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Undocked laptop has dial up problems - N

By MJackman ·
I have a PC card NIC and a built in modem on my Compaq Armada E500 laptop. It works fine docked, but undocked, I can't use dial up networking. Or rather, I can get the modem to dial up, but it doesn't do any domain name resolution - can't use the Internet or get my mail.

When I take the NIC out, it works.

How do I set up my laptop so I can use the modem without having to remove the NIC?

TIA.

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by jreed456 In reply to Undocked laptop has dial ...

Not sure of the OS you're running but here's the rundown on what I've had to do for my office. (we run mostly compaq's)

While in the undocked profile, go to your hardware device manager. Choose your NIC properties. Choose the option to disable in this profile only.

This should leave the NIC usable in the docked profile, but disabled in the undocked profile.


Also, remember in DUN you need to plug in DNS servers, etc.

For Win2000 Right mouse click on My Network Places. Then choose Networking, TCPIP and plug in all info except the IP address.

For Win 95/98, go to your Dial Up Networking folder. Right mouse click on your dilaup connection icon. Choose Server Types tab, TCPIP button. Then Specify name server addresses.
Most Dialup servers do not issue DNS entries. (Those that do, don't always work correctly).

Hope this helps.
jhr

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by MJackman In reply to Undocked laptop has dial ...
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by tuck46 In reply to Undocked laptop has dial ...

while docked if your accessing the internet through your lan your probally going throgh a proxie server. when using dial up, go into your internet options and uncheck proxie.

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by scotty42 In reply to Undocked laptop has dial ...

Possibly a very simple problem. The Compaq laptops always create multiple hardware configurations (docked, undocked, etc.) corresponding to the actual hardware present. Check the network neighborhood properties and verify that the dial-up adapter is present and enabled in all configurations.

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