Installation of a modem driver
When you have attached the modem to the computer, you can
install the GSM modem driver on your computer's operating system.
high quality modems allow a simple installation of the modem driver.
For the Wavecom modem, for instance, a Standard 56000 modem driver can be
installed. If you have a different sort of modem, the steps described below will
be more complicated. Then you will have to select the driver provided
by the manufacturer of the mobile phone or data cable when selecting
the driver during the installation procedure.
Select Start Menu / Settings / Control Panel /
Add hardware to open the Add Hardware Wizard
window (Figure 1).
Figure 1 - Add Hardware Wizard
Continue to install the standard
modem driver by selecting Add a new hardware device (Figure 2).
Figure 2 - Selecting Add a new hardware device
the Advanced mode (Install the hardware that I manually
select from a list). See Figure 3.
Figure 3 - Selecting Install the hardware that I manually select from a
Select the Modems item (Figure 4).
Figure 4 - Selecting the Modems option
Select Don't detect my modem; I will select it from a list
Figure 5 - Preventing autodetection
Select the modem driver (Figure 6).
Figure 6 - Selecting the modem driver
Select the port for the modem to be installed (Figure 7).
Figure 7 - Selecting the port
After you have selected the port for the modem,
you can start to install and configure the GSM Modem protocol.
You can find the installation and configuration instructions
GSM Modem Connectivity page.
One of the steps you need to take is to select the GSM modem or
the COM port your device is attached to (Figure 8).
Figure 8 - Selecting the port in the Device settings tab
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