What is a modem?

Question

I started getting error message when I couldn't connect to the internet "no dial tone". I went out bought a new US robotics modem, installed and started connecting again, that last for about 4 or 5 connection. I started not being able to connect and started getting the same error messages about no dial tone. New modem is a US Robotics 56k pci faxmodem for Windows,

part number R24.0343.00

Answer

This question was answered on January 14, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

1.make sure the phone cord from the wall outlet is plugged into the line jack on the modem

2 the modem might not be able to detect the dial tone, try unplugging any other equipment plugged into this same phone line, such as fax machine.

3 Straighten your phone lines dont let them get all twisted and crrosed up with other heavy electrical lines.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on January 14, 2004