Internal modem problem

  Madscot_uk 18:55 28 Jul 2005
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I recently bought an OEM internal ASDL modem as before 2 PC's were sharing an external BT voyager 100 usb modem, which got a little annoying. To install the drivers you have to choose from a possible 3;
1.RFC 1483, bridged ethernet over ATM
2.RFC 2364, point to point protocol over ATM
3.RFC 2516, point to point protocol over Ethernet

Option 2 seemed the most logical to me, installed the drivers, set up connection etc. I have managed to get it to connect once for a period of about 30 secs. The connection with the BT modem still works, unless i try to get the internal modem to connect when it cuts out with an error msg 'windows cannot find the adress book entry'. Both are connected through a dual socket box with seperate ASDL filters and it doesn't matter which socket i use.

What have i done wrong

  mgmcc 13:14 29 Jul 2005

<<<What have i done wrong>>>

Probably having two ADSL modems connected to the phone line simultaneously. You certainly cannot have both connecting to the internet simultaneously, but I believe you shouldn't even have them both plugged into the phone line, even if one is inactive.

PPPoA or PPPoATM (PPP over asynchronous transfer mode) should be the correct option to select.

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