Askey Conexant SoftK56 Data Fax Modem Driver Download

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The Conexant SoftK56 Data Fax Modem is a modem manufactured by Askey. If you cannot connect to the network, or have slow transfer speeds or intermittent disconnection problems, you may need to update your modem driver or firmware. This update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 32 reviews, and has been downloaded 2,688 times. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.2 MB.

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Supported Models


Conexant SoftK56 Data Fax Modem




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98SE, Windows 95

File Name


v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo' (27-Feb-2003) (2003-02-05) via .inf

Additional Notes

I spent ages trying to find this driver and found many more also looking it.

Model no is RD01-D480. It is a Conexant chip set and is used in many notebooks including Packard Bell, Dell, Compaq, Time etc.

Uploaded By

Gordon Kohler (DG Member) on 25-Jan-2006

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
D R Piercy
Tested on Windows XP
17 Jul 2008
(16 minutes after download)

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"Made the Netweork controller work ok on my Tiny computer"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Matt R

11 Mar 2008

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"Doesn't work with the rd01-d480 found in Sovy Laptops :("
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/CARPDLL.DLL 65.5 KB 27 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/HSFCI005.dll 27.8 KB 29 Oct 2002
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/HSFHWALI.sys 151.7 KB 27 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/HSF_CNXT.sys 586.0 KB 27 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/HSF_DP.sys 1.1 MB 27 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/HXFSetup.exe 491.5 KB 10 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/MDMXSDK.sys 11.0 KB 7 Nov 2002
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/MdmXSdk.dll 69.6 KB 7 Nov 2002
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/STRMDISP.SYS 22.4 KB 27 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/carpserv.exe 4.6 KB 27 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/disk1 23 bytes 4 Feb 2002
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/em2027.cty 250.7 KB 27 Jan 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/ 11.9 KB 26 Feb 2003
v60010_Win2k_XP_Emachines_Arima_ALi_logo'd/Win2k_XP/em20275.inf 27.1 KB 5 Feb 2003

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