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Automatic Re-dialing

By: Arie Slob

You can configure Windows 95 to automatically re-dial your Dial-Up connection:

  1. Click Start > Programs > Accessories > Dial-Up Networking
  2. Select your connection
  3. From the menu select Connections > Settings
  4. Check Re-dial and select the number of times to re-dial (2-100) and click OK
  5. Close Dial-Up Networking

Automatic Re-dialing

If you have a dial-up connection configured to automatically redial your Internet service provider (ISP), you may receive the following error message after the fifteenth automatic redial attempt:

Could not detect modem. It may be in use, turned off,
or not installed properly

For a solution, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 258838