Category: Network and modems
Manufacturer: Conexant Systems, Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 33.6K
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 17 Mar 2000
Messenger 56K is USB modem. It has a translucent blue to green shell in which a series of light emitting diodes are integrated. The lights turn on whenever the modem is on or being used. The device also has a USB cable for ease of connection to a personal computer and is cheaper than most PCMCIA modems, which are not only expensive to buy but also have an additional interrupt resource or IRQ for enhanced performance. The Messenger 56K USB modem is small and light with a size of 3.9 in. by 1.9 in. by 0.8 in. This tiny size eliminates the need for additional in-cards, and the USB feature makes the modem easy to use with other computer peripherals. The modem is appropriate even for tiny computers such as notebooks provided they are installed with a compatible Windows operating system and relevant driver.
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
It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Messenger 56K errors before installing any driver updates.