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I was having some odd connection problems with my Apple powerbook internal v90 modem. Random connection failures and disconnections. So I started looking at the modem script (inside /library/modem scripts). I read somewhere that with modems it's better to start simple so I commented out the existing init string and replaced it.

I replaced:
write "AT&FE0W1Q0V1X4&C1&K3S95=1&D3S7=75S0=013"
write "AT&F13"
(Note: The exact line in the script may be different from that shown above, there are several versions of it. In the apple script it is below "label 3")

I seem to have had fewer connection problems. Although I can't say for sure that this alteration is the cause, and I'd be interested to see if this changes things for other Apple modem users. The side effect is that you cannot see the connection speed anymore.

[Editor's note: I'm unable to test this myself. You should probably make a backup of your script file before changing it.]
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Speed Increase
Authored by: scope on Nov 06, '01 07:33:41PM

I've never had problems connecting before, but I tried this anyways. I did notice that I connected faster. It connected at 45333 bps rahter than the usual 44444 bps. Not much, but you get what you can...

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