Re: Modems Connecting... - Nothing happens
> I have checked in device manager and the modem is reported as working
> However, when trying to connect I get the message "Modems
> Connecting..." but
> nothing happens until it times out and you get the opportunity to
> Windows then reports that there is nothing wrong. As I try to connect
> I get
> no sound from the modem but the phone works.
> Can anyone help please.
> Kind Regards
I have registered just to post a reply to this as I also had this
problem and have finally figured it out.
In my case 'Operator-assisted calls or manual dialing' had somehow been
activated for the dial up connection.
To disable it,
- Open 'Network Connections'
- Select the dial-up connection, press the ALT key, click the
Advanced menu, and then click Operator-Assisted Dialing. (If
operated-assisted dialing is enabled, Operator-Assisted Dialing on the
Advanced menu is selected.)
For me, this solved the problem - the modem then dialed out as