Originally Posted by basa
The usual response would be to refresh or update the modem drivers. I also don't know if you can 'refresh' the Network stack in XP. Russ once published an excellent read through for W98.
the modem was taken from another pc, there is no drivers disk, XP installed it and was ready to use..........
ill try and see if i can locate drivers for it
thanks so far
any more suggestions will be appreciated