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Windows 7: Do you HATE dial-up?

View Poll Results: Do you HATE dial-up?
Yes, I HATE it! 48 82.76%
No, I think its okay. 5 8.62%
I don't really care. 5 8.62%
Voters: 58. You may not vote on this poll

26 Aug 2009   #151
holo88

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
300 baud?! that's luxury! back in my day we had to use smoke signals whenever the carrier pigeon got lost.


dont feel bad. i am actually surprised that there's internet where i live. let alone broadband.... im quit possibly their only customer, which would explain having no monthly download cap.
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27 Aug 2009   #152
Danilo

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

Still got my modem installed even on Win 7 just in case something goes wrong with my wireless ...
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27 Aug 2009   #153
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Danilo View Post
Still got my modem installed even on Win 7 just in case something goes wrong with my wireless ...
Always good to have a back-up, whether it be dial-up or you neighbors wifi that he decided not to pass-protect.
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27 Aug 2009   #154
mansrm81

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
Always good to have a back-up, whether it be dial-up or you neighbors wifi that he decided not to pass-protect.
That is how I get my internet but its my router though.
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22 Dec 2009   #155
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

ARG, hate it soo much, ive been shaped for the last 10 days and it's bloody awful, makes me wana rip my hair out,
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22 Dec 2009   #156
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Haven't seen this thread in a while!
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22 Dec 2009   #157
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Haven't seen this thread in a while!
Iv'e never seen it before, till now..

Nice thread :P
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22 Dec 2009   #158
RubberDucky451

Windows 7
 
 

There are always the purist that swear the earlier technology is better, Dialup is not one of those technologies.
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22 Dec 2009   #159
Gilly

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Please post your reasons for hating/liking it.
ive not used it since late 90s .
the reason why i hate it or should i say hated it because when i was young and used to sneak downstairs to go on the internet in the middle of the night looking at por... i mean my emails
that dial up tone was just to damn loud when i was in stealth mode
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22 Dec 2009   #160
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Please post your reasons for hating/liking it.
ive not used it since late 90s .
the reason why i hate it or should i say hated it because when i was young and used to sneak downstairs to go on the internet in the middle of the night looking at por... i mean my emails
that dial up tone was just to damn loud when i was in stealth mode


...considering that 10 min vid...err...3 page email ended up being 30 mins long
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