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do i need to bury another modem

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Post Sun Feb 04, 2007 7:22 pm

do i need to bury another modem

here's the deal the past week or so my U.S. Robotics v.92 PCI Faxmodem modem has gone crazy first of all I have to try about three times to get it to connect and when it does I'm limited to speeds from 5-16 Kb when the norm for me was 40-53 Kb. I've tried updating the driver and re-seating the card as well as scanning for spyware/viruses with no luck, any suggestions besides not buying a cheap modem this time around.

Post Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:21 am

Check your physical connection as well, ie the phone line. Clean the terminal or if ou can get another wire to connect with. If you had a ggod connection before either you have a dirty hook up, or something from the exchange has changed.

Post Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:27 pm

Yeah, I had a phone cord I had to junk because some grit got into the plastic jack on one end of the cord, and I couldn't clean it. So off to the garbage it went, and I got another cord which is gunk-free.

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