Windows 10: Does anyone have a working pci-e fax modem in W10?

  1.    09 Aug 2015 #1

    Does anyone have a working pci-e fax modem in W10?

    My generic pci-e fax modem (Conexant CX-9Z-NR0134-00) worked okay in W8.1, but in W10 I can't query and diagnose to test it. Error message says "The port that the modem is attached could not be opened. This may be the result of a hardware conflict. Check the device manager to verify all devices are functional."

    No hardware changes as in W8.1; no conflicts and no problems in W10 device manager. The fax modem is identified as PCIe Data Fax Modem with SmartCP, with WHCP drivers.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    09 Aug 2015 #2

    Try this:
    1- Uninstall the card software, then shut down the computer and remove the hardware.
    2- Restart the computer then shutdown again.
    3- Insert the PCI fax card and start the computer.
    It is possible that Windows should recognize it and may be it has applications to run it. or
    a- You can install the software that came with it and hopefully it will work. If it does not:
    b- start from 1 but after 3 Install the card software in compatibility (Win 7 or 8) mode.

    Good luck.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    25 Mar 2016 #3

    Old thread, but I had a very similar problem with a fax card that didn't work in Win10

    Ended up buying a fax modem that plugs into the usb port from ebay. It has a Conexant chip and so far it works great, no problems.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    25 Mar 2016 #4

    I have a pci one that works although I must admit it worked better under Win 8.1

    It's from a work's computer. It may be Conexant too, but I am not sure.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    25 Mar 2016 #5

    Hi there
    Just run it from a Virtual Machine -- if the hardware works why waste money by getting a new one.

    Note though a lot of cheap printers now have fax facilities as well as email built in so you might not need the hardware anyway.

    VMN's are great for running old hardware - I'm still using an old 35 mm negative film scanner on an XP VM for digitising old film negatives - works brilliantly still.

    You can't expect newer OS'es to keep supporting older technology indefinitely (although I must admit sometimes in business FAX is a more useful tool than e-mail due to the sheer volumes of mainly unnecessary emails one usually gets in a workplace). VM's are incredibly useful for running legacy hardware and apps - and VM's don't use a lot of HOST machine resources. Plenty of advice on this Forum for setting up VM's. Use FREE VMWARE PLAYER / VBOX or HYPER-V for Windows HOST or VMWARE / VBOX / XEN on Linux Host.

      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
Solved Huawei Modem not working in Win 10 in Network and Sharing
HI there, please please can somebody assist me. I will explain as detailed as possible what my problem is. I am using a Lenovo think Centre M57 pc, I installed the new Windows 10 operating system and like it very much, however my Huawei E352...
fax modem and fax service in Drivers and Hardware
Hi there. Got a Conexant USB modem CX93010 ACF. Yesterday, after the upgrade to Win 10, I was able to receive faxes, but there is no log being kept, no faxes saved as it was with Win 8.1. It just prints them out. Today it does no longer receive...
WOL not working in General Support
Since installing windows 10 my WOL has stopped working, I'm fairly certain I have the same setup I used to have. Any advice ?
hey, well i upgraded to windows 10 and i use a usb 4g dongle to connect to the net, all software was installed for the device but it would not get detected, just kept saying unable to detect 4g modem, but all lights were flashing on the device....
So I finally forced my Desktop to install Windows 10 Pro and it all went without any problems, until... I have Skyrim, Fallout 3 and New Vegas modded like crazy. I spent weeks on each making them as perfect as I could. I had hundreds of mods that...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:43.
Find Us