Motorola SM56 Modem Serial Wave Device Driver Download

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The SM56 Modem Serial Wave is a modem manufactured by Motorola. 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 driver - "" - has been downloaded 1,492 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 21 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 670.2 KB.

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Supported Models


Motorola SM56 Modem

Motorola SM56 Modem Serial Wave Device

Motorola SM56 Voice Modem



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Additional Notes

Unzip the file to a temp directory and type setup.

Uploaded By

Jerry Nettroouer II (DG Member) on 4-Nov-1999

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
MCA.CPL 86.0 KB 4 Dec 1998
UNINST.EXE 32.3 KB 14 Oct 1998
SERWAVE.INF 1.4 KB 26 Aug 1998
MUNINST.EXE 33.3 KB 14 Oct 1998
MOTVCD.VXD 68.2 KB 5 Apr 1998
SM56PCI1.VXD 350.2 KB 4 Dec 1998
SETUP.EXE 40.4 KB 7 Dec 1998
SM56PCI.VXD 563.7 KB 4 Dec 1998
MISGMODM.INF 40.6 KB 11 Nov 1998

How to Update Motorola SM56 Modem Serial Wave Device Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Motorola 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.

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  • 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.

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