Windows 10 and dial-up modem

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by T_J, Sep 5, 2017.

  1. T_J


    Feb 21, 2016
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    I post some on a boating/fishing forum; and a Moderator there was having trouble with their dial-up modems on older Windows 7 laptops. The internal dial-up modems on both laptops don't work anymore; so using a USB dial-up modem now. Person asked about newer computers and dial-up. Remote area in USA has bad cell phone coverage; so only choice is satellite internet or dial-up.

    Would Windows 10 work with a USB dial-up modem? Would all the large Windows 10 updates be too much for dial-up? Thanks
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2017
    T_J, Sep 5, 2017
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  2. T_J

    Trouble Noob Whisperer Moderator

    Nov 19, 2013
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    Northwest Indiana U.S.A.
    I have a USB modem that I use exclusively for the rare occasion I need to fax something to someone.


    It seems to work perfectly fine with Windows 10 Pro 64 bit and I would expect similar results with Home and or 32 bit versions of either.
    I couldn't even imagine using such a device for Windows 10 updates (Cumulative updates or Build version "Upgrades")
    Trouble, Sep 5, 2017
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