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Verify that the Mute option is not selected.
Check that the Mute check box is not selected in the Windows volume control.
Note:
You may need to reinstall the sound drivers. See
My m odem connection is slow.
Many factors influence modem connection speed:
Telephone line noise
Incompatibility with other telephone equipment such as fax machines or other modems.
Internet Service Providers (ISP) connection capability may vary.
If you think your modem is not connecting properly to other PC-based modems, fax machines, or your ISP, check the
following:
Contact your phone company and ask them to verify that your phone line is free from line noise.
If your problem is fax-related, check that there are no problems with the fax machine you are calling and that it is
compatible with fax modems.
For optimum performance, verify that your ISP point of presence (POP) phone number is compliant with V.90
standards.
If you are having a problem connecting with your ISP, check that they are not experiencing technical problems.
Try connecting your modem through another phone line, if available.
My m odem does not work.
Your modem may be experiencing equipment or software conflicts. If your modem is not functioning properly, check the
following:
Check that the phone line is plugged into the Line jack.
Check that the phone line is working. You can check the line by plugging in a standard telephone and listening for a
dial tone.
Check that the access phone number (POP) is correct.
All software applications that are preinstalled by Sony are compatible with your computer modem. If you have
installed other software, contact the software publisher for information on how to configure the software to
recognize the modem.
If it appears that your modem is not functioning properly, check the device status.
1.
Click Start in the Windows taskbar, then click Control Panel.
2.
Click Printers and Other Hardware and then select Phone and Modem Options.
3.
From the Modems tab, click to select your modem.
4.
Click Properties. The Modem Properties window appears.
5.
Review the information in the Device status section. If your modem is not working properly, click the
troubleshoot button. The VAIO Help and Support Center window appears.
6.
Follow the onscreen instructions to resolve the problem.
Note:
You may need to reinstall the modem drivers. See
Why does m y m odem disconnect when m y com puter goes into Stand by m ode?
The preinstalled Lucent
operating system. For optimal use, Sony recommends that you do not change the preset modem settings in the Power
Management Properties window.
How do I change m y m odem to rotary or Touch- Tone dialing?
1.
Click Start in the Windows taskbar, then click Control Panel.
2.
Click Printers and Other Hardware, then click Phone and Modem options.
To Use the Driver Recovery CD
Win Modem does not support the Wake On Ring (WOR) feature of the Microsoft
To Use the Driver Recovery CD
for more information.
for more information.
Windows
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