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Re: [SLE] Slightly OT. How to retrieve ISP settings from a dead win98
  • From: Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 16:24:26 -0500
  • Message-id: <e7eeb230604111424yc87cd55k40fec661f95fed51@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 4/11/06, Rikard Johnels <rikard.j@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello list!
> Maybe someone here can help me.
> I have a friend who is a computer illiterate (More or less)
> And he's old Win98 crashed due to a bad disk.
> I managed to dd_rescue most of it, but of course its not bootable.
> Now, as my evil plan is to make a convert of the poor guy, i have installed
> Linux on his machine :)
>
> But the difficult thing is: He doesnt know his ISPsetup.
> It seems he doesnt even know WHAT provider he has....
> No papers no nothing in place to look for clues.
>
> So my question is: How the *bad words* can i retrieve the ISP settings from
> the dead Win98 setup?
>
> --
> /Rikard
>

At least he has to pay somebody, don't he?

Anyway, take a look at this:
<http://lastbit.com/vitas/pwlview.asp>

looks like what you want.

Also, I can not remember, but the dial-in info (like phone no) was in
some .lnk files.

--
Svetoslav Milenov (Sunny)

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