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*The.Doctor

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#21 12 years ago

I say keep the dial up so you have access whenever you want. Its really not that bad until you want to download a large file or visit sites with streaming videos.

A 130MB file takes around 6 hours to download on 56K at 5.0kbps, with dial up such files are best left for a overnighter (leave it downloading overnight and it will be done in the morning). so if your mainly concerned with being able to download large files, then i would go with the broadband. it would suck to only be able to use it one day a week though.

Is there anywhere else that you could have access to high speed? somewhere like a public library that has computers or something?




Jackthehammer

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#22 12 years ago

No I was just goofing around, really..




ConstanceJill

Huh yeah, whatever ^^

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#23 12 years ago

Hmm is that not possible to have both dial up at your home and broad band at your grandma's ?

Then you may, with a distant administration program, lauch your downloads at your grandmother's home from your dial up, and then just save to removable medium (external HDD, DVD+/-RW ...) what you have downloaded there on Friday evenings.




Dr.Fritz

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#24 12 years ago

Just get broadband. Its better anyways.