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56k Modem Strings

Want to lower the volume of your 56k Dialup connection when connecting? You can adjust the modem options. Follow these instructions.

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Modem or Phone & Modem Options
  4. Make sure you are in the General Tab, and choose Properties.
  5. Click Connections
  6. Click Advanced
  7. Insert the following strings, depending on what you want to do and press Ok.

M0 = Speaker always off

M1 = Speaker on during connection

M2 = Speaker always on (very noisy)

L0 = Lowest volume

L1 = Lowest volume (redundant)

L2 = Medium volume

L3 = Maximum volume

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