Configure dialup modem to use maximum port speed

Set BPS for the modem:
  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Double click the Phone and Modem options-applet
  3. Select the Modems-tab
  4. Choose your modem and press the Properties-button
  5. Select the Modem-tab
  6. Set the Maximum Port Speed to:
    • 115200 if having a 56K modem
    • 57600 if having a 28.8K/33.6K modem
Set BPS for the serial port:
  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Double click the Phone and Modem options-applet
  3. Select the Modems-tab
  4. Choose your modem and press the Properties-button
  5. Select the Advanced-tab
  6. Press the Change Default Preferences...-button
  7. Set the Port Speed to:
    • 115200 if having a 56K modem
    • 57600 if having a 28.8K/33.6K modem
  8. Set the Data Protocol to Forced EC (If problems set back to Standard)
  9. Set the Compression to Enabled (Unless using a WinModem)
  10. Set the Flow control to Hardware
Set BPS for the connection:
  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Double click the Network and Dial-up Connections-applet
  3. Right click your dial-up connection and choose Properties
  4. Select the General-tab
  5. Press the Configure-button.
  6. Set the Maximum Speed (bps) to:
    • 115200 if having a 56K modem
    • 57600 if having a 28.8K/33.6K modem
More Info MS KB308022

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Updated: 15 May 2007

Comments:

  1. majid says:

    my dial up connection reverse back to DORMANT MODE .

    What could be the reason please comment

    Regards

  2. Steve says:

    Hehe it helped, but instead i put max port speed to like 900000 or so, im getting 8-12kbps downloads =)

  3. ABTiN says:

    I Cant Connect to internet with 56kb modem when i choose max port speed more than 38400 is it the way to speed up my conection?

  4. ABTiN says:

    Sorry for mistakes

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