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Hooking up two 56K modems together?

By jamyot ·
I heard of a rumour that it is possible to hook up two 56K modems together. This is supposed to double the speed. Has anyone ever heard of this before? How would one go and do such a thing?

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by Alpha-Male In reply to Hooking up two 56K modems ...

I first encountered this with Diamond's "Shotgun Technology". Several of the SupraExpress modems support it.

You can use any two analog modems (they do not have to be the same brand or even the same speed) to make an MPP connection. MPP bonds the two modems together over two phone lines into one fast connection and it works over your regular existing analog phone lines.

The new Microsoft DUN (Dial Up Networking) software will bond the 2 modem connections into a single IP connection. Windows 98 or higher: MPP support is automatically available (just select the "Multilink" tab in your Dial-up Networking window and configure accordingly). If you are using Windows 95, you will need to upgrade your default version of Dialup Networking tosupport MPP connections.

Microsoft has released the "Dialup-Networking upgrade 1.3" (Aug. 9 for Windows 95. The new release includes support for MPP.

The release-Notes can be viewed in the Microsoft Knowledge Base, article Q154091:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q154/0/91.asp .

The upgrade (file: MSDUN13.EXE, 2.24 MByte) can be downloaded from the Microsoft FTP Site:

ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/Softlib/mslfiles/msdun13.exe.

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by TimTheToolMan In reply to Hooking up two 56K modems ...

Hi,

The above answer is a good one but he forgot one thing... If you're hoping to double your internet connection speed then first check with your ISP to make sure they will support this.
Often they dont.

Cheers,
Tim.

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