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56K Modem

#1
I have windows XP Home and NTL broadband connection.

I would like to send faxes from such programs as Word 97. I have a 56K modem which is recognised by the Device Manager and gives the corrected answers when "queried" under the diagnostic tag.

I have set up the Faxing Services and have a "fax printer" available for use in Word.

I do have the modem connected to the telephone socket (two cables tried) and I do know the telephone socket works.

When I try to send a fax I am told that it is "dialling" but nothing further happens.

How can I test the modem and its connection to the telephone service? Can anyone offer advice?
 
#2
Start the HyperTerminal and set it to dial to, say, your mobile (or something where people won't be mad at you ;)). If it dials the modem drivers/settings should be ok at least.
 
#5
Hi, its me again.

I used the Hyperterminal, as suggested, and it connected to my mobile OK.

The fax is calling the correct COM port.

I will have to try the fax again.
 

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