no ring tone when modem connecting to internet

  marcus22798 16:12 17 Mar 2004

suddenly my internal modem no longer gives off a ring tone when connecting to the internet. it just connects in silence... i haven't touched any settings that i know of. grateful for some advice as to how to rectify this. thanks marcus

  woodchip 16:16 17 Mar 2004

What OS and how long since that it happened. If you are on Win98 close to DOS and type SCANREG/RESTORE and press enter

  woodchip 16:16 17 Mar 2004

PS put an older date back

  sPaNieL*WilL^KiLl 16:19 17 Mar 2004

inside your pc you will have a wire with a little round thing on the end(about an inch in size). You should check to see if this has been knocked out or come loose. If it has, simply push it back in and hopefully you should have sound the next time you connect.

  marcus22798 16:20 17 Mar 2004

i have win xp and its been like this for about a week.

  medicine hat 16:30 17 Mar 2004

Better scan your system for a dodgy dialler

  marcus22798 16:33 17 Mar 2004

how do i do that?

  medicine hat 16:38 17 Mar 2004

Adaware and/or Spybot

  medicine hat 16:49 17 Mar 2004

However, the volume can be adjusted manually. Start>Settings>Control Panel>Network Settings, right-click the dial-up and choose Properties [I think].

  SANTOS7 16:57 17 Mar 2004


  arricarry 17:15 17 Mar 2004

Hello - What kind of modem is it? I only ask as mine is a type that needs the audio speakers to be turned on, my old computer made a noise internally, but this new beast of mine is totally silent until the speakers are connected. Don't mean to suggest that you have not thought of this ,but cannot think of anything better , unless you reinstall the modem drivers.

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