Dial up connection modem issues |
Modem is the most important device in a best
dialup connection. This device connects your computer to your
phone line to access internet. The word "modem" is a
combination and contraction of the words modulator and
demodulator. The modem translates computer data into
the language used by telephones and then reverses the process
to translate the responding data back into computer language.
Like telephone lines dial up connection is also depend on modem
heavily for performance. Some of the regularly occurring issues
are related to modem.
Modems are not used alike in all dial up connections. In some
cases, modems utilize either firmware or modem drivers. Other
modems use both firmware and modem drivers. There is chance that
your current modem equipment is old or not suitable to your preferences.
Sometimes, modem drivers if not installed or upgraded properly
Over the years, there have been many changes in the modem technology.
Modem manufacturers are constantly working to improve the quality
of connections made by their modems. As new technologies are developed
and bugs are discovered and corrected, modem manufacturers release
updated firmware or modem drivers so customers who own one of
their modems can take advantage of these fixes and developments.
In fact most brands of the modem firmware and drivers are upgraded
by manufacturing companies on regular basis.
If you do not update the modem drivers and firmware, you may
end up using old modem technology which may hinder the performance.
On other hand, updating modem drivers and updating modem firmware
can enhance performance by increasing dial
up connection speed and increase a modem's tolerance to line
noise or errors. To get the most out of your modem equipment and
the dial up service, it is important to maintain the highest performance
possible from your modem.
You can regularly check at your modem manufacturer to see they
have better versions or newly updated drivers to release. Also,
many companies post the driver upgrades on their web sites and
notify customers if upgrade or a better version to the firmware
is released. Getting this updates on time will help you to keep
pace with the improvement in the dial up technology to boost your
dial up connections.
The other factor that causes modems falter on the performance
can be limitation of your computer system resources. Modems can
be either software controlled or controller less. Both types of
modems are very much dependent on system resources for their performance.
Any discrepancies in this matter could result in increase or decrease
speed of your dial up connection.
It is possible that a new program or software application recently
installed on your computer has reserved some of the system resources
available to other applications or hardware. Also, some Memory
resident applications such as memory managers, device drivers
can cause modem connections to fail or run slowly. In this situation,
it may be necessary to run fewer applications simultaneously to
get these types of modems to work more efficiently.
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