cannot figure where to plug in the telephone line. Can you
At first I thought this was going to be an easy question. Most laptops have
a very obvious phone socket, usually in the back.
Sometimes things aren’t so obvious.
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It appears that the Dell Latitude CPi does not have a built-in modem, and
it’s the modem that you need to connect to a phone line.
The Dell Support web site does
a good job of providing information about their various computers. In this
case, here are images of the front and back of the machine. And here are the specs on
In a case like this, you’ll need to purchase either a PC Card modem (inserts
into the PC Card slot in your laptop), or an external modem (which would
connect via a cable to the serial connector in the back of your laptop.)