Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop
Connect to the Internet
To connect to the Internet, you need an
external modem or network connection and
an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
If an external USB modem or WLAN adapter
is not a part of your original order, you can
purchase one from dell.com.
Setting Up a Wired Connection
• If you are using a dial-up connection,
connect the telephone line to the optional
external USB modem and to the telephone
wall connector before you set up your
• If you are using a DSL or cable/satellite
modem connection, contact your ISP
or cellular telephone service for setup
To complete setting up your wired Internet
connection, follow the instructions in "Setting
Up Your Internet Connection" on page 15.