Modem will not connect. Error 633

  Lady Lara 19:22 22 Mar 2006

Ok... I have an Acer Aspire 1350 Notebook. I have reinstalled Win XP Pro as it was damaged. Now I have gone to Acer website and downloaded all the drivers. I can only install some of the downlaods (Modem, AGP powernow and chipset) as the others willn opt unzip as they are part ofa set.

In the meantime.. I cannot connect to the net via dial up. I get the Error 633. Modem (or other connecting device) is already in use or is not configured properly.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:58 22 Mar 2006
  wednesday 13 20:13 22 Mar 2006

try seeing if it is got loose or if it is external, try restarting your pc then connect

  Lady Lara 20:21 22 Mar 2006

the modem was working last night. Since then i have re-installed xp.. now it is not working i think it is a confliction somewhere....

I have tried the telephon.ini thing but some research shows that was for Win 98/ME/2000 but not XP. thanks so far

  Lady Lara 20:28 22 Mar 2006

I have looked in Device manager and there is no COM1 port..???! there is an LPT1 port that a clue?

  Hertz Van Rentyl 20:52 22 Mar 2006

LPT1 is a printer port.

  VoG II 20:55 22 Mar 2006

Have you definitely loaded the modem drivers? Sorry for asking a silly question.

  Lady Lara 20:56 22 Mar 2006

I know LPT1 is a printer port.. but where is the COM1 port.. seeing as I have a comms device!!!

I have deleted modem and re-installed it but to no end!!

  Hertz Van Rentyl 20:57 22 Mar 2006

Could try uninstalling modem in device manager and rebooting, may detect new hardware and install it properly.

  Hertz Van Rentyl 20:59 22 Mar 2006

Possible you have the wrong modem driver for your device.

  Lady Lara 21:08 22 Mar 2006

Hertz Van Rentyl...

I have done what you suggested and to no avail... thanks for so far ..


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