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Serial Adapter help

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Coldplayer, Sep 26, 2008.

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  1. Coldplayer

    Coldplayer Thread Starter

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    My new pc didnt have a serial port so i bought a adapter and plugged it into my com connectors. So i install the modem and install drivers but under location instead of COM1 it says unknown and im unable to connect to internet. I cant query the modem either. How do i set the location of the modem to com1.
     
  2. JohnWill

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    Let's see, no make/model of the modem, no version of Windows, no make/model of the adapter...

    Perhaps if you supplied us with real information about the environment, we could be of more assistance. :)
     
  3. Coldplayer

    Coldplayer Thread Starter

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    Its just a standard com serial adapter. Modem is a 56k netcomm mega I modem....im using vista 64bit atm..
     
  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Sorry, but "standard com serial adapter" is a non-starter. It obviously has a make and modem. :rolleyes:

    I think I'll let someone else work this one, I don't see that you're that interested in really supplying the information requested to actually allow us to help you.
     
  5. Coldplayer

    Coldplayer Thread Starter

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    i already staated the modem in my above post..and its just a generic serial adapter which attaches to my COM headers. There is no brand or numbers on it.
     
  6. DoubleHelix

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    A 64-bit operating system is a pretty good clue. Driver support is likely limited or non-existent. You'd have to search for specific chipset drivers or information for the card. And for that you need to know a lot more than "generic serial adapter". It has a manufacturer, a model, a chipset, an indentifier, something.

    I don't know what to tell you about the modem. You may need 64-bit drivers for that as well which would involve yet another search.
     
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