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

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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

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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 :           -->> modem troubleshooter            ---->>      modem doctor

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Joseph OLoughlinIT Support SpecialistCommented:
Check specialist comms shops for a line emulator
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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