Re: LT Win Modems

John David M. Miller ( (no email) )
Mon, 1 Jun 1998 15:24:33 -0400


I have done some searches on HP's website. They had
a driver upgrade but not much in the way of a firmware

I will check your link and cross my fingers.

We did the 6.1 upgrade today. So far so good. USR v.90
upgraded modems are connecting at up to 50k.

John Miller

-----Original Message-----
From: Josh Hillman <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, June 01, 1998 1:44 PM
Subject: Re: LT Win Modems

>> From: John David M. Miller <>
>> We are having a heck of a time with the LT Win Modems
>> installed in the HP Pavillons and Compaq Presarios. We
>> are running Ascend 4048s with current software. Anybody else
>> seeing disconnections, system not answering, error? Anyone
>> come up with a string or other modification that corrects the
>> problem? It seem to vary from unit to unit. Some connect fine
>> other will never connect.
>What OS version are you using on your Max? The customers may need to
>upgrade their firmware code in their modems. We ran into this problem
>several months ago with some Compaq modems. They wouldn't connect until
>the firmware in them was upgraded (especially K56Flex modems with older
>firmware versions). See for some info
>and links to the manufacturer pages... (the info is useful even if the
>modems are V.34)
>Right now, the only modems that we know of that refuses to connect to us
>are the IBM Aptiva MWave modems.
>Yesterday, Ascend released OS version 6.1.0 which includes V.90 version
>2.084. Though the V.90 part may not be relevant to the customers that are
>having the problems, the OS upgrade in general may take care of some
>I haven't upgraded from 6.0.4 to 6.1.0 yet, but will probably do so in a
>couple days.
>Josh Hillman