Modem drivers in Sony® VAIO RS Series
Know about Modem drivers in Sony VAIO RS Series.
Sony VAIO RS series of laptops are capable of high speed Internet connections, but in order to connect to the Internet the computer needs a modem which acts as a translator by modulating and demodulating the signals that are received and sent between the computer and the connected network or Internet. The drivers of the modem are to be separately installed before or after connecting a modem to the computer. This installation of the recommended drivers will enable your Sony VAIO RS series to recognize the device as a modem which helps in connecting the system to the desired network. These drivers can be damaged or corrupted due to many reasons for which the modem fails. Your Sony VAIO RS series will not be able to connect to any network until the issue is solved by re-installing the original drivers to restore the default settings of the modem.
Discussed below are some points that will help the user to perform a successful installation of the modem drivers on Sony VAIO RS series:
- Check the system for virus
- Getting the right driver
- System compatibility & application conflicts
- Installing driver
Check the system for virus
A thorough check or scan of all the data in your Sony VAIO RS series including system files, using an application that supports the detection and healing or deletion of potential threats in the computer like Viruses, Spyware and malware, is a good way of preparing the system before the installation of modem and its drivers. This check is important because these types of threats will try to attack and modify the operation of the modem after the installation of drivers of the modem.
Getting the right driver
Before installing the drivers for the modem, Sony VAIO RS series users should make sure that it is the right driver for the supplied piece of hardware. Installation of modem with an incompatible driver will result in modem or system malfunction and hence the user should take special care in ensuring that it is the right driver for the modem before installation. Sony VAIO RS series users are advised, to download modem drivers from the official website of the original manufacturer and continue with the installation.
Even though the user might have got the right drivers for the modem from a recommended source, it can not be guaranteed that the drivers or modem software should be compatible with the operating system or other essential software that are installed on the Sony VAIO RS series. A compatibility check should be carried out before installing the driver software to avoid system incompatibility or application conflicts. Sony VAIO RS series users should contact the manufacturer in case of compatibility problems with the system.
Before installing the driver, a restore point should be made as a standard procedure in case of any errors. The computer should have an uninterrupted supply of power, because an interruption like a power failure will corrupt the installation or even damage the system. Once all the necessary arrangements are made for the installation, plug in the modem and install the driver and other support software if any and restart the computer after finishing the installation. The user can now configure the modem settings according to the preferred connection.