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15 Things That Will Take You Back To The Early Days Of The Internet

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The internet's gone through some pretty massive changes since being introduced to the public in the mid-90s. In fact, looking back on its origins, it's almost unrecognizable compared to what it used to look like. If you were browsing in the 90s, or early 2000s, you're definitely going to recognize at least one of these 15 things.

The sound of connecting to a dial-up modem

When websites looked like this

Warner Bros.

When this was the peak of internet comedy

The horrors of having to use this terrible media player

RealPlayer

When this was how you got all your music (and all your viruses)

imgur

When you had to actually use Internet Explorer because there weren't really any better options

Microsoft

Expressing your deepest feelings in your AIM statuses

AOL

Seriously, these next ones really took me back to those days...

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