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External

Fax Modem 56K

User Guide

M73-APO02-210

HARDWARE INSTALLATION

To install the External Fax Modem 56K card perform the following steps:

1.Turn off your computer. Make sure the power switch of your External Fax Modem 56K is also set to off.

2.Connect the RS-232cable to your External Fax Modem 56K with one end to theRS-232 port on the rear panel of the External Fax Modem 56K and the other end to the COM port of your computer.

3.Connect the provided power adapter to the AC IN port and the other end into a wall outlet.

4.Turn the Power Switch to ON and power on your computer.

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5.Connect the telephone line to the RJ-11Line port, connect the other end of the line into a telephone jack in your wall.

Note: Use only the power adapter provided with this unit. Using any incorrect power adapters will cause permanent and unpredictable damage to this External Fax Modem 56K.

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

Windows 95/98

1.Be sure the External Fax Modem 56K is well connected to your computer. Turn on your computer and start Windows.

2.Windows will automatically detect the new hardware device. Click Next to continue.

3.Load the External Fax Modem 56K floppy disk or compact disc into your computer. When Windows prompts you What do you want Windows to do? SelectSearch for the best driver for your device. (Recommended). ClickNext.

4.Follow the on-screeninstruction to proceed. The installation program will proceed automatically.

5.When Windows finish copying all the necessary files to your computer, window will prompt you to complete the installation, click Finish.

Installation for Windows 2000

1.Be sure the External Fax Modem 56K is well connected to your computer. Turn on your system and start Windows 2000.

2.Go to StartÆSettingsÆControl PanelÆSystemÆHardwareÆDevice

Manager.

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3.Modem icon should be found if Windows 2000 detects the modem. If not, go to

StartÆSettingsÆControl PanelÆPhone and Modem Options.

4.Click the Modem tab and press theAdd button to add it in.

5.Click Next to set up the modem.

6.Click Finish.

7.Go back to your desktop, and click StartÆSettingsÆControl PanelÆSystemÆHardwareÆDevice

Manager.

8.Click Modems to expand. RightclickLucent Venus Modem PnP and selectProperties.

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9.Click the Driver tab and press theUpdate Driver button.

10.When the Upgrade Device Driver Wizardwindow appears, click Next.

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11.Select Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driverand click Next.

12.Highlight Lucent Venus Modem PnPand click the Have Diskbutton.

13.Load the floppy disk or compact disc whichever contains the device driver and type the drive path. Click OK.

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14.Click Next.

15.Click Next.

16.Click Yes.

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17.Click Finish.

18.When back to the External Fax Modem 56K Properties window, clickClose to complete the driver updating.

19.To verify if the device is well installed in your system and enabled, go to the Device Manager window. TheExternal Fax Modem 56K should be found on the list. If not, contact your dealer for technical support.

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Installation for Windows Millennium

1.Be sure the External Fax Modem 56K is well connected to your computer. Turn on your system and start Windows Millennium.

2.Go to StartÆSettingsÆControl PanelÆSystemÆDevice Manager.

3.Modem icon should be found if Windows Millennium detects the modem. If not, go to

StartÆSettingsÆControl PanelÆModems.

4.Click the General tab and press theAdd button to add it in.

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