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Windows 7: Pigeon Faster than Broadband

11 Sep 2009   #11
MaDDN3ss

Windows 7 RC
 
 

All these youngsters that missed dial up. Hell I even remember putting my phone receiver (yes, corded) onto my 900 baud modem. Modem hooked up to the computer via serial port.
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11 Sep 2009   #12
Orbital Shark

 
 

I remeber the good old days of 5KB/s dial-up

Would take hours to download updated drivers/software through Windows Update. It was a simple case of 'Set WU to download & install at midnight' then go to bed
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11 Sep 2009   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MaDDN3ss View Post
All these youngsters that missed dial up. Hell I even remember putting my phone receiver (yes, corded) onto my 900 baud modem. Modem hooked up to the computer via serial port.

Who's a youngster, I'm 50 years old.
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11 Sep 2009   #14
TGSoldier

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
I remeber the good old days of 5KB/s dial-up

Would take hours to download updated drivers/software through Windows Update. It was a simple case of 'Set WU to download & install at midnight' then go to bed
I remember that.. HAHA.. and downloading err.. movies and stuff...

>.>
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11 Sep 2009   #15
Orbital Shark

 
 

I'll be hones, I never downloaded movies and very few software. By the time it downloaded i'd have earnt the money to go to the shop to buy it
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11 Sep 2009   #16
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Ah, the good old days... downloading Netscape ... took all night...now it would only take a minute or so.... aint technology wonderful??
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11 Sep 2009   #17
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MaDDN3ss View Post
All these youngsters that missed dial up. Hell I even remember putting my phone receiver (yes, corded) onto my 900 baud modem. Modem hooked up to the computer via serial port.

Who's a youngster, I'm 50 years old.
That's young.
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11 Sep 2009   #18
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

It brings me back to a few buddies of mine ,we used to call them the Younger Brothers.

Pigeon Faster than Broadband-younger.png


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11 Sep 2009   #19
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Yeah they all got 'wounded' all right.
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12 Sep 2009   #20
Gilly

 

revenue from next years world cup should help them out, sort these mid 90s download speeds
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