US Robotics USR5686E Driver Download (Official)

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Supported Models

USR5686E Driver

Manufacturers

US Robotics

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

5686e.inf (50.0 KB)

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Uploader Notes

USR5686E, USR215686E(-220) 56K V.92 External Faxmodem

Win 95, 98, NT, 2000, Me, and XP INF file

Copy this file onto a blank 3.5-inch disk. In Control Panel, double-click Modems and remove all Sportster modems. Shutdown the computer, connect and turn on the modem, and restart the computer. When prompted, insert the disk and choose "Driver from disk provided by hardware manufacturer" or "search for the best driver" and click OK. Direct the installation to search the 3.5-inch disk. Select the U.S. Robotics 56K fax external and then follow the prompts to finish the installation.

Uploaded By

Theodore (DG Staff Member) on 24-May-2004

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How to Update USR5686E Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the USR5686E driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter USR5686E into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for USR5686E. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the US Robotics website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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