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#1 newbie in hawaii

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Posted 28 June 2009 - 11:49 AM

Upgrading my brother's Dell Inpsiron desktop running XP Home
This tower was a bargain buy off of Craigslist and was bought new.
I'd like to setup the fax feature and understand that XP has this capability. I am almost certain that it does not have a fax modem already installed, but I know how to check for this
What should I look for so far as purchasing this card from NewEgg other than interface to the MOBO?
Are they pretty much generic?

Thanks in advance !
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#2 garmanma

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Posted 28 June 2009 - 12:27 PM

Are they pretty much generic?

Pretty much
This one received more good comments than bad
You have to take them with a grain of salt, anyways
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Posted 28 June 2009 - 02:21 PM

Good suggestion. Either a Conexant or Agere chipset will work fine. I tend to avoid USR modems now.

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