should i disable my modem

  lakeman 14:04 16 Jan 2009

signed up with virgin and as you get a external modem fitted is it a good idea to disable my innternal modem for fear of diallers or any related problems..

  oldbeefer2 14:10 16 Jan 2009

Internal modem is for dial-up use with a telephone line from socket to computer. As you are now broadband (I assume), that line is no longer needed so there is no risk.

  wee eddie 14:21 16 Jan 2009

The only reason, that I can see, that you may wish to keep your old Modem for is in order to send Faxes.

  DippyGirl 14:51 16 Jan 2009

...or gain access to the internet if there are problems with Virgin BB - to contact them and raise a problem.

  iscanut 14:53 16 Jan 2009

It will not be connected, so no problems. Just ignore it.

  tullie 18:34 16 Jan 2009

As iscanut says,forget it,its not plugged into phone line.

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