Microsoft KB Archive/175249

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Extra Modem Settings R-T for Connecting to MSN

Last reviewed: October 20, 1997
Article ID: Q175249

The information in this article applies to:

  • The Microsoft Network, versions 1.0, 1.05, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0, 2.5

SUMMARY

You may be unable to connect, or have difficulty remaining connected to MSN, The Microsoft Network. Some modems may require extra settings or specific configurations to connect to MSN.

The following table lists extra modem settings and configurations that may help specific modems connect.

NOTE: Rockwell settings may work for any modem that uses the Rockwell chipset, including Boca, Zoltrix, and Zoom 14.4 modems.

MORE INFORMATION

Manufacturer/Model      Extra Settings    Status       Configuration
Rockwell 14.4 V1.403    AT&F or &Q6&K3    CONFIRMED    Install as a
                                                       Standard 14.4
                                                       Data/Fax. Error
                                                       Control off.

Rockwell 14.4 V1.510    AT&F or &Q6&K3    CONFIRMED    Install as a
                                                       Standard 14.4
                                                       Data/Fax. Error
                                                       Control off.

Rockwell 14.4 V1.620    AT&F or \N0&K3    CONFIRMED    Install as a
                                                       Standard 14.4
                                                       Data/Fax. Error
                                                       Control off.

Rockwell 14.4 Data/Fax  Unknown           UNCONFIRMED  Install as a
                                                       Standard 14.4
                                                       Data/Fax.

Rockwell V2.00          &Q6&K3 or \N0&K4  UNCONFIRMED  None.

Rockwell 28.8dpi        S7=90S10=80       UNCONFIRMED  Use the extra
                                                       settings to stop
                                                       dropped connection
                                                       issues.

Sierra SQ3228           AT&F              UNCONFIRMED  Error Control off.

Sierra SQ3465           AT&F              UNCONFIRMED  Error Control off.

Sierra 28.8             AT&FX4&C1&D2E1    UNCONFIRMED  None.

Sierra 28.8 PnP         AT&H4             CONFIRMED    (ATI3=16550*ext-
Data/Fax/Voice                                         hyp-V34.4)

Supra (All Modems)      Unknown           UNCONFIRMED  If Fax Talk, a
                                                       program that is
                                                       provided with all
                                                       Supra modems, has
                                                       been installed,
                                                       you must remove
                                                       this program
                                                       to be able to
                                                       connect to the
                                                       Internet & MSN
                                                       service type.

Supra 28.8i PnP         AT&D0             CONFIRMED    Error Control off.
                                                       Compress Data off.
                                                       Maximum speed set
                                                       to 57600.

Supra 28.8I PnP         AT&F1&D0          UNCONFIRMED  Error Control Off.
Supra Express 28.8 PnP                                 Maximum speed set
                                                       to 57600.

Supra Diamond           AT&F1             CONFIRMED    Install as a
Express 33.6                                           Standard 28.8
                                                       Data/Fax.

Toshiba 14.4 PCMCIA     AT&F              UNCONFIRMED  None.

To add an extra setting or to change the Use Error Control or Compress Data options, use the following steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Modems.
  3. Click the modem you are using, and then click Properties.
  4. On the Connection tab, click Advanced.
  5. In the Extra Settings box, type the appropriate extra settings.
  6. Enable or disable the Use Error Control and Compress Data options as appropriate.
  7. Click OK or Close until you return to Control Panel.
Keywords          : msnconnect
Version           : WINDOWS:1.0,1.05,1.2,1.3,2.0,2.5
Platform          : WINDOWS
Issue type        : kbref

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Last reviewed: October 20, 1997
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