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Re: [SLE] Slightly OT. How to retrieve ISP settings from a dead win98
  • From: Rikard Johnels <rikard.j@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 00:48:36 +0100
  • Message-id: <200604120148.52373.rikard.j@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 12 April 2006 01:32, Carl Hartung wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 April 2006 18:08, Rikard Johnels wrote:
> > Specified bill is a "addon" here.
> > And he didn't "add".. :)
> > And the phone company is NOT too keen on revealing the numbers.
> > Go figure...
> > Its a "free number" modempool. Charged as ordinary phone calls. (By the
> > minute).
> >
> > I thought of telling him to call the ISP and ask them, if he only could
> > remember which one he used :D
> >
> > Seems like a best shot is to get him a new ISP....
>
> More ideas:
>
> a) does he remember his e-mail address? (you know, 'account'@isp'?) ;-)
>
> b) if not, his e-mail data should be under C:\Windows\Application
> Data\Identities\... under the {e-mail client name} subfolder
>
> c) if he copied the connection icon from the Dial-Up Networking folder to
> his desktop or to the quicklaunch bar, creating such a 'shortcut' would
> actually have produced a *.DUN file (not a *.lnk file) that can be copied
> to another Win98 system and used/edited instead of recreating the
> connection info.
>
> Good luck!
>
> Carl
>
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The poor thing only uses Yahoo mail..

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