V90 Modem Calls/returns no data
Posted on 1998-06-15
I just installed my USR Sportster V90 modem (in my P II 266, 128MB RAM, BX Chipset). After several attempts to get Win95 to autodetect it (BIOS does, Win95 doesn't), I manually installed it.
Now, the problem - The first time I try to call out, it says the modem isn't responding. So, I try again, and it connects. It dials up my ISP (I tried this with two different ISPs), and it basically sits there. In Netscape, it will say "..contacted...waiting for reply...", and return nothing. Sometimes it will just dial and hang up right after it connects. In any case, it won't work. I tried the same ISPs (both) with my Palm III and a USR modem, and I can connect fine, so it's definitely my PC, not the ISP.
What is going on here?
It's installed on COM2/ IRQ3, with no conflicts. I've lost a LOT of sleep over this, and I can't get it to work.