Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Askey International Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 356 KB
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/ME/NT/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 29 Apr 2003
Askey HSFi V.90 (V.92) 56K PCI Modem may be defined as a software based modem. The modem makes use of a driver specific operating system such as Windows NT. It is a product of the Askey International Corporation. Askey HSFi V.90 (V.92) 56K PCI Modem comes equipped with a driver, also referred to as an enumerator. The enumerator serves to provide a bridge between the traditional COM port assignments and the newer PCI bus. Accordingly, the driver allows the operating system to clearly recognize the modem as a non standard IRQ assignment with a traditional COM port. It is imperative that the Askey HSFi V.90 (V.92) 56K PCI Modem be enumerated and all appropriate drivers correctly installed as this is the only way the COM port may be defined. This whole process is supposed to be automatic on the Windows platform; with the user only required to plug in and use the device.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Installing the Askey HSFi V.90 (V.92) 56K PCI Modem is relatively easy. First time users may follow installation instructions provided on the internet. Sometimes, despite the user having correctly installed the modem on the Windows platform, they may still have issues accessing it. The problem in this case is that Windows may have used an incorrect/faulty driver package. While Askey HSFi V.90 (V.92) 56K PCI Modem is essentially a PCI plug in cards, users may also obtain it as an external USB modem. This is as opposed to the earlier types of modems which were Industry Standard Architecture (ISA). For that reason, today, personal computers come with integrated PCI expansion slots. This makes it easier to solve problems associated with the installation of the Askey HSFi V.90 (V.92) 56K PCI Modem. All the user has to do is employ a different PCI port for the modem. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Askey HSFi V.90(V.92) 56K PCI Modem errors before installing any driver updates.