On Wed, 2004-06-30 at 23:23, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Conor Wynne (weeboy at conorwynne.com):
>> > Well this one works (allegedly) and its only $9.95 - Intel
>> [an Intel/Ambient/Cirrus "HaM" winmodem]
>> Just a related point that this reminds me of (one that occurred to me a
> few years ago): When I heard of the first Windows-dependent _external_
> modem, I wondered to myself how one could reliably determine, preferably
> from sales literature, whether a modem is a winmodem or not. You might,
> say, want to buy a modem as inexpensively as possible but not have
> winmodem-related driver, performance, and system-load problems. Here's
> what I came up with.
>> Danger signs:
Also watch out for 'controllerless', HCF or HSF as softmodem flags.
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