W2K modem driver problems Zoltrix + Conexant
Posted on 2002-03-24
I'm facing some kind of a weird problem with my modems. I installed W2K a couple of months ago. The modem I was using was Zoltrix Phantom at the time and I had a driver CD for it. However W2K driver didn't work out (the CD was quite old), so I tried my chances with NT4 driver. Here's what happened afterwards: Control Panel -> Modem icon changed itself into HSF Modem icon, and when it's clicked a country selection screen appears. (in which Turkey isn't listed) Then I downloaded the W2K driver. That didn't work either. First it asked for a country.xxx file which isn't present under w2k driver directory. I copy pasted it from NT4 driver directory, but no, it doesn't work that way. Windows doesn't recognize the modem. (I tried all possible varieties for a thousand times, I guess I somehow need to uninstall everything, but I can't.)
Then, I uninstalled and unplugged Zoltrix Phantom, and and downloaded (&installed) the driver for my Conexant modem. I downloaded all the files into my laptop and copied them to my desktop. The conexant driver is an .exe, and when I click on it on my laptop, it starts as an .exe. This is very interesting cause when I click the conexant.exe icon on my desktop computer, nothing happens. (the directory, everything's the same) What's going on is very weird!
Any comments is very appreciated! But please keep in mind that I tried simple things that come into mind in the first place.
Any answer that makes any of the modems work is an A.