Category: Network and Modem
Caution Level: Safe
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Operating System: Windows 98/2000/XP/NT 4
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2535.0 / 08 Mar 2000
Compaq 56K USB External Fax Modem is a product of Compaq. This device can be attached to a computer and enable the user to transmit and receive fax documents. This device is the same as a regular modem, however, it is intended to be used to send fax document to another fax modem or a fax machine. An external fax modem can be used if a computer does not have an internal fax modem aka fax board. Some fax modems can also double as regular modems. In order to send a fax using a fax modem, the document must be in digital or electronic form. If the document is still a hard copy and not saved in computer storage, a user may want to scan the document using an optical scanner before proceeding to send the document through the fax modem.
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The Compaq 56K USB External Fax Modem comes with a software that gives the user a graphical interface on which to work on. The software allows users to send and receive fax anytime. Like other new products in the market, the Compaq 56K USB External Fax Modem uses the new USB interface. This connection interface allows faster data transfer and easier connection as compared to other connection methods such as serial and parallel ports. USB or Universal Serial Bus is a very convenient connection method nowadays. Since most computers provide a USB port, the device can be connected and installed to almost any computer. The Compaq 56K USB External Fax Modem driver comes in a software package that supports Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows NT 4 operating systems. The latest version of this modem driver is version 5.1.2535.0. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Compaq 56K USB External Fax Modem errors before installing any driver updates.