Set-up Modem in Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest operating system introduced by Microsoft. The operating system comes with a number of advanced features to improve the performance of your system. Advanced features include handwriting recognition, support for virtual hard disks and improved performance on multi-core processors. Modem is a device that modulates an analog signal to encode digital information and also demodulates a carrier signal to decode the transmitted information. Modems are classified by the amount of data they can send in a given time unit, normally measured in bits per second. Modems are also classified according to the symbol rate measured in baud, the number of times the modem changes its signal state per second. Windows 7 supports a wide range of modems. You need to ensure a lot of things before installing modem in your Windows 7 based computer system.
Some compatible modems for Windows 7, requirements for installation and the tips to set-up modem are listed below:
- Compatible modems
- Tips to set-up modem
You can get a number of modems to install in your Windows 7 based computer system. Intel, NETGEAR, NVIDIA, etc. are some popular modem vendors in the market. They have introduced various modems that can be installed with your Windows 7 operating system.
To install a modem in your Windows 7 based computer system, you need to have a compatible modem driver. You can get the modem driver while purchasing the modem or you can download it freely from the manufacturer’s website. Your system needs to meet the system requirements of the modem for smooth installation. You can check the requirements from manufacturer’s website.
Firstly, you need to connect the modem and then you need to configure the settings. If you are using a dial-up connection, you need to specify the country code, region, etc. Before installing a modem in your Windows 7 computer, you need to ensure that you have an updated modem driver. Outdated modem driver may create issues while installing. If you do not have an updated driver, you can download it from the manufacturer’s website.
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