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bk T
22-09-2004, 04:58 PM
A dual boot machine - XP Pro SP2 (English) and XP Pro SP1 (Chinese). When running the Chinese ver, it could connect to about 48-52 kbps but when running the English ver, it could only connect to 33 kbps! Hardware is the same with exactly the same drivers loaded from the same CD but producing quite different results.

What could be the reason, SP1 is better than SP2? Or, ....

Cheers

beama
22-09-2004, 05:06 PM
is the driver using v92 in both versions
some exchanges (telecom) have compatiblty problems with v92 such as mine
somthing to do with the hardware installed and how it handles data traffic

bk T
22-09-2004, 05:17 PM
> is the driver using v92 in both versions
> some exchanges (telecom) have compatiblty problems
> with v92 such as mine
> somthing to do with the hardware installed and how it
> handles data traffic

Using the drivers from the manufacturer install disc for both versions. Not sure whether it is v92 or not.

Exactly the same hardware, same driver but giving different outputs. The English and Chinese XP os should be the same other than that one is SP1 and the other is SP2.

beama
22-09-2004, 06:41 PM
yes The reason I asked about v92 is sp2 may have upgraded your protocol from v90 to v92 standard, a remote possiblity but still a possibilty therefore the Chinese version may still be using the v90 standard protocol

bk T
22-09-2004, 06:56 PM
> yes The reason I asked about v92 is sp2 may have
> upgraded your protocol from v90 to v92 standard, a
> remote possiblity but still a possibilty therefore
> the Chinese version may still be using the v90
> standard protocol

Thanks beama, for your explanation. Is there a way to change it to v90?

Cheers

beama
22-09-2004, 08:05 PM
yes and no
yes part
there is initialization string you can use do a forum search on v90 there was a thread about this topic about six months ago

no part
I did this to my v92 modem and got so many data errors it was not really worth while