Proper connection of Modem

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by skamaraju, May 30, 2002.

  1. skamaraju

    skamaraju Guest

    Can any one tell me the proper way of connecting Modem for Dial-up. I read some where that if telephone and modem are on the same line, voltage from phone might damage Modem or Motherboard. Recently there was lightening and thunder in our place and at that time my cable was plugged to Modem. After that Modem ceased to function.
  2. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    Yep thats somthing that cannot be stressed enough.. if there is a storm.. unplug ya connection, whether is cable or dialup.
  3. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

    Get a new modem.

    Connect it any way you want, just remember to pull the plug during a thunderstorm.