Will this modem work w/ XP?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by dreamliner77, May 19, 2003.

  1. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    It's a Hi-Val modem that my grandfather just picked up from OfficeMax for free after rebates.

    Here's the link http://www.hival.com/Detail.asp?category=Modems&PRID=20

    THere are no XP drivers. Think the Win2K or ME drivers will work, or that windows will automatically install drivers?
     
  2. Eck

    Eck .user

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    If there's a 2k driver, then there's probably an XP driver. It's free, no loss right? Might as well give it a try. It'll probably work.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    The 2k driver might work...but not necessarily.

    My dad has a PCMCIA interface scanner connected to his laptop, and the drivers don't seem to work with XP.

    Your best bet would be to try it with a computer running XP to see if it works.
     
  4. SkazzyUK

    SkazzyUK XP-erience Oldie

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    Mail Hi-val, and ask them if it is compatable?

    I'm sure it will be

    Skazz
     
  5. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Just install it and let XP install it's own drivers... sometimes XP will install a Windoz generic driver that works quite well with the particular hardware. Then see if it works. If it does, you're done.

    It couldn't hurt. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    there aint much to a modem anyways, so XP will prob install generic ones. or it might have them already as part of its driver cache
     
  7. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    In my experience 2k modem drivers rarely work in XP. They install, sure, but the don't work...