[pcductape] Re: win98se port open error

  • From: "Victor Firestone" <vlfll@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 08:39:31 +0200

Chuck,

You never know - even I have made dumb mistakes at times. I subscribe to the 
"KISS" principle, [especially since this is a gal, LOL].
KISS =  
http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?String=exact&Acronym=KISS&Find=Find

TTFN - Vic

> ------------Original Message-------------
> From: "Chuck Haller" <teknospud@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sat, Aug-30-2003 5:17 AM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: win98se port open error
> 
> Ooooo!  Vic, are you ever the optimist??
>    Although I have seen it happen.  One afternoon I watched 3 guys in my
> class try to "fix" a sound card.  Finally after two hours and hearing them
> starting to argue rather loudly about drivers and such; that I walked over
> to where they were working to calm things down.  Interestingly, I had walked
> up behind the machine instead of in front where they were; it was painfully
> obvious that the speaker jack was plugged into the "Line in".
>   Three more attentive and quiet guys you never saw.
> 
> 
> Chuck
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Victor Firestone
> Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 7:36 PM
> To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: win98se port open error
> 
> Barbara,
> 
> I know this is a sliiy question..........but.............sometimes we miss
> the basics
> 
> Do those modems have 2 places to put the phone cord in at the back????  Are
> you sure you are putting the phone cord in the right one???
> 
> 
> 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 
> TTFN
> 
> Vic
> 
> "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and
> the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics
> and endure the betrayal  of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to    find
> the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy
> child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life
> has breathed easier because you have lived.
> 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Barbara Schonfeld
> Sent: Friday, 29 August, 2003 20:37
> To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: win98se port open error
> 
> Hi Bob.
>   Yeah I switched phone cords and checked with good phone..etc...   I didnt
> think to write down error...so will have to do that later this weekend. I
> just find it rather unusual that both computers say port open..etc..then
> when i tried phone dialer on computer< i usually do that..sometimes to see
> if it actually dials...>I get message that the thing is being used by
> another program... So I think I will have them bring computers to my
> house<I'm still not walking good enough to make another trip there..> and I
> think I will blow the crud out of box, then take modems out. of box
> completely and start by scratch. I just wondered if anybody had ever
> encountered something like this..2 in one home..same phone lines..dial up
> access....  later this weekend when I get time..I will up date every one on
> what i find out. Barbara
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 11:02 AM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: win98se port open error
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