[thechat] Not webdev related** Dell w/winME startup problems
neuro at well.com
Sun Sep 28 12:22:38 CDT 2003
Jorah Lavin wrote:
> [snip] Last time I checked, the internal modem on the Dell only works
> with Windows because it is mostly a software modem, not hardware, so I'd
> need an external.
> Still, I'll check around. I may be able to find a usable external for
> not too much.
Well, as I said, try the Knoppix CD, which you can boot from into a live
and working Debian Linux install, then you can try hardware stuff out, then
pop out the CD, and reboot, and you'll roll right back into Windows again -
the CD will do an install to hard drive too if you decide to go the whole hog.
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