Solved

problem installing a modem

Posted on 2003-11-03
3
556 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
i have a PC running Windows 98 SE, I  just did a clean instalation, and it;s runing good, but now when i turn on the pc, the new hardware found window show up, windows found ,this modem
CREATIVE MODEM BLASTER V.90 D15660.
and also found this sound card, CM18338/CEDX PCI AUDIO device.
my problem is i can't install these two devices.
i choose special location; C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\
windows can not find the driver,
i downloaded a driver to a floopy disk and tried but no luck,
any ideas where to find the driver, using the windows98se.
i can not connect the pc to the internet ,.
i know where to get the driver on the net, but i want to know if i can install it using thewindows.
the modem is made by Digicom System, and the sound card by C- Media.
0
Comment
Question by:OCU
3 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
ctennet earned 120 total points
ID: 9685892
have you looooked for the driver on the Win98 CD? Put your windows disk in the drive, and then choose specific location for the driver

D:\Win98

or if you copied the cab files after installation

C:\Windows\Options\Cabs

if it cant find the driver on there then you could always install it as a 'standard modem'. when you get the option, select 'choose from a list of devices', choose modem, and then standard modem. this should allow you to connect to the internet to obtain the correct driver.
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:rayt333
ID: 9691312
You are probably going to have to download the drivers on a different computer and then when it asks for the driver just point it to the driver you downloaded.  You can copy them to a floppy if under 1.38MB, if larger then copy them to a CDR or a USB jumpdrive (if available)
Do you need links to download the drivers from?
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:dxf224
ID: 9702950
"downloaded to a floppy disk...and no luck"... they may be compressed files that you will have to uncompress with winzip or a similar utility before windows will recognize them ....for example, ...       MB_DI5660_9xME.zip [more] needs to be unzipped.
 
0

Featured Post

Portable, direct connect server access

The ATEN CV211 connects a laptop directly to any server allowing you instant access to perform data maintenance and local operations, for quick troubleshooting, updating, service and repair.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

The following recovery method will work on All Cisco Switchs that run ISO software. You will need a good copy of the IOS version you want you use saved on your PC and a Com's Cable. The software for these switches comes as a .tar file. Tar is …
 One of the main issues with network wires is that you never have enough.  You run plenty and plan for the worst case but you still end up needing more.  What many people do not realize is with 10BaseT and 100BaseT (but not 1000BaseT) networks you …
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…

828 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question