plug and play ....can it be disabled?

  matthew-293741 20:03 29 Jan 2003

I recently bought a pc for my old man....trouble is it wont recognise a new modem or graphics it possible to turn of plug and play, if so how do i turn it back on...if it is a bios jobbie...could someone please explain further as to how i must do this....please please please....puta is a p3 800 running XP pro.

thanks in advance!!

  Irishman 20:13 29 Jan 2003
  matthew-293741 20:18 29 Jan 2003

thanks for the link...but i was kinda hoping that if it has been turned of...then how do i turn it back on again..i have tried to load the modem manually....but it goes and "looks for new hardware added"...and comes back that nothing new has been detected....please help me!!!

  jazzypop 20:49 29 Jan 2003

What happens when you look in Device Manager - is there a modem of any type shown there?

Can you go to Control Panel > Phones & Modems > Modems > Add ?

What type of modem is it?

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