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    i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    i need to get on the internet to register crysis warhead to be able to play it and to get some stuff off a friends steam account, but... my granddad is on AOL and my computer wont install the driver for the modem and there doesnt seem to be a socket on the back of the computer that will take a phone line. im not going to be home for at least another 30 days and id rather not wait that long to play crysis warhead or my friends steam stuff.
    so is there any other way i can get on the internet? like buying a new modem or wireless router? although my budget is probably about £10
    cheers

    edit: i am going back to school on sunday evening so any solution has to work by then. thanks

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    plug the modem in, open device manager, find the modem in there (should have a yellow ?)

    then update the driver and tell it to look on the cd ?

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    plug the modem in, open device manager, find the modem in there (should have a yellow ?)

    then update the driver and tell it to look on the cd ?
    tryed that but just got a message saying "the driver could not be installed"

    looks like im going to have to wait...

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    which AOL modem is it?, what operating system do you have?

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    Ditch AOL go to BE internet apparently they are good


    But I don't think Gran dad would be too please lol

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    Complain to the game publisher that you do not want to have to connect to the internet to play the game. Steam don't seem to understand the concept of people not having an internet connection.
    Twigman

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    Quote Originally Posted by LordWard View Post
    Ditch AOL go to BE internet apparently they are good


    But I don't think Gran dad would be too please lol

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    iv been telling him to change for years!! think he is finnaly thinking about it...

    Quote Originally Posted by Twigman View Post
    Complain to the game publisher that you do not want to have to connect to the internet to play the game. Steam don't seem to understand the concept of people not having an internet connection.
    you can play steam games without an internet connection, you just need the connection to download them (prety sure thats right). its crysis warhead that you have to register online to be able to play

    anyway... its too late now, just going to wait till i get home for 1/2 term...

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    you could download a cracked exe for crysis warhead. that way you would not need to activate it.
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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    AOL: Give us a chance and we'll fvck your computer up good and proper.

    Or

    AOL: once it's on, you'll NEVER get it off.

    I'm amazed anyone is still with them. The etch-a-sketch of ISPs and browsers.

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    Will this grandad PC even run Warhead?...

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    Quote Originally Posted by alsenior View Post
    you could download a cracked exe for crysis warhead. that way you would not need to activate it.
    wont be able to do that at school as our internet is insanely restricted. good idea though


    Quote Originally Posted by Shooty* View Post
    AOL: Give us a chance and we'll fvck your computer up good and proper.

    Or

    AOL: once it's on, you'll NEVER get it off.

    I'm amazed anyone is still with them. The etch-a-sketch of ISPs and browsers.
    it realy is!! but now he has decided he is deffinetly going to change


    Quote Originally Posted by Rob_B View Post
    Will this grandad PC even run Warhead?...
    probably not, but its not his im going to be playing it on, i just needed his to get mine onto the internet

    anyway it doesnt realy matter any more as i have soo little spare time now my hockey season has properly started, have the school 1sts sessions, my club's mens 1st XI sessions and district U18 trials leaving me with next to no time to myself

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    Re: i need to get on the internet, but have a problem...

    Quote Originally Posted by douglasb View Post
    anyway it doesnt realy matter any more as i have soo little spare time now my hockey season has properly started
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