Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Broadcom Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2.1 MB
Operating System: Windows 98/ME/NT/2000, Windows XP 32-Bit, Windows Vista 32-Bit
Latest Version / Release Date: 18.104.22.168 / 28 Aug 2007
The BCM V.92 56K Voice modem is a product of BCM/Broadcom Corporation. The fact that it is a voice modem means that when installed with the appropriate software, it can support the functions of a telephone answering machine. One big advantage of the BCM V.92 56K Voice modem is that it can record and play on the Windows wave device. The answering machine software makes use of a sound card to perform the recording and playing functions. With the software, users may also dial and answer calls using the soundcards microphone, headphones and speakers. The Internet telephony service provides voice functions that the BCM V.92 56K Voice modem is able to support. However, users need to understand that this is only possible if the modem is connected in data mode to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) such as Dialpad, Skype and PhoneFree.
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
Before installing the BCM V.92 56K Voice modem, users should first check that all the appropriate drivers have been installed and/or updated. Where the drivers are lacking, users should install them. Users can automatically update their drivers by downloading and using the Driver Scanner which is freeware. The installation process is simple. The first step in the installation process is the down load of the BCM V.92 56K Voice modem file from the internet after which it is saved on the user's computer and finally unzipped. Next the modem has to be directly connected to the computer, click on the my computer icon ‚Äì properties ‚Äì hardware tab ‚Äì device manager. Users should then locate the BCM V.92 56K Voice modem in the modem category and click on it. To complete the process, users should click on the reinstall driver button ‚Äì install ‚Äì next ‚Äì finish. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and BCM V.92 56K Voicemodem errors before installing any driver updates.