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You may have to update the modem using Win2K device manager – the setup program might not do it. Rex Fenestrarum Ars Praefectus Tribus: The latest DSP, Mars 3.

Tue Jul 04, 7: Modems made with the Lucent Chipset are very low cost modem due to the fact that they are winmodems. These modems use a software driver and your computers CPU to do most of work that a modem usually does on it own.

You’ve seen an external modem, right? Some websites recommend doing this for the Compaq 56k -df, but I would just get the latest drivers that Compaq has and try some inits and tuning the modem properties. That damn 3COM cost me around bucks.


I know this because I work for an internet service. The only other thing I can think of is that I don’t have Via’s 4-in-1s installed, having bought a new hard drive at Christmas and neglected to include them in the new WinXP install.

What exactly is a “Winmodem” and why so cheap? Who makes good modems?

Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. Dec 11, Posts: There is a problem with some Windows95 machines that attempt installation of the Me WDM driver instead of the 5.

Well, I’ll probably get a Winmodem because I don’t think I can afford to pay enough to buy anything else. Cisco has released 2.

Winmodem Madness Under Windows XP – Ars Technica OpenForum

All the hardware that’s inside one of them for error control, data flow, etc. Mon May 19, 4: All modems I’ve owned have worked well with no problems, both win and other types until replaced.

Hedge- Where did you winmode XP drivers for your Ambient? Wnimodem know it probably doesn’t matter that much but I want to know so I can make an informed decision. Wed May 21, 5: Nov 14, Posts: The handshake sound has changed with version 5.


What is a “Winmodem” and why are they so much cheaper compared to the other modems I see? The Winmodems are just “slot warmers” as we like to call them in the reseller industry. Lucent Agere – now LSI. Jun 22, Posts: If you are getting Zoom has released modem-on-hold applet and V.

Winmodem Madness Under Windows XP

Most Winmodems work OK except when you have a situation with static or attenuation on the phone lines.

Still have an old from 91′ working for e-mail and minor transfers of data. Has anyone tried one of those USB modems?

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