If you can, take your 5699B back and get a 5610B. It's a great non-winmodem made by USR, and it gave me many successful and uninterrupted dial-up hours.
As an aside, someone should make a database of working modems, like with working printers. Someone might have done so already, /me shrugs. -- I abhor a system designed for the "user", if that word is a coded pejorative meaning "stupid and unsophisticated". -- Ken Thompson - Please CC me in all replies, even if I'm on the relevant list(s).
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