Advice 1: How to update the modem driver

Most peripheral devices you need a driver or special software. To update modem drivers, you need to try all available methods.
How to update the modem driver
You will need
  • - installation disk;
  • - access to the Internet.
The bulk of USB modems designed to access the Internet via GPRS or 3G, have a certain amount of internal memory. It can be stored the driver files. Turn on the computer and connect it to a USB stick.
Wait some time until the operating system will automatically search for drivers. Click on "My computer" and verify that the new external drive. Open its contents and run the installer.
If such an application is missing, go to the properties of the item "Computer", available in the menu "start". Go to "device Manager".
Find equipment marked with an exclamation point. Open its properties by clicking right mouse button on the name of the modem. Go to the submenu "Driver" and click "Update". To start, specify the automatic file search.
Repeat the algorithm, choosing "install from a list or specific location". Click "Browse" and select the USB drive built into the modem. Wait for the installation work files.
Try to find necessary software, by visiting the website of the developers of 3G-modem. In addition, some drivers can be found on the website of the ISP to which you are connecting through a modem.
Download from these sites software and follow its installation. Reconnect the modem and try to activate the device.
Complete with portable DSL modems and routers typically are shipped with special discs. Insert the drive in the drive. Wait for the startup disk.
Install the suggested programs using step-by-step menu. Restart the computer and the router after this procedure.

Advice 2: How to remove the modem driver

Reasons to remove the driver of the modem can be many. For example, if you wanted to install a driver newer version, you need to delete unnecessary information from the computer. There are many ways to uninstall the driver of the modem (or other equipment), but in some cases, the driver is not removed completely that can be a problem when installing other software.
Uninstall and install the modem drivers
The simplest method, requiring no additional software is remove Windows (or another operating system, but the sequence of actions in any one of them will be similar). Usually any program (or driver) creates a folder in "local disk:/ Documents and Settings/username/start menu/programs. There shortcuts removal and run that for ease of use can be found in start/all programs/your driver and out to remove it. But it is only suitable for modems that install the driver in a separate folder in "program files" (typically modems that use SIM cards). If this approach failed, remove the following: start/control panel/add or remove programs in the list, find the name of the driverand the modem and press the "delete" button will begin the removal process.
The following method. Using standard operating system tool removal is not always smoothly, to avoid this, you need to use a special utility to uninstall the software. For the best to remove the driverand use a program such as CCleaner or Your Unistaller. The second program is better because it completely removes the software, cleaning the registry of the files related to the driver. Using it is easy: run the program, and then in the list locate the driver, click on it then click "delete (trash icon), then click "continue" and just follow the prompts until you delete the driver.
The latter method is also made by Windows. Click the right mouse button on the icon "my computer", then click on "properties", further "equipment", "device Manager", find your modem in the drop-down list of modems, click the right mouse button then "properties" and "driver". And the last thing you need to do is click on the "delete" button will begin the removal process.
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