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how i can check the modem without phon lineto see if the problem with fax modem hardware or another problem and how i can know if the driver working or not

Posted on 2006-04-05
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Last Modified: 2013-12-27
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 how i can check the fax modem without phon line to see if the problem with fax modem hardware or another problem and how i can know if the driver working or not

Question by:nasemabdullaa
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nobus earned 1500 total points
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you can query the modem in the diagnostic tab of the modem applet in control panel.
here some more to play with :

http://www.modemsite.com/56k/tshoot.asp           -->> modem troubleshooter

http://www.modemdoctor.com/            ---->>      modem doctor
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by:Joseph OLoughlin
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Check specialist comms shops for a line emulator

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You really need to have a working phone line to test your modem.  It's very possible that while your computer could communicate with the modem (which would mean you have a good driver) that you wouldn't be able to make or sustain a connection with the modem, because something was physically wrong with the modem

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