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Long delay between "Verifying username etc and completion

by terry61--2008 / September 19, 2008 9:55 PM PDT

Hi All
I have Win98SE/P133mhz together with a Zoom USB 56K/V92 modem. On using dialup I get the "Verifying Username etc" quickly but it takes a good 2 minutes to complete the connection.
Can anyone help please.
Thanks
Teriel61

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 19, 2008 11:33 PM PDT

Something you work with your dialup provider on. It could be hardware so be sure to test with another machine and modem just in case.

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Dialup problems
by terry61--2008 / September 19, 2008 11:54 PM PDT
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Thank you very much I suspect hardware as my daughter uses the same connection with no problem.
Would you know how to isolate the problem please
Thank you
Terry61

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You have a Win98SE/P133mhz machine.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 20, 2008 2:23 AM PDT

Thinking over this, I remember dialup on those machines to be sluggish. What happens if you try one of today's 1+GHz machines?

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