Hi Barbara, Did you check that the line has a dialtone with a known good phone? Bob Noble www.sonic.net/bnoble ----- Original Message ----- From: "Barbara Schonfeld" <bschonfeld@xxxxxxxxx> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 6:23 AM Subject: [pcductape] Re: win98se port open error | I need your help. My sister's computers, both of them ,the modems won't | connect to the internet. I tried reinstalling both modems. Removing them, | then having computer find them. Still won't work. Keep getting messages that | port is open and make sure line has dialtone. Both running win98se. Tried | new phone cords, tried to change coms. Does anyone know how I go about | finding out just what is using that com port or where to look ? Thanks | Barbara | | To unsubscribe from this list send an email to | pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field | OR by logging into the Web interface. | To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.