No Connection

Question

all of a sudden when i click start there is no "connection" word that i can click to dial up the internet. i have dial up/56k and when i go into network connections it says my modem is fine but a network cable is unplugged. i have never had broadband just dial up so why all of a sudden does my computer not recognize my modem and thinks that i have dsl/broadband? what can i do to dial up the internet again?

Answer

This question was answered on November 12, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If you repaired Windows XP that had Service Pack 1 installed with a CD without Service Pack, your network connections through your ISP will not function Only direct connections will still work.

You must install Service Pack 1 to fix this problem.

Hopefully you have it burned on some CD or saved it on your HD.

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Posted by Christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on November 12, 2004