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Modem Testing-Windows XP


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waynf

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Please advise if there is an on-board diagnostic tool or any other tool for that matter, which can verifty the functionality of a modem.

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Plug it into a phone line.

Then go to Start -> (All) Programs -> Accessories -> Communication -> Phone Dialler.

Bash your mobile number in. Click Dial.

If the modem is working and the right drivers are installed, your mobile will ring. Otherwise, um, it won't :tazz:

Anyway if the modem's functional it'll appear in Device Manager as a PCI Communication Device if it doesn't already know what to do with it.
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