Microsoft KB Archive/175288

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Extra Modem Settings D-H for Connecting to MSN

Last reviewed: November 3, 1997
Article ID: Q175288

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 or maintain a connection to MSN.

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
Delrina 14.4 PCMCIA          &Q6&K3           CONFIRMED    None.

Diamond Multimedia           AT&F             UNCONFIRMED  Error Control
Telecommander 3500                                         on. Compress
                                                           Data off.
                                                           Maximum speed
                                                           setting 38400.

Diamond Multimedia           AT&F             CONFIRMED    Error Control
TeleCommander 2500                                         on. Compress
14.4 data/fax                                              Data off.

Diamond Multimedia           \N3%C0           UNCONFIRMED  Error Control
TeleCommander 2500                                         off.

14.4 data/fax

Diamond Multimedia           AT&F             CONFIRMED    Error Control
TeleCommander 3500                                         on. Compress
28.8 data/fax                                              Data off.
                                                           Maximum speed
                                                           setting 38400.

Digicom 14.4 SoftModem       \N0&K4           CONFIRMED    None.

Digicom 14.4                 &Q6&K3           CONFIRMED    None.

Digicom Connection 14.4+     &K3%C0           CONFIRMED    Error control
                                                           off. (This is
                                                           with the
                                                           Digicom
                                                           SoftModem
                                                           drivers
                                                           installed.)

DigiCom 14.4 SoftModem TEST  \N0&K4           UNCONFIRMED  None.

DigiCom Scout 28.8 TEST      AT&F1            UNCONFIRMED  None.

DigiCom Connection 144+      &K3%C0           UNCONFIRMED  Error Control
(with SoftModem drivers                                    off.

installed)

Digital DS144F Internal      AT&FW2&C1&D2&K3& UNCONFIRMED  Complete
Systems Modem                Q5S7=60S36=7S46=              initialization
                             138S48=7S95=47                strings do not
                                                           always work.
                                                           Contact the
                                                           manufacturer.

Digitan Digital 14.4         AT&F             UNCONFIRMED  Let Windows
Data/Fax                                                   detect modem as
                                                           a 14.4 Data/Fax.
                                                           (ATI4 or
                                                           ATI6=RCV144DPI)

Digitan 28.8 V.34            AT&F1            UNCONFIRMED  Error Control
(in HP Pavilion)                                           off.

GateWay Telepath 14.4        s11+50           CONFIRMED    Install as
                                                           Telepath 14.4
                                                           or if drivers
                                                           unavailable,
                                                           install as a
                                                           Standard 14.4.

GateWay Telepath 28.8        AT&F1&K3         CONFIRMED    Error Control
                                                           off.

GateWay Telepath 28.8 V6.0   AT&F1&K3         CONFIRMED    Error Control
                                                           off.

GateWay Telepath II 28.8     Unknown          UNCONFIRMED  Error Control
PCMCIA                                                     off.

GateWay Telepath II 33.6     AT&H1&K0&R2      UNCONFIRMED  (ATI4= Gateway
                             S72=90 S9=2                   Telepath II
                             S10=100                       33.6 voice/data)
                                                           Works with USR
                                                           Sportster 28.8
                                                           driver.

GateWay Telepath II 33.6     S32=16           UNCONFIRMED  Works with USR
                                                           Sportster 33.6Vi
                                                           driver.

GVC F1114 VR6                Unknown          UNCONFIRMED  Install as a
                                                           Standard 14.4.

Hewlett-Packard Pavilion     AT&F             UNCONFIRMED  Error Control
5030/Prometheus 14.4                                       off. Set Flow
                                                           Control to
                                                           Hardware.

Hewlett-Packard Pavilion     S7=90S10=80      UNCONFIRMED  This is used
7130 28.8 PnP                                              for dropped
                                                           connection
                                                           issues.

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: November 3, 1997
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