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Modem noise and AOL (not a duplicate post btw)

Q: Modem noise and AOL (not a duplicate post btw)

Ok, I have a 56k 3Com US Robotics internal modem. Prior to getting AOL ( ), the modem software could set the volume of the modem - now it doesnt !

I went in to modem>properties>connection>advanced and changed the extra settings to M0 (thats M zero) so taht the modem is quiet upon connection. HOwever, AOL seems to over-ride this and makes a loud connection noise anyway.

Anyone know how to fix this ?

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A: Modem noise and AOL (not a duplicate post btw)

Try placing a ATM0 in place of the M0. I believe AT is like saying "attention modem" and then your command to it is "modem sound off". Its a long shot, but worth a try.

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Don't know what is going on??
Will incluce the email message I am receiving over & over again, have never had this happen before.
Scanned my computer for viruses, (none) but just received another one of these,
http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=94940&goto=newpost
Is it something from your end???
Need help on this people
Please!!!!
Thanks,
snoluc
 

A:Getting duplicate & more duplicate copies of reply to post!! ???

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a connection issue caused a duplicate post....I have edited it to delete the substantive material

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Duplicate post, please delete

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But nobody has answered it in the security forum. here goes:

Pesky problem w/ information bar

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I think I understand how all of this works, but apparently I'm missing something. My information bar warns me that my browser does not allow activex controls and this page may not display correctly. The page is in my trusted zone, and I have ActiveX enabled. When I click the bar, nothing happens. It's my webmail inbox page! I've tried resetting the options to 'prompt' and then back again, just to see what would happen, Nothing I change w/ ActiveX changes this behaviour. Out of frustration, I finally removed Norton Internet Security 2005 (took 3 reboots). I installed ZoneAlarm internet security today - problem persists. I also use spybot and ad-aware. I *think* I've checked everything in both of those programs and don't see any setting that would cause this. I've run registry mechanic also.

Possibly related - today I joined a C++ developers forum, and can't login. I keep getting the message the "this site uses cookies, you must have cookies enabled to login". Well, I have cookies enabled for my trusted zone. (I added the forum to my trusted zone). I've even tried accepting all cookies, 3rd party or 1st, doesn't matter, can't login. I added the site to my ZA sites list and enabled all of the cookies there, doesn't matter, can't login.

This is really starting to frustrate me. I f... Read more

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We are installing a printer with a Windows
NT server and a laptop as a work station. We
can print without going through the internet
ok but when trying to use ipp adresses and
subnets and gateways there appears to be no
communicating. The NT is version 4. I was also told there is something called Web Share
that may resolve this. Can anyone advise how
this is set-up.
Thanks Very Much
 

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Db, I don't know what I'm doing. I am new at this. Where do I type in HKEY_CURRENT etc.I meant to look in files, and typed in on the computer search. Will it be the same process to delete entries I use in the files/folders?
 

A:{DUPLICATE POST} edit registry...HELP!

Take a look at your original post for some suggestions.

http://www.helponthe.net/tsgbb/Forum5/HTML/001028.html
 

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please delete this is duplicate post.

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I hope somebody can help me. I just found the W-BOOT-B Virus on my computer, and my anti-virus program did not completely get rid of it! Does anyone know of a patch or download that I can use to get rid of this virus? Can't use my computer, it won't boot properly. I can get to Safe Mode with some trying, so would be able to try to fix it if I knew of some way to download something on a floppy from my other computer (this virus is on my second computer). Thanks ANYONE!
Oh, and I am NOT an advanced user, so hopefully the fix will be an easy one? Yikes!
 

A:{Duplicate Post} - HELP! HELP! FOUND W-BOOT-B VIRUS - HOW CAN I GET RID OF IT?!!

Take a look here for your answer. http://vil.nai.com/vil/default.asp
Or http://www.symantec.com/resource.html

Good luck.
 

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For some reason I'm not able to use my email when responding to email address links. Until this morning this wasn't a problem. I get an error message: "Can't write the item."
I have not intentionally made any changes to my settings.
 

A:[Duplicate post] Outlook 2000 email problems

http://www.helponthe.net/tsgbb/Forum11/HTML/001393.html

Closing this duplicate

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Hi everyone. On various forums I visit, I use the Quick Reply feature. Well, I seem to have found a bug that is not specific to any one forum as it occurs on multiple forums that I visit. It is a bug with the Quick Reply feature. When using Quick Reply, I get an error saying that what I just posted is a duplicate of another post. Thing is, I didn't click the submit button twice or anything like that. I click one time and let it do its thing. I am not sure what is going on.

Anyway, I am using Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14.
 

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I have a wireless set up in my office on cable internet. I have gotten a new phone in the 5.8ghz range so as not to interfere. I have been through about 6 phones. All have a buzz or hum or static in the background. The phone company has tested everything to no avail. I used to have DSL but no longer do. We also have a home phone in the house (the one with trouble is used for work) but it seems to be perfect. I am going to get a DSL filter to try but I have no idea what else to do. I would use an analog phone but I need a speaker phone. Any ideas????
 

A:Telephone Noise - Not sure where to post!!!

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Hey, guys. I have this modem in my computer that normally output to it's own internal speaker. Yet, with a simple driver update, the modem noise outputs to my external PC speakers. How is this possible? I don't want to turn it off, I just want to know how it is possible. Thanks for the help!
 

A:Modem Noise

Hi,

It would be helpful if you could give to the members of this forum more info as to the make of your modem and the configuration of your PC.
A simple suggestion is to change the driver or rollback to the previous driver if you are using WinXP.
If, by rolling back to your previous driver, you notice a noise improvement then you must have chosen the wrong driver for your modem.
Check carefully the make of your modem and seek another driver.
You must also establish whether you modem is a hardware one or a software-emulator modem. This plays also a role in the correct choice of the driver.
I hope the above is of help to you. Good luck
 

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hey,how do i mute my modem
i hate that sound it makes,
help
if u don't know how 2 help me,

just,

say HI,

anything

A:Modem Noise

See picture--http://i7.tinypic.com/20z5ls8.jpgYou can set the sound to Off here as in this picture--http://i7.tinypic.com/20z5tao.jpgBut it won't mute it.You need to do as in the first picture to kill it.EDIT-Do both & be sure.

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How can I get rid of modem noise when my modem dials in?
 

A:Modem Noise

Try this click Start... Settings..... Control panel... Chose modems....

Click once on the name of your modem. Then chose properties.. On the general tab there should be a speaker volume slider.. Turn it down..
 

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How do I disable the modem noise when dialing? It's so loud~!
I went to device manager and set the Speaker Volume to OFF but I still can hear it. what gives?

 

A:56K modem noise

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I have windows XP and would like to know how to turn down the volumn of the modem when its dialing and connecting to the other computer. Its really loud now and I would like to quite it a bit.
 

A:modem noise.

Open up the control panel Modem and select properties of your modem. On the advanced tab, put the command ATL0 or ATL1, depending on how low you want the volume. You can also use an ATM0 to turn off the sound altogether.
 

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modem dials and connects okay,but no noise.
settings are at max.sound
 

A:modem ok but no noise

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MODEM CONNECTS OK,BUT NO NOISE.SYSTEM OK,GET NOISE FROM CD'S,ETC.
FROM CONTROL PANEL,SOUND IS SET AT MAX.
 

A:modem ok but no noise

which sound in control panel have you looked at. Have you checked in the modem properties within control panel?

control panel
modem
general
select modem
properties
speaker volume slider
set as required

this is the control for the modem speaker and no other speakers
 

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Hi,
My Dimension 4700 desktop came with a Pentium 4 530 and I recently upgraded the CPU to a Pentium 4 660 SL7Z5 ($20 - Thanks eBay!).  Per instructions, I applied about a rice sized amount of Arctic Silver 5 in the middle of the newly installed CPU and a similar amount on the copper heat sink.  For the first week everything was grand.  Ran some tests to confirm CPU performance and, most importantly (and surprisingly), was able to stream netflix HD movies with minimal fan noise.
Subsequent to that first week, however, some familiar problems returned.  The case fan (connected to the heat sink via a green shroud; which I understand to be linked to the CPU temperature) is loud again and netflix HD movies will not stream smoothly (SD has always streamed fine).  Arctic Silver states that its compound requires 200 hours and several off/on cycles to drop the temp 5% C but I am skeptical that enduring 200 hours of "leaf blower" fan noise will cause this problem to disappear.  I was able to control the fan noise before by eliminating the antivirus program (I use other PCs for general internet and this one connects via a router) and by the actions mentioned below.  I use this machine as an HTPC and it plays music, DVDs, and SD Netflix fine so I am reluctant to toss it - particularly after the favorable, initial CPU upgrade experience.
I've read many posts on Dell fan noise and, accordingly, have:  cleaned the machine thoroughly, ... Read more

A:Dimension 4700 Post CPU Upgrade Fan Noise

I have the issue of noise with the 2350 ... at high CPU utilization, the fan is running at full speed.
The P4 3.6ghz is a hot-running CPU -- it's too bad the mainboard can't use a standard 775 heatsink.
Does your heatsink look like this? If not, I presume one of those would help, especially if the airstream were going towards it.

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My Digicom 56K modem has been crackling during dialup and connection. Sometimes the interference prevents a connection, sometimes not. I thought the phone line was the problem, but a telephone plugged into the modem out jack sounds fine. The phone line in general seems OK. Only during dialup and connection do I hear the interference. When I connect, it goes away. Any ideas?
Thanks,
Andy R
 

A:Extraneous modem noise

Assuming all your modem settings are correct.

Try using Phone Dialer to connect to another number, other than your ISP's dial up number.

If the modem does not make the noise and you connect OK, then it's something on your ISP's end, in which case, maybe you can try another local number for them.

If your modem still makes the noise, then you can safely assume it's your machine. In which case, with the machine off, check all the plugs and wires, etc., make sure the card is securly in the slot (snapped in). If it's still making the noise, you may want to try another modem (if you borrow one, be sure you get the drivers).

Hope this helps.

 

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After a new install of XP my modem is now making a hell of a noise after connecting.
I've gone into Controlpanel->Modem Settings->modem-> and turned off/down the various "no speaker" options but nothing.

Any ideas?

cheers,
Pete
 

A:Modem noise - after connection

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I heard there is a way to silence the noise your modem makes as it logs on to internet, also I can't get my mouse to function at a 1 clik select, I went to control panel and mouse settings could not find anything for a click.
any help will be greatley apprerciated,
thanks.
Donny
 

A:[Resolved] modem noise

I'm not sure about the noisy modem, but there should be a check box somewhere in settings to turn off the internal speaker. As for the single mouse click option, select the start menu, settings, folder options, click on "Custom, based on your settings" and then select settings. The bottom option lets you choose single or double click.
 

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Hey. I recently upgraded my OS to Windows XP professional, and everything was fine.. until I tried connecting to the internet. It seemed the modem drivers had mysteriously been deleted. Well, I no longer have the CD (I've had the modem and PC for 5 years) so I went to a internet cafe today, downloaded a few drivers from the website of my modem (Conexant Soft56k) and installed them. Only one of the drivers worked. All was good until I connected to the internet.. and there's this constant loud modem noise which I can't turn off. I've tried turning the modem speaker down.. to no avail. I've also tried the "Extra initialization" function by adding M0, L0, ATL0 etc.. and other combinations I've found on various places online. Drivers I've installed haven't worked. Can anyone suggest anything I can do to combat this? It's difficult for me to stay online with this constant sound, but I have no clue how to get rid of it! Thanks for your help.
 

A:Solved: Modem noise

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I've searched several posts on this subjects and while most are asking how to turn the modem sounds off -- I am having the obosite problem -- I cant hear the modem dialing -- The modem volume is on the only extra initialization commant is "ATM1" -- I have tried changing that to ATM2- ATL1 and removing it completely with no results -- all other functions containing sound work just fine and this modem has always had sound prior to a registry clean up --- one site suggested a registery fix program that I hestitate to do as this is what ran me into the registry problem to begin with , any ideas?
 

A:Solved: No modem noise

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All,

I'm trying to fix a XPS/Dimension 400/9150 which exhibits bizarre symptoms.

On startup, before POST, the system will emit a noise from the system speaker and, following the noise, hang indefinitely without booting.

A recording of the noise can be found here: WMA Recording of noise

It did this to me 8 weeeks ago, and I stripped it down and put it back together, and it persisted. However, when I removed and reinserted the IDE-like connector between the MB and the front power panel, it booted OK and has run for 8 weeks or so.

This time, no amount of resitting of that connector solved it, but a step-by step strip and test solved the problem by removing and reinserting RAM in socket 4.

At the end of this test, it exhibited these symptoms with only MB, Processor, CPU fan, 2 x RAM and HDD inserted. The RAM memtests fine and, as I said, this was solved previously without reseating the RAM.

It is obviously only a matter of time before it does it again. My thoughts are all MB related, what are yours?
 

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first off the weird noise..
every now and then when i hit the power button on the PC, it makes a very loud humming nose...much higher than the normal hum of it....
once i hit the power button and turn it back on the noise stops

any idea what it is?

Next, im on dial up....and usually dialed up to the internet 24/7......
this used to never happen....but im getting busy signals and error messages...and getting ddisconnected it seems for no reason....

woudl this be my software(AOL), or the modem is just to old?
(and would a newer modem, speed up a dial up connection...i know it oculdnt be much, but you know)

thanks....
 

A:a weird noise..and a modem prob..

so wait...the computer is in a off state, and pushing the button only results in this hum? then, pushing the button a second time finally does the trick? from what you said, it is hard for me to understand exactly what is happening. if this happens, you have yourself a power supply problem, or a bad fan somewhere. try isolating the sound to a particular area or component.



but im getting busy signals and error messages...and getting disconnected it seems for no reason....Click to expand...

AOL does this all the time to its customers (usually on purpose), and that's just the tip of the iceberg. i reccomend you get a real ISP, such as earthlink or consider broadband or even DSL.

if you do decide to cancel your account, remembe that AOL employees are instructed to not comply with the customer's request until they have said 'cancel the account' for the third time. the employees are rewarded on a per-customer basis for 'persuading' you to keep your account. although i have never given my real first name to an AOL employee, on many occasions customers have paid me to get thier account cancelled after thier unsuccessful attempts to do so. and dealing with AOL reps is a terrible, terrible thing to go through.
 

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When I am logging onto the net or downlaoding from the Net I sometimes hear a screeching/squealing noise comoing from the internal modem area.

I have a new Compaq Presario 5461 (Jan 00) with internal modem. So far, it's been impossible to log onto the Compaq site to post this question to them.

Is it the modem making that noise?? Is it something I should keep on top of ?? What might happen and what should I do about this?
 

A:Solved: Screeching noise -- Modem?

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I am looking into getting a phone in-line noise filter for my 56K modem line (NOT DSL). But I'm not sure how well these things work.

I contacted the phone company and they recommended to get one to try, if it works. The "noise" is not coming from the house line, it is from the line in the street that can't be fixed (Says the AT&T/Verizon).

So a phone line noise filter is my option right now. How well do these things work?

Thanks for the help.

Scott
 

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How's that for a title.

About a week ago my dial-up modem started making a static noise, almost like a sparking noise, when connecting and was connecting about 25-40% slower. I called the ISP/Phone Company, they came out and used a laptop on both of my phone numbers. The signal was clear.

I went to my computer store and they installed a new modem. At their shop, there was no noise. As soon as I got home, I tried it and the noise was back.

Then I got a UPS for the computer and monitor, unplugged the printer, the speakers and any phones on the line. After the computer booted, I unplugged the main cord to the UPS, isolating the computer, and dialed-up again. The noise was still there.

I'm at my wits end. Remember, the modem worked fine at the store and the ISP's laptop worked fine on both phone lines.

I am using a Intel 915 mobo, [email protected], 1gRam, ModemBlaster V.92 modem, Acer AL1912 19" LED monitor, MS Keyboard and a Logitech cordless mouse. The entire system is 6 months old. Oh yea, W-2000Pro, AVG and SpyBot.

Any ideas will be greatly appreciated.

Steve-x8086
 

A:Dial-Up Modem New Noise Static Slow

Well, to add to everything above, I only connected the computer and monitor to the UPS. Only the keyboard and mouse were connected to the computer. Then I turned off the main disconnect for my house power so that only the UPS and the computer was running in the house. Still have the problem.

This eliminated any electrical items in the house that may be causing the problem.

So, it's off to the tech guys tomorrow. Only this time I'm taking the monitor, keyboard and mouse to make sure that they aren't causing the problem. The last time I went to them, I only took the computer and they used their monitor, ect...

I'll let you know, Steve-x8086
 

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Hi All

A friend of my mums who is 70 has a dialup which has stopped working on XP

It dials and when the good old noise potters away, it just makes a winey noise as though it cant talk to the other end then just loops but doesnt disconnect.

I have changed the model and same thing. Created a new dialup connection and the same thing

She wont move to broadband lol lovely as she is. Says dialup is enough as she only uses it a few minutes a day.

Any ideas chaps?

Cheers

Rob
 

A:56K modem doesnt connect. Just long noise

dial the number by hand on a normal phone and see if you get a modem at the other end -
it should make the same noise and try to "handshake"
maybe its the other end thats down
 

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I installed a new modem, and plugged in the line-in phone wire and a telephone handset. If you pick up the handset there is a loud annoying humming noise. This happens whether the computer is on or off.

I tried it in two different PCI slots with the same results. I installed the drivers and still the same.

I tried the same modem in a different computer. It works fine.

Anyone have any ideas on what is causing this?
 

A:Modem causing noise on phone line

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I'll give anyone who reads this as much info as possible.

I have a desktop build that contains these parts:
ASRock > N68-S UCC
Rocketfish
200gb hdd (shows up as about 186 gb)
4 gb ddr ram (motherboard only supports ddr2)
Amd Phenom II 3.1GHZ dual core cpu
some sort of forward slot that has one usb 2.0 port with media card slots (sd card, micro sd, smart card ect)
a dvd (aka cd drive) by sony
nvidia gt 520 (silent model with a HUGE heatsink)
550 watt psu

Here's the deal... The sound was not working. I would plug in headphones/speakers and no joy from any ports. NO sound what so ever. So I opened it up, and there is absolutely no reason why it would not be working except there is no cable for "hd audio" and that there's no cables on usb power 2 and some random "fan" all on the motherboard. I also found these weird connectors, as if a cable had been stripped from the cable connector. This is an older computer, I don't know its full history but it was very weird.

So I tried resetting the cables. Powered it back on, and no joy. The video was gone. Acer model 15" reports that there is no signal, and then goes to an amber light on the power light.

I'm afraid I have killed my motherboard. I took it out of the casing, did the bread setup and tried it with different ram and a brand new 350 watt PSU. No joy again. Tried clearing the CMOS... looked for obvious motherboard damage (found none) all parts in good condition* except for one thing............... Read more

A:Comp will not start (black screen NO POST) Cd drive making odd noise.

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Here's the problem:

We (myself and my room mate) just hooked up a new U.S. Robotics 56K Faxmodem for Windows (running Windows 98 Second Edition) and have encountered some background noise (static) on our regular phones. We have it on the same phone line, and the static goes away when we unplug the phone line from the modem.

We have troubleshooted the actual phone line and all of its connections, so we are positive it's coming from the modem itself.

The modem is brand new, out of the box for less than 36 hours (at the time of this posting). Do you have any ideas as to what might be causing this or any ideas how to go about eliminating it?

Any help is appreciated.
 

A:Background noise on phone line after modem hookup

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I have a US robotics 56K V92 FaxModem 5686E, which I just started using. We do "not" have call waiting on our phone line.

When some one calls and the modem is on, there is so much static you can not hear them. The last time I had the modem turned off and the call came through fine.

Could the problem be in the Dip Switches? They are set as 3, 5, 8 down, the rest up.

Also I the OS I am now using most is Ubuntu Dapper Drake 6.06. I can not see at what speed I am logged on at when I activate the modem. Is there a place I can go on Linux and see my hook up speed?

Crafty
 

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OK now. Here's the background:

Broadcom modem with V.92 Data/Fax/Voice version 3.5.25 driver
Windows XP SP2 up-to-date on all patches

Foreground:
No matter whom or what other modem I try to connect to, I am not able to establish anything higher than a 26,400 bps connection. Below are the results of four attempts (one to each of my local AOL numbers) via HyperTerminal:

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AOL Test 1
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Call Statistics:

Negotiated Modulation : V.34/V.34+
Initial Data Rate : 26400 / 24000
Final Data rate : 26400 / 24000
Carrier Freq : 1829 Hz / 1829 Hz
Symbol Rate : 3200 / 3200
Retrains requested : 000
Retrains granted : 000
Signal Level : -22 dBm / -10 dBm
Round Trip Delay : 0040 ms
SNR : 30 dB
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AOL Test 2
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Call Statistics:

Negotiated Modulation : V.34/V.34+
Initial Data Rate : 26400 / 24000
Final Data rate : 26400 / 24000
Carrier Freq : 1829 Hz / 1920 Hz
Symbol Rate : 3200 / 3200
Retrains requested : 000
Retrains granted : 000
Signal Level : -23 dBm / -10 dBm
Round Trip Delay : 0023 ms
SNR : 29 dB

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AOL Test 3:
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Call Statistics:

Negotiated Modulation : V.34/V.34+
Initial Data Rate : 26400 / 24000
Final Data rate : 26400 / 24000
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A:Broadcom modem connection issues - or is it line noise?!

Have you tried any other telephone jacks?
I once rewired my whole upstairs trying to solve a problem like this only to find out years later when I went broadband and removed all my modem plugs from 3 computers, one of them freed up the band width as I noticed later.
 

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Was organizing and cleaning up a cable nightmare. Got them all zip tied together and plugged back in. A popping noise occurred and the modern will not turn on. The part that plugs into the wall was hot and very faint odd burnt odor. Is a new one required? Or just new cable? No idea.

A:Zip tie cables. Upon reconnection loud popping noise. Modem not workin

Fieldnator89,
It's not likely the cables but the power supply (wall wart) to the modem that sounds and smells to have gone bad.

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The Truth about DSL: The modem mismomer - transceiver(dsl bridge)
Modern equipment that sends digital rather than analog data can safely use much more of the telephone line's capacity. DSL does just that.

I will briefly describe the 4 Most common forms of DSL:

1. Very high bit-rate DSL (VDSL) - This is a fast connection, but works only over a short distance.

2. Symmetric DSL (SDSL) - This connection, used mainly by small businesses, doesn’t allow you to use the phone at the same time, but the speed of receiving and sending data is the same.

3. Rate-adaptive DSL (RADSL) - This is a variation of ADSL, but the modem
can adjust the speed of the connection depending on the length and quality of the line

4. ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) - Most common technology for transmitting digital information at high bandwidths on existing phone lines to homes and businesses.

While its true that DSL and ISDN transmit data across the analog POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) lines of the telephone company, its not analog signals that your home pc is sending and receiving to the phone company, but rather digital.

Most residential customers incorrectly call their DSL transceiver a "DSL modem." The engineers at the Telephone Company or ISP call it an ATU-R (ADSL-Transmission Unit). It's the point where data from the user's computer or network is connected to the DSL line. At the customer's location there is a DSL transceiver, and your ISP s... Read more

A:Solved: The DSL Modem or transciever debate. Please post.

Since you cant just shove digital signals down a phone line, you still need to convert them to the analogue domain first!

In fact, the line is assigned 256 4 kHz channels, which are each QAM modulated (QAM is Quadrature Amplitude Modulation) The traditional V32 modem also used QAM as its modulation technique, so why would the adsl interface be considered any differently.

see: (sorry ... I had to remove the link ... not allowed)

even the chip manufacturers call them modems (
4 more links deleted ...There are literally hundreds, search using google if your interested)

If you even just quickly look at the above link, the word "Modulate" jumps out several times.

Whether you chose to still think of the box as a modem or not is up to you, but it does both modulate the outgoing data, and demodulates the incomming data, so by definition, it is still a modem.

The same is true for wireless networking and most other forms of data transmission. The only exception that comes to mind is optical fibre, but even that is not really 100% true.

I would bet that the original designers of the ADSL trancievers considered them to be modems.
 

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:36:08 PM, on 1/9/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ACS.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\WOW Vision\Genesis Client\WPGApplicationLauncher.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\o2flash.exeC:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\Omniserv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CCM\CcmExec.exeC:\Program Files\WOW Vision\Genesis Client\GenesisStreamingServer.exeC:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32&#... Read more

A:DrWatson Post Modem which results from explorer error

Howdy, my name is Hoov, and I will be helping you with your dilemma.

Please make sure you watch this thread for responses. If you click the options tab at the top of your first post, you can select to track this thread.

Here is what I am asking you to do during the repair of your computer

*Tell me everything that you have done, if anything, to try and fix this problem.

*Please only use 1 forum to help clear up your problem. Posting on more than 1 and following instructions from more than 1 forum will cause those helping you to pull out thier hair.

*Follow my instructions - If you can't for some reason, or if you don't understand something, please tell me. If you deviate from my instructions, tell me, it may make a difference on where we go. Don't install anything, even other programs that have nothing to do with security or malware, it could cause things to change, and I would never know it.

*Have faith. I will do all I can to get your computer working, and if I can't - someone else here will know something else to try.

*Stick with me to the end. My aim is to fix your problems, and give you the tools and knowledge to keep this from happening again.

Now onto trying to fix your computer.

Go to the add remove program control panel and uninstall ANYTHING that begins with Trellian. Let me know if that does anything.

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So this issue is really starting to bother me. After getting rid of a pretty nasty virus it still won't let me connect to the internet. I've tried many things (resetting IP and other stuff that's doable while offline) but it still won't connect.

I'm using Windows XP Professional and I believe that my issue lies in post-virus corruption of key files and that is where I am stuck. In my services.mgr, my TCP/IS NetBIOS help will not start (via a 1071 error), and the same goes for my DCHP client too citing the same error.

If you need more information let me know, otherwise I am stuck and have no idea what the next step is
 

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I am running Windows XP. Prior to last Saturday, everything worked fine.

Last Saturday, Comcast installed a cable modem at my new apartment, using my Toshiba Satellite laptop to complete the installation. At some point during the installation process, the technician had me enter information, and one of the fields had Mozilla Firefox selected for something (I was on the phone when he insisted i sit down and fill in the fields, so I wasn't paying as much attention as I should have been). Currently, Firefox now has perfect access to the internet, but nothing else is able to get online access, all even when connected via hardline directly to the modem. When I say nothing else, i mean iTunes ("iTunes could not access the iTunes store. You do not have permission to access the requested resource. please make sure your network connection is active and try again"), Gmail Notifier ("An error has occurred. Cannot read your messages (bad data;1)"), Kodak EasyShare, Weather Channel Desktop Weather 4 ("Forbidden you do not have permission to access on this server"), AIM ("A server error occurred"), even Internet Explorer ("403 Forbidden you don't have permission to access on this server") or installation software for new hardware (i.e. my new router).

My computer worked perfectly fine on other networks prior to the comcast installation, and my roommate's computer (which does not have firefox installed) cannot access the i... Read more

A:post-Comcast modem installation, can only access internet via Mozilla Firefox

Alright first off, sounds like its the firewall. Is the modem and modem/router combo? If so its possible it has a built in firewall. If you go into CMD (From the Run Command)
do this:
Run:
"CMD"
type : "ipconfig"
Copy the IP address given for the "Default Gateway" (This is the IP address for your router/modem.
Open firefox and type that IP address in
You should be prompted for input a User ID and Password.
Default for most routers is Admin / Password
Once inside navigate around for a "Security" section, and look to see if there is a Firewall running, if so disable it and try some other application (ie I-tunes) once you apply the settings.
If Admin and Password doesn't work
Google the name of your router + password and you should get some hits on what is the default user id and password for the router you have.

Happy Hunting.
 

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I hope someone may be able to tell me how to fix the problem I'm having with my modem. My modem makes a loud humming static noise while dialing to get on the internet or to talk with someone and then disconnects and ends the call immediately after dialing. Sometimes there is no static noise while dialing and then the loud humming starts immediately after dialing and the telephone call terminates after about 30 seconds. On one call, I heard someone talking from the other end of the phone line but couldn't understand what they were saying because of the loud static.
I have an IBM Aptiva computer, with a windows95 operating system and an IBM Aptiva 28.8 mwave Data Fax modem which is located right on the mother board. I bought the computer new about 5 years ago.
I'm not too familiar with technical terminology, although I have looked in every part of my computer. I looked at a lot of things under system, modem, network neighborhood, program manager and communications, but everything looks normal. IBM notified me that they don't stock this modem any longer. I'm at a complete loss of any new ideas on how to fix this problem exept to try a new modem which I'm a little hesitant to buy until I'm sure the one I have is bad. Any help I can get woud be appreciated. Thank you.
 

A:Modem makes loud static noise while dialing and then disconnects itself after dialing

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Anyone know of a 3rd- or possibly freeware that will help me eliminate all the duplicates of songs in my itunes?

A:Itunes and duplicate duplicate songs

auslogics duplicate file finder i've been using..

set like this..

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Hi,  I just bought Envy x360 2-in-1 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory and I found it is making noise even if I am not doing anything.  I completed my account setup and install chrome and started using the laptop; the noise is continuouly coming up- not sure cooling fan or HD noise.  I am thinking to replace it (might be defective) or return it.  Please advice if anyone has any experience with this model.  

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I sure hope you guys can help. I'm on travel for work and this computer is driving me nuts. I would just format but all my CDs are at home.The computer is making the clicking noises like when using internet explorer - click on a link and it makes a noise - its doing this a lot. It also randomly plays music for a few seconds at almost max volume. Everything else seems to be working OK, just slow internet but I think that has to do with the hotel internet being slow.What I have done so far:1. Full scan with Symantec Endpoint (updated of course), nothing found.2. Spybot full scan: found a few things but still making noises3. Malwarebytes full scan: found a few more things but still making noises.4. Ran Combo Fix on advice from a friend and THEN found this site.- ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))c:\documents and settings\Joe\Application Data\inst.exec:\windows\system32\st326159.dllMBR is infected with the Whistler Bootkit !!-BTW, I tried to run GMER and it shut down my computer mid scan.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Joe at 4:34:04.84 on Fri 07/30/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3572.2542 [GMT -4:00]AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}FW: Symantec Endpoint Protection *enabled* ... Read more

A:Random clicking noise, blip noise and music

Good evening. Please download MBRCheck.exe by a_d_13 from here and save it to your Desktop. Double click the file to begin the scan. A Command Window will open and after the scan has completed you will be prompted to press <ENTER> to exit. A text file called MBRCheck_date/time.txt can be found on the Desktop. I'd like you to post the contents in your next reply.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Download Preformat.zip from here and save it to your Desktop. You will need to extract the file.Right click on the zipped folder and from the menu that appears, click on Extract All...In the 'Extraction Wizard' window that opens, click on Next> and in the next window that appears, click on Next> again. In the final window, click on FinishYou should now see a folder with a .vbs file in it. Double click Preformat.vbs to run it and a text file called Preformat.txt should be created in the same folder - either that or you'll get an error message.Please copy and paste the contents of the text file into your next reply and then you can delete both of the folders and their contents.

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I just received X1 Extreme.
Everything works fine and as expected, but there is one thing that keeps bugging me.
It's a weird little electric noise X1E makes.
 
Here is the electric noise.
I am not sure what causes this noise but I think this happens when the fan starts running.
I don't think the laptop should make this kind of noise since there is no HDD, CD, or other parts that makes noise other than fan.
And fan should not make those electric noise.
 
Also, I noticed that there is little rattling sound (only noticable when I put my ears very close to bottom of laptop).
 
The elctric sound happens when heavy-loading and the rattling sound is unnoticeable.
But I am worried if there is some malfunctioning hardware in my laptop.
 
Does anyone have similar issue? Is this normal?
 
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A:Thinkpad X1 Extreme weird noise / Fan Noise

I received my X1 Extreme yesterday. So far great machine, but I have niggle with the fans. When testing the machine, the fans kick in as expected, but as well as a general "whoosh" sound of air blowing, which is sort of loud, I also hear a faint high pitched sound that is a little annoying; it is more prevalant in the right fan.
 
Is this fan loudness and the faint high pitched sound just normal for these fans? I am in two minds whether to return or get someone out to fix it up, only to find it is 'normal' for these laptops. Any thoughts, or experiences from others?
 
Here is a link of the fan sound I am experiencing.... https://youtu.be/k_Z5zOUMsUM This recording was taken about 15-20cm away from the device on the right side, opposite the power button. You can hear them slowly ramping up, and then ramping down.
Btw the way I am not concerned as to when the fans come, as that is working fine, it is just the sound they are making, in particular the background high pitched sound, and whether they are supposed to be this loud?

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