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Old 02-22-2006, 05:06 PM   #1
kate45
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Question HP 3930 and Modem............


I am using Fedora Core 4, and My hp3930 Deskjet printer and my Winmodem I have two modems installed actually and are´t playing nice with each other. I did download the hplip for the printer and the driver for the modem, I have a general grasp of the how to install, but for some reason, I think I am missing something, because I cannot get it to work. I would really appreciate any help or pointing me in the right direction. I am running a dual boot system with Windows XP home, mostly because I have to keep windows around to do my printing, and online stuff till I can get all my ¨parts¨to play nice with each other. I ran scanmodem, and can give someone the info if they would be willing to babysit me through this.
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Old 03-15-2006, 05:05 PM   #2
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Not sure about the printer, but winmodems aren't worth the hassle and also generally have reduced speed than an external serial modem. I got a Cendyne serial modem for $10 downtown somewhere and it works like a champ. I spent a bunch of hours trying to get my winmodem to work only to have it work sporadically. Best $10 I ever spent... (At least while I was still on dialup!)
 
  


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