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Updating your modem drivers



As with any other hardware in your computer it is a good idea to make sure you are using the most up to date drivers for your modem. Manufacturers release updated driver files to fix bugs and compatibility issues which tend to occur regularly.



If you have been experiencing connection problems to QCOnline on possible reason is the need for updated driver files. You can download these files from your modem manufacturer's web site. We have assembled a list of various manufacturers' sites for your convenience. If your computer/modem maker's name is not listed here you can probably find the address of its site by looking in the documentation that came with the hardware.



Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any effects these updates may cause on your computer. This information is provided and supported by these manufacturers, we are simply passing it along as a convenience to our users.

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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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