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Winmodem in DOS

Posted on 1998-12-18
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Last Modified: 2013-12-27
I've been having problems with older dos programs opening the com port, yet still not being able to talk to my winmodem.  (Ex: Doom) Is there any way I can load my (Spark) Motorola SM56 winmodem with dos pnp drivers, if so where can I get those drivers?

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krantz earned 300 total points
ID: 1146124

The official answer is that Winmodems are not supported in DOS and are not supposed to work in the DOS environment.  However, a company called Pacific CommWare created a program called TurboCom VIP that adds DOS support to a Winmodem.  Here is the URL:

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ID: 1146125
Does anyone know where I can get a freeware dos-winmodem driver?

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