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Old 07-27-2005, 01:19 PM   #46
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I had a similar problem, which seems to be rectified now.
I am on a 56k external, i originally setup the connection with kppp and was getting download speeds of 0.8 -0.9 but i disconnected from the net and setup a connection through the network icon (via the Desktop) and all seems to be fine now
Old 07-28-2005, 12:10 AM   #47
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ardent hi!
i am also using conexant modem and i downloaded the drivers from the same site as u did and results r even drastic. but i know some thing about ur case. i think u didnt read read me file of that driver. it clearly say that ur going to get 15.6k not ful 56k to get full 56k u have to pay $14
Old 07-29-2005, 06:49 PM   #48
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man... 14 $ for 56kbps? man.

not rad. way to read the README (it has that name for a readme - er, reason)

Old 07-29-2005, 07:19 PM   #49
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Ardent, does your problem correlate w/ weather conditions? My speeds vary and during hot weather >80 F. degrees it is really slow. After 2 fights with my carrier, they suggested removing connection from wall for at least 5 minutes and rebooting. This of course came to nothing and I just suffer! and BTW the CPU is 10 deg. C below the max . suggested for operating.
Old 07-29-2005, 10:56 PM   #50
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mystic_durle12: yeh i paid for it so yeh i wasted my money...

and no toedoe not weather connections, other modems work fine...

thanks for the replies


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