Modem drivers in Sony® VAIO X Series
What are the tips to install modem drivers in the Sony VAIO X series?
The Sony VAIO X series has been one of the most highly researched products of Sony® engineers. It has been designed with a sleek look and an internal configuration that is amazing. It has gained numerous awards and has been one of the best rated notebooks available. To communicate with the Internet it comes with a network interface and it requires modem drivers to be installed to make the modem work.
Here we will talk about the installation of modem drivers:
- Installing modem drivers
- The modem device information must be thoroughly checked
- Most updated drivers must be installed to avoid critical errors
Installing modem drivers
Modem drivers is the software that lets the system communicate with the modem. To install modem drivers click on ‘Start’, ‘Control Panel’ and ‘System’. When you reach the system window, click on ‘Hardware’ and ‘Device Manager’. From the device manager window, select ‘Modem’ and right click on it, click on ‘Update Driver’. It should install the drivers with the help of the installation wizard and prompts. However it is recommended to check the Internet for the most up-to-date drivers and to do that log on to the manufacturer’s site using another system and download the drivers. Following the same device manager window, install the drivers from the downloaded setup file.
The modem device information must be thoroughly checked
It is essential to check the modem device information before downloading or installing the modem drivers. To do that one must check on the system information, by clicking on ‘Start’, ‘Run’ and type ‘msinfo32’. In the following window the modem information will be displayed by clicking on ‘Modem’, take down the information and when installing the drivers from online websites, make sure that the driver details match or else it will lead to conflicts.
Updated drivers must be installed to avoid critical errors
To make the modem drivers work smoothly, it is essential to track the most up-to-date drivers. Drivers are usually shipped with the device on a CD. However, the driver may not be the latest one. The latest drivers available on manufacturer’s site will have all the fixes of the issues for the previous version. Thus, ensure the driver that is downloaded from the manufacturer’s site is the latest version. The modem drivers must be carefully installed as failure in the installation could lead to critical issues.