You cannot hear sound from your speakers if headphones are connected to
If the software application you are using has its own volume control, check
that the volume is turned up.
Check the volume controls in the Windows® operating system using these
Click Start in the Windows taskbar, then select Control Panel.
Select Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices, then click "Adjust the
From the Volume tab, adjust the Device volume by moving the slider bar
to the desired sound level. Verify that the Mute option is not selected.
Check that the Mute check box is not selected in the Windows volume
You may need to reinstall the sound drivers. See "To Use the Driver Recovery CD" for
Topic: My modem connection is slow.
Many factors influence modem connection speed:
Telephone line noise
Incompatibility with other telephone equipment such as fax machines or
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.