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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by bethylu, Jul 13, 2006.

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  1. bethylu

    bethylu Thread Starter

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    I had two open pci slots. I put a modem in one. The computer finds new hardware, pci communication device. I am assuming this is the modem, but then it will not find a driver. I picked one from the list and no way will it see the modem. Any suggestions?
     
  2. paul_doo

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    Xp seldom finds dialup modems so you need to get the drivers yourself, do you know the make and model of the modem.
     
  3. bearone2

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    xp won't id old modems but does a pretty good job on newer stuff.

    i have the same, inexpensive 56k modes in the xp machines and both were installed.

    is/was this an older computer that was upgraded to xp as you don't mention the os?
     
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