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Modem comm port

By total geek ·
I have installed an internal modem which has given itself comm 5. The problem is is that a particular software that I have running will only read up to 4 comm ports. How do I change the comm port on the modem to comm port 4? OS is Win 98 SE.
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by Curacao_Dejavu In reply to Modem comm port

depends a little of the modem, if the modem is not plugg and play you hae to take it out and change the jumper nd put it on com4.
If the modem is pnp then right klik on my computer, properties, device manager, select the modem, go to resources and then change the resource setting from com5 to com4.

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by danpiers In reply to Modem comm port

First, remove all modem entries from the "Modem" section of the Windows' Device Manager. Then, remove all serial ports from the "Ports" section of the Windows' Device Manager. Next, restart the system. Immediately go into the CMOS Setup and disable both serial ports on the motherboard. Save the CMOS and restart the system. Once Windows starts, the "New hardware found" message should appear. Since the software for the modem is already stored on the harddisk, it should install without intervention. After it is re-installed, the modem should now be using the COM1: port. If you need a serial port activated on your system, reboot and enter the CMOS Setup again. This time enable the first serial port using the COM2: port (2E. Good luck.

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