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can not connect to a ssporster external modeum 33.6 fax

I have a dell widow xp with a conexant hda d330 mdc v.92 modeum in my laptop and can not connect to a us rebotics sporster external fax modeum 33.6 .. My last laptop connect to the us robtics so its something with the mda modeum or settings. I tryed changing the settings around but nothing has worked... ZAThanks for a reply

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Port or IRQ conflict

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What are you using for the USR modem in the way of a COM port? Are you using the motherboard's native ports or some sort of USB adapter? Of course you'll need to make sure that the serial cable is proper for modems. You'll want to look in device manager to see if the external modem is recognized. I'm fairly certain XP already has a compatible driver but not positive. If it's not recognized, you'll need to add the new hardware yourself. If it's recognized but not configured do to a resources conflict, you need to sort that out. Of course, if connected to a motherboard serial port, make sure that port is enabled in the BIOS. Good luck.

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Modeum problems

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Its on comm3 on my laptop and I can dial out to the us robtics and connect to it.. But i get no reponse and sometime I get garabe back like my settings are not right. I have tryed changing them but there like my old laptop but no connection..

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Maybe I'm missing something here but

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COM 3 doesn't sound right unless you're using some sort of adapter. Motherboards had COM ports 1 and 2. It was occupying IRQs 3 and 4 (but maybe not in that order). If you're using an adapter, perhaps it needs to be looked at. Anyway, you said you can dial out and connect. Does this mean you can hear the negotiation tones between you modem and the remote? and then you get garble back? What dialer/communication program are you using and what are you trying to connect to? I was presuming this was an internet dial-up attempt but it sounds like I was mistaken.

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Can not get a reponse

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Yes Its not a internet dial up. Im using hyperterminal to dial to a remote modeum to connect to a piece of equipment for wrk.. And I hear it connecting but I get nothing back Im using the same setup as before 9600 8 and 1 The only thing different is the modeum in my new laptop any ideas I connect to a us robic sporster as before.. I can give more information on my setup if you need it.. Thanks for your reponse

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Tough one...too many variables

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but are you saying it never connects or that it does connect but data appears garbled? If it cannot negotiate a connection, you should see a hang up signal. This sounds like an older modem if only 33.4. There were some proprietary features that came along as modems developed that caused some manufacturer's products to not be fully compatible with others. It's been a while since I've messed around with this so am a bit fuzzy. Much havoc could be caused by "init strings" and you'd want to make sure both modems used compatible setups. So, the brand and model at the other end might be a factor as well. You'll want to look very closely at any flow control being used at both the PC ports and the modems. Any flow control should be handled by modem hardware if possible and both ends must match.

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Some USR init strings

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Another though

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Can you look at port settings for COM3 and see what is says for flow control. I'm fairly certain you want it to say "none".

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