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External Wireless & Internal Modems

By mjzulfer ·
I ordered my notebook without the wireless setup, yes, it wasn't a bright thing to do. I bought an external wireless setup. Things seemed to go well until something happened to my internal modem. Now I use an external modem. My question is: Can an external wireless system be used with an external modem? Thank you, mjarnold.

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by paul.desjardins In reply to External Wireless & Inter ...

Not quite sure on what you are asking. I will assume by external modem, you have a dial up modem connected to serial. Then you have an "external wireless setup"??? that you use for Wifi. Is this connected with a USB antenna??? If you are trying to get these two systems to work together, there is no real practical way or purpose for this. We need a little more info, and it may just be easier to explain what you are trying to accomplish and maybe we'll have a better solution for you.

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by mjzulfer In reply to

I supplied more information that you asked for but haven't received another answer in reply. If you can answer my question with the added info, I'll gladly accept your reply even if it doesn't solve my problem.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to External Wireless & Inter ...

um, are we talkin' 'bout bluetooth wireless? if so you can have them both if but only one at a time. follow the mfg's instructions to train the laptop each bluetooth device
give model numbers of you modem and wireless ?

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by mjzulfer In reply to

I added more info including that there was no "Bluetooth" involved but even without a reply the original answer didn't help any.

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by mjzulfer In reply to External Wireless & Inter ...

I guess I wasn't very clear about how they each hook up, was I? The external modem hookas by USB port. The wireless plugs into a PC card slot. The USB is on the right side of my notebook & the PC slot is on the left side. There is no "Bluetooth" involved. I just need to know if, with this kind of wireless set up, do I need to have an enternal modem?

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