Modems and Internet Establishment in Windows® 7
What are different modems used and tips to establish an Internet connection within Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft. This has got so many new and latest feature when compared to the older editions of Windows. Modem is the short term for of MOdulatorDEModulator. This would allow the system to convert data in to useful form. The analog data, which comes from the connection, is being converted to the digital form by the modem. System understands only the digital data. In order to connect to the Internet connection there would be proper modem and need to be connected to the system. There is a port present in the system for connecting the modem. In order to establish the Internet connection you have to install the modem drivers in the system. Then you have to do some settings in the Windows 7.
Below given points are different types of modems used in computer and technique to establish an Internet connection within Windows 7:
- Internal computer modems
- External modem
- Establish Internet connection
Internal computer modems
Some system have internal modem. This can be a built modem or the PC card modem. In the case of PC card modem, PCI slot or the ISA slot are needed. Those slot selection depends on the available interface your motherboard. These internal modems are being used with the Dial-Up Internet connection by RJ-11 connection. They are 56K modems and could receive 56 Kbits/s. This transmission is generally called downstream transmission.
This modem is a small box, which uses some other types of interfaces to be connected to the system. This might be serial modem since it uses the serial port in order to connect to the system. External modem would be USB modem and that would use USB port present in the system. The external modem can be Dial-Up modem and is more costly than internal modem. Other types are cable modem and DSL modem and they are used for providing high-speed connections. ISPs use the digital modem in broad band. While in the case of DSL modem, it is being used for connections from a telephone.
You have to click 'Start' and from that take 'Network and Internet'. In the window that appears, you have to click 'Network and Sharing Center'. In that, you would then click 'Set Up a New Connection' or 'Network' link. In the dialogue box for choose a connection, by clicking 'Next' you need to accept the default. If you have any one already, it says that it is connected already. Then click 'Set Up a New Connection Anyway to continue' and click 'Next' to accept the option 'Create a New Connection'. You would then click to select a type of connection and you can select the type there. Next, you would enter the User Name, Password, and Connection Name. You would then click 'Connect'. The Windows then detect the connection automatically. Network and Sharing Center would appear with the connection there.
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