I have a dual boot set up with 98se and W2k. I have used several modems on the 98se that have jacks for a headset and they work fine, but I have yet to find a modem/headset that works on W2k. Am I doing something wrong?
What are you using the headphone for? I assume that you are using it for making phone calls? If it is working ok in 98 but not 2000 it is probably a driver problem. Voice modems require drivers for the modem and drivers for the sound device in the modem. Does your Device Manager in W200 show the modem properly set up? If so, does it also list something relating to the sound portion of the Modem under "sound, Video and game controllers" tab?
Yes, I am trying to use it for phone calls. Device manager shows the modem ok, and shows a unimodem halfduplex device for the modem as installed. However under other devices it shows a simple pci communications device does not have drivers. The latter is in slot 5 and the modem is in slot 3. I believe this is a referance to another modem (US Robotics Internet Voice) which is incompatible with W2k, and which I use in '98se. That is why I installed the Creative Modem Blaster Flash56 PCI DI5630-5, because it was supposed to be compatible with W2k. It works fine otherwise, and the answering machine feature works. But I have yet to be able to use my headphones with this modem.
It sounds like all your drivers are ok. You might look at the software you are using for phoning. I have seen some that requires that you select which sound device is used. Is the telephone sound being directed to your regular sound card?
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