Instructions for Modem Blaster driver updates, to be used with a Creative Modem Blaster Product. This file contains instructions on how to update your modem's driver using the <Modem Blaster V.90 Modem Driver Update filename here> in Windows. The purpose of this latest driver set is to further enhance the modem's performance and capabilities. You must first "unzip", or "uncompress" this .ZIP file. To do this, you must follow the instructions below: 1. Find, and then Double-click on the <Modem Blaster V.90 Modem Driver Update filename here> file (use Windows Explorer) and it will automatically guide you through the steps to unzip the file to your hard drive. Be careful to note where the files unzip into, as this is the directory/folder in which the modem update drivers will be located. 2. The new files are now ready to be used for installing your Modem Blaster modem. 3. Please uninstall your modem from Windows before attempting to use these new files. Depending upon which modem model you have, you can go to the Add/Remove Programs Icon under Control Panel to locate the modem's uninstall item. 4. Next, go into the C:\Windows\INF\Other folder and look for any files relating to your modem. You can double-click on the .INF files to open them as a text file if you are unsure if they do relate to the modem. The lines of code within will identify which device they are for. Look for references to your modem's model number, and for the terms "Modem Blaster" or "Creative". Note: Users of *Windows 95 (version A), Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows NT may not have the C:\Windows\INF\Other folder. In this case, drivers will all be in the C:\Windows\INF or C:\WinNT\INF folder. The drivers that need to be removed will begin with "OEM". In such cases, each OEMxxxx.inf file will need to be opened and identified as a modem driver before deletion. 5. Once the modem has been removed from Windows, please first empty the Windows Recycle Bin, and secondly re-start your computer. 6. Once the computer comes back on, and your modem is detected, please, when prompted for the installation files (driver) for your Modem Blaster specify or "Browse" to the directory you have unzipped the files into. For example: C:\Modem. These new drivers will then be used to install your modem. *To determine which version of Microsoft Windows you are using, please right-click your mouse onto the "My Computer" icon on your Windows desktop and select Properties from the menu selections. You will see the System Properties box open and the version of Windows listed underneath the words Microsoft Windows 9x. Thank you for choosing a Creative Modem Blaster product. NOTE: You may need to enable the Show all Files option when seeking the C:\Windows\INF folder under Windows Explorer. You can do this by clicking on VIEW, then Folder Options, and the VIEW again. It is at this screen where you will select Show all files. **** End of readme ****Download Driver Pack
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.
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