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My mother was told that she has a short in her modem can this be fixed or should i replace the modem

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While each case is different (depending on which component has shorted in the modem), most are the diode or protective capacitors with problems.

From a cost and time standpoint of view, you can get an internal PCI modem from about $19.95 or so, and I have even seen them as low as $14 or $9 at times. When they come into the shop, most modems are usually gone so bad (especially from surge or lightning damage) that the best option is to always replace it.

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