He took the little guy to a repair-man in Brunoy (next town) to see if he can restore them. If not, we'll have to graft him with a cardbus like aqualegia's.
Thanks God, there's the big PC that accepts DSL connection too, so I won't be out of touch :o)
But I have a lot of stuff to upload in it, from my external HD. Nothing's lost because I *care*!