readme.txt Driver File Contents (7510876.exe)

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Red Owl PCI modem driver
Version 2.1.2.171.019
Windows 2000
7510876
06/13/2001
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Table of Contents
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Overview
Identification
Installation
Removal
Troubleshooting
Reason for Update
Applicable Part Numbers
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Overview

This is the Windows(r) 2000 driver for the Conexant 56k PCI Red Owl modem, Gateway part numbers 6001633, 6001681, 6001260.


Identification

To determine if this is the correct modem driver for your computer, use the following directions to check Device Manager and verify the modem.

1.  Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. 

2.  In Control Panel, double-click the System icon.

3.  In the System Properties dialog box, click the Device Manager tab.

4.  On the Device Manager tab, double-click Modem.

5.  Listed under Modem should be 56K PCI Voice Modem SF-1156IV R9A.  If it is listed, you have the proper driver.


Installation



Download the file to the desktop, and then follow these steps. 

1.  Double-click the 7510876.exe file. 

2.  In the WinZip Self-Extractor dialog box, click Unzip to expand the files to the C:\cabs\7510876 folder.  When finished, click OK, and then click Close. 

3.  Close all open programs. 

4.  Click Start, and then click Run.  In the Run dialog box, in the Open text box, type: C:\cabs\7510876\Setup.exe.  Click OK. 

5.  An Updating Hardware Information Database dialog box opens, followed by three New Hardware Found dialog boxes for the PCI Modem Enumerator, the 56k PCI Voice Modem SF-1156IV R9A, and the Unimodem Half Duplex Wave Device.  When finished, the driver installation is complete. 

6.  Click Start, and then click Shut Down.  In the What do you want the computer to do list, click Restart, and then click OK. 


Removal

1.  Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. 

2.  In Control Panel, double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon. 

3.  In the Add/Remove Programs Properties dialog box, on the Install/Uninstall tab, in the list of installed programs, click 56k PCI Voice Modem SF-1156IV R9A (Uninstall), and then click Add/Remove. 

4.  The 56k PCI Voice Modem SF-1156IV R9A (Uninstall) is removed from the list, signifying that the software removal is complete.  


Reason for Update

New WHQL driver for this device.


Applicable Part Numbers

6001633, 6001681, 6001260 GVC 56K PCI Voice Modem (Red Owl)
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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