Modem testing

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Pasta88, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Expert

    Jun 17, 2009
    I am doing some diagnostics to my usb modem. It is a usb data fax voice modem. i clicked on the diagnostics tab so i could so i could put a check mark next to append to log but it is grayed out. How can i fix this so i can run some diags?

  2. ashmicro

    ashmicro MDL Junior Member

    Mar 2, 2012
    If it's an external USB modem, you're probably out of luck. A lot of those didn't work properly or at all after XP. I had a few that we used for dail-up PC Anywhere "back in the day" and I ended up dumping them. Internal software modems are dirt cheap, if you really need to send faxes.