Go the Windows update site

  Forum Editor 15:55 30 Dec 2004

and select the 'custom install' option. Let trhe site find the modem driver that Microsoft is offering you (it will be in Optional hardware updates) and tick the box to hide that particular download.

Exit the download site.

Now reinstall your original driver and all should be well - your computer will stop trying to download the driver that's causing the problem.

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