Tips to Fix Modem Error 692
What are the causes and techniques to fix modem error 692?
Modem is a device, which is used to establish the connection between the system and the Internet Service Provider. When you try to dial Remote Access Services (RAS), you might receive the error 692, hardware failure in modem. This error would occur for many reasons. The modem might be turned off or would be malfunctioning. Incorrect serial cable connection would also create this error. If the serial port or the adapter is malfunctioning, that would lead to modem error 692. It is seen that, the incorrect configuration options would cause the error. If the modem present in the system is not supported that would also cause such error.
Below given points are about various tips to fix modem error 692:
- Try to reinstall the modem
- Check for connections
- Check for modem
Try to reinstall the modem
You would have to remove the modem firstly. Then, try to restart the system. In order to do that, firstly you would log on system as administrator. After taking Control Panel, you need to double click Phone and Modem. Then, click Modems and from the list, you need to select the modem. Then, you would click Remove. You need to click Yes and need to restart the system. When system starts, Found New Hardware Wizard would start. You would then simply follow the instructions in order to reinstall the modem.
Check for connections
If you have an external modem, you need to make sure that you are using the exact serial cable. After that, you would make sure that you have connected the serial cable firmly. There would not be any loose connections. If you are using the pin adapter for connecting the modem to the serial port, you need to make sure that that pin adapter is wired without any loose connection. You would also make sure that port or the multi-port adapter would not have any issue and would replace that if necessary.
You need to check the modem. Since malfunctioning of modem would cause errors, you need to check for that. It is better to restart the modem. You would make sure that the modem is getting power supply. You would also make sure that the modem connected is compatible with the Operating System present in the system. You need to carry out the Windows hardware compatibility list and make sure that the modem is supported by the system.
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