Learn about Windows® 7 modem error
Which errors may be caused by the modem while working with Windows 7 system? How could you resolve those issues?
Modem is a hardware device that is used to access the Internet in your system. After installing the modem, you need to install the compatible driver software for the modem in your Windows 7 system. Without a compatible driver, you will not be able work with the modem. If you cannot install the compatible driver for the modem, your Windows 7 system may raise many error messages, like "Error 651". So, you must install the compatible driver software. This error occurs during the installation of modem driver. You may also face many problems or errors like modem not responding problem, modem driver problem, unknown device problem, incompatible driver problem etc.
Given below are the techniques to fix modem error in Windows 7 system:
- Update the driver software
- Uninstall the modem software
- Install antivirus software
Update the driver software
Driver updates always help you to resolve many modem errors. You can check the updates for the modem driver on the Internet by specifying the correct name of the modem driver. In order to install the updates for the modem driver, you need to open Device Manger and locate the driver software for the modem driver. After right clicking the name of the modem driver, you need to select the 'Update Driver' option.
Uninstall the modem software
By uninstalling modem software you could resolve many modem errors. In order to uninstall modem software, you need to open 'Start' menu and select 'Control Panel'. From the list of options in the 'Control Panel' you need to select the option to uninstall the Programs. After right clicking the name of the modem driver, you need to select the 'Remove' button. Then reinstall the driver again in Windows 7 system.
Virus programs may change the content of driver software or it may block the performance of driver software. So you may face driver missing error message. To resolve the virus infection you need to install antivirus software or antimalware software. If you have Internet connection you need to perform online scanning. After performing the online scanning it would display the scan report, it contains the detailed description about the infected malicious programs.
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