help.
Family member has given me there desktop to try and get the internet working. Now they are on dail up and i am on broadband. So i connect a cable from my wireless adsl 2 modem that i use for my laptop and plug into there desktop and get the some problem won't connect not getting a homepage. They have windows vista home basic on the desktop. Now the funny thing is that they have microsoft outlook 2000 installed on the desktop and i can surf the internet that way. But i cannot connect through the internet icon. Is there settings that need to be done. If anyone can help let me now please

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  Reply # 195130 10-Feb-2009 15:38
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Is it trying to dial out? If so, go to Internet Explorer's Tools/Internet Options/Connections and tick 'Never dial'. Put it back to the dialler when you send it back!

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