What is an external modem?

Answer A computer uses a modem to connect to the Internet. Most computers come with an internal modem that can connect to the Internet using a dial-up or broadband connection. An external modem connects t... Read More »

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What is a usb external modem?

A USB external modem is a communications device used to send and receive data from a computer via the internet. USB modems typically operate over telephone lines at 56K speed. Unlike an internal mo... Read More »

How to Install an External Modem on a Computer?

If your computer did not come with an Internet modem, an external modem will be necessary to get online. Oftentimes you can rent an external modem from your Internet service provider. Installing an... Read More »

How to Connect to a Cable Modem With the External Internet?

Cable modems have become a popular form of Internet access, as they offer fast speeds and reliable connectivity over a coaxial cable TV connection. If you wish to contract with an Internet service ... Read More »

Is an external dial-up modem Vista compatible?

An external dial-up modem can be used with the Microsoft Vista operating system. If upgrading from a previous version of Microsoft Windows to Vista, additional drivers may need to be installed for... Read More »