Modem driver Trouble

Posted on 2003-02-27
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Last Modified: 2013-12-28
After reinstalling Win98 on a used computer I acquired, I'm having trouble getting the correct drivers installed.  Unfortunately, i don't have the manufacturer's disk or instructions.  Win98 detects the modem but cannot find the correct driver, even the ones I've downloaded (which I'm 99% sure are the correct ones.)  I've heard people mention "forcing".  What is it, and will it work for me?

btw--the modem is a Rockwell V.34 PnP Modem.

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patelgokul earned 100 total points
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Okay, I'm commenting on my own question because I figured it out.  Forcing the drivers just means that instead of using Win98's recommended option of searching for the best drivers, manually select the driver and install it.  Also, the modem didn't work correctly until all other drivers were removed and the system was rebooted.

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