Found New Hardware box

  bexley42 10:58 15 Jan 2005

I have recently got a "Found New Hardware" box every time I start my computer (Win2KPro)- Generic Soft K56 Data Fax - PCI Simple Communication Controller. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

  JonnyTub 11:01 15 Jan 2005

It's a dial up modem, if your on broadband, i think it's best just to take it out.

  ACOLYTE 11:18 15 Jan 2005

It may be a matter of going in to the bios and disabling it,that is if its onboard,and you havent just put a modem in the pc.

  bexley42 17:59 15 Jan 2005

JonnyTub - Thanks but how do I get rid of it.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:16 15 Jan 2005

right click the item in DEvice Manager select properties.

The bottom of the page select do not use this device (disabled)

  bexley42 20:14 15 Jan 2005

Fruit Bat - many thanks - it worked a treat.

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