connecting error

  bowles 15:05 21 Feb 2004
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when i turn on my p.c i keep getting this window;
"error connecting to BTOW
opening port...........
Error 680:There was no dial tone
(options are) redial-cancel-more info"
when i use the cancel option,the window keeps popping up frequently.This is on Windows XP.It is annoying cos it happens even if i don,t want to connect to the internet,and when on Word,it over-rides the typing. if this helps;BTOW Aztech CNR.V92 MODEM

  JIM 15:39 21 Feb 2004

Go to internet options via the control panel ,and when open,in the connections tab select Never dial a connection.then try.Reverse if you have to but not normaly necessary.

If you have to update drivers click on LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR END USERS

click here


If you have a call minder or answering service, check and clear your new messages. This occurs because the call minder gives a series of tones to tell you you have new messages which can sometimes interfere with the modem dial tone
- Run modem diagnostics which are available from the modem icon in the control panel to ensure your modem is responding


Cause
A telephone or other device is currently using the line.
The modem is not connected properly.
The line or modem cable are faulty.
The modem is faulty.
The dial tone is not recognised by the modem.
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Solution 1
Ensure no other devices are using the phone line.
Solution 2
Ensure all cables are connected correctly as specified in your modem manual.
Solution 3
Talk to your line provider to have the line checked out.
Solution 4
Talk to your modem supplier to have the modem checked out.
Solution 5
Try using the initialisation string X1

  bowles 15:51 21 Feb 2004

thanx

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