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Alan James
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United Kingdom
Posted - 7/1/2000 6:56:41 AM  Show Profile  Email Poster  Edit Message
After formatting my hard drive my windows 98 will not install my winmodem. I have installed it with my installation disc but the computor does not recognise the modem, I have check the computer and it cannot find com 3.Can anyone tell how to re configure com 3.
I have also tried to download the latest drivers and they will not install.
Many thanks
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United Kingdom
Posted - 7/1/2000 7:25:05 AM  Show Profile  Email Poster  Edit Message
Look in Control Panel.

Double click 'System', and see if modem is listed.

Double click modem to open it, then delete whatever is inside.

Close down the System dialogue box.

Now, looking again inside Control Panel, double click on modem.

This will start the modem installation wizard.

During the installation, select a default modem instead of using any installtion diskettes that came with the modem.

Then select the COM port you wish to use and finish the installation. This is what I did when I tried to change the port setting from COM3 to COM2 on my PC. I ended up with two configurations in the modem properties sheet, one for COM2 and one for COM3.

Try it, what have you to lose?

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Posted - 7/4/2000 12:43:29 PM  Show Profile  Email Poster  Edit Message  v.Richards Homepage
If you have a USR Winmodem, you need the driver disk / file for it. It does not come with Windows.


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