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Modem open port problem

  1. Jun 9, 2003 #1
    I got 2 OS system, winME and winXP, same modem installed to the PC.
    WinME can detect and dial up to internet with the modem, but winXP prompts me open port, i use modem diagnosis to query the modem, the modem can respond, but still open port after that.
    How to fix it ?:frown:
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  3. Jun 10, 2003 #2


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    My guess would be a compatibility issue with XP and your modem.

    By now, surely there is XP drivers for that device.

    I'd try looking your modems manufacturers website.
  4. Jun 10, 2003 #3
    my modem is bluethunder, V90 56k modem.
  5. Jun 10, 2003 #4


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    Re-install the drivers.
  6. Jun 10, 2003 #5
    Get cable or dsl
  7. Jun 11, 2003 #6
    no money!
  8. Jun 11, 2003 #7
  9. Jun 16, 2003 #8
    get broadband anyways ad join the 21st century:wink:
  10. Jun 16, 2003 #9
    In malaysia, initial installation of broadband (350kB/sec) will cost me 100 USD, after that, i got to pay USD25/month.
    My company's internet speed is averaged at 30kB/s, fast enough for me to download.
    So, save the money!
  11. Jun 16, 2003 #10
    Sorry. Didn't realize you were Malay.. hehe I understand broadboand technology is not highly and cheaply available in all parts of the world.
  12. Jun 17, 2003 #11
    I'm not malay, but a chinese born in malaysia.
  13. Jun 17, 2003 #12
    Shen shen (ok ok I don't speak madarin;)

    Muh bad! hehe
  14. Jun 17, 2003 #13
    Here broadband connection is very common and very cheap. I only need to pay about $12.5 USD per month for an unlimited access of internet using braodband! Good for downloading songs and movies.
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