Modem installed when its off the computer

By DeepMartin
Sep 30, 2007
  1. Smart Link 56K modem

    i had it installed working and then i decided to update it

    and now Device manager says i have 2 modems

    when i uninstall it and take it out of the case, it still says one is plugged in

    any idea of what to do?

    going to the registry? reinstalling windows (i just did on that computer yesterday surprisingly)?
  2. Spyder_1386

    Spyder_1386 TS Rookie Posts: 498

    hey hey.... just a question.... when the modem is actually plugged in, does it work lol?? i mean, can u still connect using it?

    Spyder_1386 :)
  3. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    if you want, you can delete it (or both, then reinstall) through device management. I see no harm in doing so.
  4. DeepMartin

    DeepMartin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 54

    yeah but the dialer on the speakers goes double the volume, sounds like the speakers are gonna break lol
  5. DeepMartin

    DeepMartin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 54

    thats the problem i keep on deleting it, unintalling it, taking it out and theres one copy that still tries to install as if its plugged in and ready to work
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    How did you update it?
  7. DeepMartin

    DeepMartin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 54

    i found the driver online and it was a setup file (i unstalled it afterwars thou)

    could this be the reason? i just feel very stupid with this whole modem situation

    the only good side its that its an old computer that i prob wont use
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