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How many of these tech struggles do you remember?

How many of these tech struggles do you remember?
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Ah, the 1990s, what a wonderful era! You could catch new episodes of "Seinfeld" and "Friends" every Thursday night on NBC. Grunge bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden ruled the radio airwaves and made Seattle the coolest place on earth. Everyone was wearing flannel and Dr. Martens boots, yes it was a glorious time.

And don't forget about the tech boom. It's the decade where desktop computers and dial-up internet started showing up in most people's homes. If you were around for 1990s culture, you're going to love this trip down memory lane.

Technology has come a long way since the 1990s

The site, Go Social, recently put together an assortment of photos to detail technology struggles from the 1990s. These images will give you that warm, fuzzy feeling of nostalgia.

Dial-up internet:

Who could forget dial-up internet back in the day? There were many problems with this technology. To begin, it was super slow to both connect as well as surf the net. Can you remember the early days of the internet and waiting for websites to load? It seemed to take forever for a single page to show up fully on your screen.

Another problem was whenever someone else wanted to make a phone call, you had to disconnect from the internet. Unless of course you were ahead of the times and installed a second phone-line, specifically for the internet.

Windows Live Messenger

Before the days of Skype and FaceTime, we had Windows Live Messenger. It was one of the earliest instant messaging services around.

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