Windows 10 with dialup modem

New HP Laptop, Windows 10, i7 processor, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB hard drive, a dial up modem and a little old lady on a fixed budget...
Build 10.0.16299 - fully updated with windows update (through my broadband).

I agreed to help a little old lady with a new computer, but she uses AOL dialup for her internet.  Fixed budget and they are 1/4 the price of cable or AT&T and she checks emails and does a little facebook - speed is not an issue.

However, I have tried three different USB external modems and can not get any of them to work with window 10.  I got one to dial, negotiate, but never connect. I have downloaded windows 10 drivers from vendor site, installed them as an admin and run in compatibility mode.  I don't know what else to try.

Has anyone had any luck with a dial up modem on windows 10 and if so, what modem did you find that worked consistently?

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I did some looking on your behalf and will continue to look. However all I saw was a litany of problems as you pose that suggests that Windows 10 does not really support dial up any more. Noting I saw says for sure their product will work.
DonnaOsburnAuthor Commented:
I ordered yet another modem that claims to work with windows 10 and will try it.  It should arrive tomorrow.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Please keep us posted and the brand of the modem if it works.
DonnaOsburnAuthor Commented:
I purchased a Hiro H50228 modem and it worked.  Come to find out, they probably all worked. They problem is I have cable and my phone lines go through the internet and are too "noisy" to work.  I took the laptop and modem to a friend who had a direct AT&T phone line and it worked the first time.

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DonnaOsburnAuthor Commented:
The modem worked it was my phone line that did not work with the modem.
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