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Faulty modem?

Q: Faulty modem?

My PCI slot dial up modem only works once after i uninstall it (add or remove programs) and restart PC? After i hang up then try to reconnect i get an error 721 or 633. Have used modem troubleshooter but to no avail. Restarting PC WITHOUT uninstalling renders the same problem! Problem SEEMED to occur after installing Motorola phone tools program and plugging in mobile phone. Have uninstalled this programme completely and unplugged phone of course but still the same? Any help appreciated. P.S. I have used this programme before without ant drama? I reinstalled it as i reinstalled windows!

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A: Faulty modem?

Error 721: The remote computer is not responding
Error 633 The port is already in use or is not configured for Remote Access Dialout

This can be a driver issue, you may wish to Google your modem drivers, or ideally go to the modem's manufacturers support page.

PCI slot dial up modem. Hmm Sometimes it's a lot easier just to remove it, and purchase a new one, they're very very cheap now highspeed is in.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-modem.99215/
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A:ISP cause my modem to become faulty?

Hi there .. Yes any Hardware can become faulty .. Have had a Router which became faulty just after a months useage .. The Earth net would work but not the Wireless .. Resetting your Modem can not do it any harm .. As you own the Modem you are responsible for it .. I was lucky as my Router came with my ISP so they replaced it .. How old is your Modem and what is the Model Number ? ...

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/333966-isp-cause-my-modem-become-faulty.html
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A:BSOD 116 faulty graphics card or faulty drivers?

Sorry thought I uploaded this but apparently not.

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A:Solved: Windows 2000 SP4- has modem and phone dialer- can't get modem to work- Help

did w2k id it or did you supply the drivers?

2k doesn't like a lot of hardware.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-2000-sp4-has-modem-and-phone-dialer-cant-get-modem-to-work-help.414723/
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A:PCTEL 2304WT v.9x MDC Modem/Does this>Modem supports voice communications?

According to this document on the Dell website their PCTel modem does not have voice capability, unfortunately:

http://docs.us.dell.com/support/edocs/comm/r35323/en/intro.htm

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pctel-2304wt-v-9x-mdc-modem-does-this-modem-supports-voice-communications.271706/
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A:(Comcast) Connect Modem To Wireless Router/Modem Combo!

Is there any way to do this? Is there a way to disable the modem in the SBG901?Click to expand...

Perhaps a really skilled electronics engineer or technician could take it apart, separate the modem from the router portion and add an ethernet WAN port.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/comcast-connect-modem-to-wireless-router-modem-combo.1014057/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-2000-pro-driver-for-a-modem-never-heard-of-this-modem-help.398536/
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Try the link below for your driver for xp.

http://www.windowsxp-drivers.com/drivers/50/50274.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hsp56-mr-modem-need-driver-xp-modem-website-stupid-jerks.101336/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-connect-my-adsl2-2-wifi-modem-router-to-cable-modem.820259/
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I would say check the mfg website and see if you cant find some updated drivers for it or even check google and see if anyone has "hacked" the XP drivers into working with Vista. I know that Vista's been having lots of issues with past and current third party products and so it could just be that your modem is incompatible with Vista or you just need to look a bit more for newer drivers.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-modem-wwan-modem-wont-install-in-windows-vista.662646/
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The "nokia siemens SL2_141" is a modem/wireless router combo; I assume that "A Wireless Modem of MTS" is also a modem/wireless router combo.

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JohnWill's procedure (Aug. 30, 2008) for configuring a secondary router as a switch and, optionally, wireless access point follows.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/connect-a-wireless-modem-to-adsl-modem-for-wifi.1085317/
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Brand and model of the cable modem?

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Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cable-modem-to-pc-no-good-modem-to-router-to-pc-works-help.946774/
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Do you have a user name/password for that account? You normally have to program the WAN section of the modem/router with that information to get a connection.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-change-modems-usb-modem-to-an-ethernet-modem-router.733181/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/netgear-modem-router-arris-cable-modem.1017044/
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A:Remote controlling a desktop through a modem to modem connection

You want 2 modems as in a 56k to a 56k?

Easiest way I can think of for something similar would be 2 NICs and a crossover cable to direct connect the two PCs.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/remote-controlling-a-desktop-through-a-modem-to-modem-connection.840979/
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I attached some images here.

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A:How to configure wifi modem having router with DSL modem ?

Hi there,

On the second router, DHCP needs to be disabled and assign a fixed IP within the router's IP scope (with Wi-Fi capability) i.e. 192.168.1.3 (make sure that 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.3 will be in the IP exclusion list).

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/339397-how-configure-wifi-modem-having-router-dsl-modem.html
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A:Modem to Router to Switch back to Modem, what....?

I would disconnect the cable going from the switch back to the modem/router combo. You're right. This loop is not proper. Loops should never exist on a switched network. I'm curious as to whether traffic is being forwarded around the network properly or if the switch being used has spanning tree support and might have shut down one of the ports wired up to the upstream network device.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/modem-to-router-to-switch-back-to-modem-what.1148714/
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A:Problem with VPN and UMTS modem: Error 633 modem already in use

Problem solved. I uninstalled all UMTS dial in software, rebooted the computer and now it works again.
No idea what led to this. I did not install anything related to dial in software since I have installed Windows 8 on this machine.
Rainer.Rainer

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/64b58ad2-6110-4b45-aca4-3f4fce61fb09/problem-with-vpn-and-umts-modem-error-633-modem-already-in-use?forum=w8itpronetworking
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A:Modem dongle for a Pretec 33.6 modem card

Try here,

http://www.thesupplynet.com/productDetail.cfm?prodID=703

Never used the company myself.

SeeYa
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/modem-dongle-for-a-pretec-33-6-modem-card.176364/
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Do a memtest
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A:Would faulty RAM do this?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/would-faulty-ram-do-this.551418/
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A sony Vaio with norton on it has to be THE worst combination there is!!!!!!!
 

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-psu-or-faulty-hdd.550551/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-cpu.31526/
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When do you get this error, anyway? When you put in a disc? When you open My Computer and click on the CD drive? What OS are you using?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cd.34651/
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A:Faulty cpu or the mb?

Go back to the most basic setup you can imagine...
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cpu.552485/
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A:Faulty PSU

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-psu.506704/
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A:I think something might be faulty. Help please.

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A:Faulty GPU or PSU?

Does your friend have a 500W PSU so they can test your GPU with their PSU? If they can test just the GPU, it might answer your question.

Actually 500W has head room, a 450W PSU might be enough to test for a week or so.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-gpu-or-psu.188680/
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What type of internet connection do you have?

Post your numbers form here: http://www.speedtest.net/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/460284/faulty-net/
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A:Is my new RAM faulty?

I'd pick up one of these memory tests, install the memory as the only RAM in the system, and run them. Try moving the memory to different slots to see if the location affects the errors. ANY errors running these tests for any length of time is a problem.

Microsoft Memory Diagnostic

MEMtest86
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-my-new-ram-faulty.357476/
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A:Another faulty CD-ROM

Things to check.....
Cables to the drive and motherboard are seated all the way in.
Make sure the drives jumpers for master and slave are correct.
Is the drive detected correctly in device manager? Is there any exclamation points?

Try these out first before assuming you need a new drive.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/another-faulty-cd-rom.360835/
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A:Faulty Ram?

The best way to test your RAM is to download Memtest86 and run it overnight. If it passes that the RAM isn't your problem.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-ram.69694/
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A:Faulty RAM?

Are you having trouble with your keyboard, or is English not your first language?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-ram.186050/
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A:Faulty CD-Rom

If the drive is bad change it. They’re not that expensive and even name brand drive break, I've had brand new CD drives do the same thing worked five minutes ago then suddenly nothing, the tray open and closed but nothing else works, 9 of those drives where BTC's never buy any product that BTC makes they are all trash. *click here for a CD drive
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cd-rom.144541/
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Regards
Judy
 

A:IE 6 Faulty

There needs to be a space between sfc and /scannow.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie-6-faulty.505457/
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A:Faulty PC

It would be very, very helpful if you could give us the hardware specs including make and model. How old is this system? Can your motherboard handle a TB harddrive, particularly the BIOS?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-pc.159037/
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A:Faulty HDD? help

cabo

If you 'nudge' the tower and it continues, that might suggest a loose IDE connection.

Open the case and check that all cables are secured firmly.

Firah
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-hdd-help.131632/
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A:Faulty PSU?

Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

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A:Faulty GPU or MB?

Mostly when I have same sort of problems with my PC I run Hiren`s Boot CD when my computer starts up.
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Hiren's Boot CD

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/334422-faulty-gpu-mb.html
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A:Faulty Key

What brand and model computer do you have? Where did you acquire the Win 7 Professional program?
Vicks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-key.993610/
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A:Is my PSU faulty?

" id be angry "

LOL - you'll be even angrier if you don't and your sweet mobo gets gerfunkled.

Yes, that is TOO low on the 12v rail. Whether that reading is accurate or not is another question. Getting a measurement off of a 12v fan lead might verify that if you have a tester available.


 

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A:Faulty CPU?

Is your computer slow at restarting?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cpu.636400/
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A:faulty AIM

welcome to tsg

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-aim.257345/
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http://www.memtest.org
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-determine-if-ram-is-faulty.35153/
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A:faulty motherboards

emachines are junk, don't bother having them repaired.

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A:Solved: Faulty Fan?

If the power cable for the fan is plugged in properly into the motherboard and it is not working, then send it back for a replacement.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-faulty-fan.412916/
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A:Solved: Is My Ram Faulty

Well, you can do a pretty comprehensive memory test, that should answer the RAM question. Try either of these.

Microsoft Memory Diagnostic

MEMtest86
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-is-my-ram-faulty.523362/
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A:how can i tell if my motherboard is faulty or my cpu?

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

You did use standoffs when fitting the new mobo didn`t you?

Make sure that the mobo isn`t shorting against the case anywhere.

Is the heatsink properly connected, and did you use thermal paste?

Disconnect anything not required to boot your system.

Does the computer attempt to post?

Try booting with just the mobo/cpu/ram if you then get beeps, start adding the other components one at a time untill your system doesn`t try and post.

If this is a completely different mobo to your last one. You will need to run a Windows repair on your hard drive, because your hard drive will have all the drivers for your old mobo.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-keyboard.631852/
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Hi guys maybe someone can help me out here Fact living on an island and can t get stuff GPU? or faulty Fried CPU easily moved here Fried CPU or faulty GPU? and shipped my rig with me Bought a new i - X for thousand bucks yeah Using an older GTX and have a new HD in repairs sniff I shipped my PC over here and since i Fried CPU or faulty GPU? had my older i - on it i removed it and installed the new one unfortunately and out of Fried CPU or faulty GPU? stupidity the fan was not connected running for about min I inspected my computer when i noticed that i had fragments on the screen and noticed that obviously i would need to connect the fan Don t know why that happen since i use to configure rigs since years must have been the bottle of wine earlier that night Anyways after correcting my fault the system still boots up but it takes ages for the video screen to come live it seems strange then i suppose if i would have fried the cpu there would be nothing going on anymore is this correct the system tries to boot up and the fans spin high for about minutes or more then finally the bios boots up that already my first concern since it is not normal and would boot into bios immediately after i power it on then after - minutes in windows my screen goes blue green and stays there and the system looks like it is in standby mode Previously before i came to the island and i had it at home i had a nice ati hd under the bonnet and it happened just shortly before i left to come here that i had fragments on the screen and then the display went to one strange colour like blue with fragmets or half the screen having fragments I thought the card has a problem so i replaced it with my older gtx where the system was runnign again however this card i thought did prior to buying the hd also having a n issue thus buying the new hd Now since i had this issue with the cpu i am not sure what the problem could be is it the graphic card or the CPU or the MB As mentioend before at the moment the computer needs - minute to boot actually it does not boot for several minutes and i see the led lights flicker then it boots i login to win and after - minutes the screen goes blue green or similar colour and it seems to hang no light indications anymore nothing Any one experienced the same I asked our IT for a spare card but of course we dont have one i will need to wait at least couple of months till the hd is back an option is right now to change my older cpu which i have with me to see whether the new cpu has been fried or not Help please tech geeks nbsp

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/fried-cpu-or-faulty-gpu.956362/
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Hi, my usb ports do not recongize some devices. Sometimes when I plug one device another one is unplugged., some times a specific usb port works, sometimes it doesn't. eg: when i unplug the mouse nw and plug it again it will stop working. if i plug another devic eon a different usb port the mouse is disconnected. I went to control panel devices Manger and uninstalled every usb port and enable dit again with no results. please help .

Thanks you for reading/ Please help . and God bless you,
Demetris

A:USB Ports Got faulty

Please fill in the "My System Specs". We cannot really comment or help you specific help without that.

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/49631-usb-ports-got-faulty.html
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Windows XP - My display has formed vertical lines and the letters are randomly incorrect - XP will start up and then shut down on it`s own. It will remain on in safe mode but display is faulty. I have reinstalled windows but it is still faulty.

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Just wondering if anyone can help me out here. I have just bought a new PC, this is what I ordered:Acer Aspire XC-605 G3220 6GB 500GB DVDRW Tower Windows 8.1 DesktopNow, am I right in thinking that the DVDRW means that it is DVD writer?The only thing is, I've tried burning something using Nero and it just keeps stating "Insert disc". I've tried using a CD-R and a DVD+R disc which is what I've always used in the past.Now on checking Device Manager the Drive property states this next to the Device type:DVD/CD-ROM drivesand states:HL-DT-ST DVDROM DH50Nunder the DVD/CD Rom drives.Have I been sent the wrong thing? Or is there something I'm missing?Thanks for any help.

A:Is my DVD drive Faulty?

you can find id it's a burner with nero too, just run nero info tool. by the way, it looks as reader only. can you post the ID of your Aspire? something like thatDT.SRPSG.003 it must be the first part of your serial (DON'T POST the complete serial!!!)

http://community.acer.com/t5/Veriton/Is-my-DVD-drive-Faulty/td-p/314728/jump-to/first-unread-message