Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Conexant Systems Inc.
Caution Level: Medium
Download File Size: Not available
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 18.104.22.168 / 29 Jul 2001
Modems are used to change digital signals to analogue signals and also vice versa. A modem is an acronym for Modulator Demodulator. This device is attached to the computer processing unit (CPU) to be able to perform it's tasks. Modems are for connecting different devices to be able to communicate in a case where they transmit different signals. A computer has to be fitted with modems if it is to work with a number of new devices that are being manufactured of late. Modems can be voice, fax or data modems although in some cases thee are modems that support all the three services. Generic SoftK56 Data Fax is an example of the modem that supports voice, fax and data service. A voice capability is where a user is able to make and receive voice calls through the computer. On top of that it has various features to make the voice calls more convenient.
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The modem has a speakerphone where users can communicate without using headsets. The modem also comes with caller ID feature where you can tell who is on the other side of the line. Phone numbers can also be stored digitally using this modem. The fax services offer users with fax communication where one can send and receive faxes through the computer. Generic SoftK56 Data Fax offers it users with data services also. With the data services users are able to connect to the internet and the connection is very reliable. The upload and download speeds while on the internet are stable which means the internet becomes fast. Because the internet connection includes data transfers the modem is designed to secure the data that is being transferred. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Generic SoftK56 Data Fax errors before installing any driver updates.