ADSL USB Modem issues - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-23-2006, 11:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1
Default ADSL USB Modem issues

Basically what happens:
Install the modem drivers from disc, then insert the USB cable, and then it either freezes, reboots, or blue screens. I've had the ADSL USB modem replaced, it worked fine for a day, rebooted, wouldn't connect, same thing happened. Also, when I leave the USB cable in when booting up, it will not load past the boot screen (but of course I can get into safe mode). My motherboard drivers are fine, other USB devices are fine. And it's not the USB port, I've tried several. It would also do the same issue on another system.

I've tried a reinstallation of the O/S, which was XP Home, now on XP pr0. Like I said, the brand of modem doesn't matter.

However, I noticed that if I delete all the files in "Temporary Internet Files" and "Temp" then I was able to plug in the USB cable, and then connect without any trouble. I have a few screenshots etc.

C:\DOCUME~1\Admin\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER10a8.dir00\Mini 032306-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\Admin\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER10a8.dir00\sysd ata.xml

Those were the files that Windows Error Report or w/e said caused the problem (I get the "system has recovered from" etc message). Therefore, I delete the whole Temp folder (seems to have worked).

Any help would be greatly accepted. Thanks in advanced.
userx is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:04 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.