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guides:connecting_windows_9x_to_the_internet [2020-02-14 18:27]
omolini [Modem Setup]
guides:connecting_windows_9x_to_the_internet [2020-02-19 02:09] (current)
omolini [Unable to connect on dial-up]
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 ==== Unable to connect on dial-up ==== ==== Unable to connect on dial-up ====
   * Make sure vmodem script is running on Raspberry Pi   * Make sure vmodem script is running on Raspberry Pi
 +  * Some computers are not capable of operating at fast serial speeds. If you're unable to connect at 57600 or faster, try slower speeds, such as 9600 baud at first. Adjust both the vmodem.sh script and the computer to connect at only 9600 baud. If that works, work your way up to see where the limit for your specific computer is.
 ==== Dial-up connects, but no websites open ==== ==== Dial-up connects, but no websites open ====
   * Most current websites do not support unencrypted HTTP connections. As far as I understand, old operating systems do no longer have valid certificates,​ and this prevents connections to most websites. You can still explore archived websites using a Wayback Proxy server. See the section [[guides:​connecting_windows_9x_to_the_internet#​Internet Access|Internet Access]] for more information.   * Most current websites do not support unencrypted HTTP connections. As far as I understand, old operating systems do no longer have valid certificates,​ and this prevents connections to most websites. You can still explore archived websites using a Wayback Proxy server. See the section [[guides:​connecting_windows_9x_to_the_internet#​Internet Access|Internet Access]] for more information.
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