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Automatic Re-dialing

By: Arie Slob

You can configure Windows 98 Dial-Up Networking to automatically re-dial your connection:

  1. Click Start and Select Programs > Accessories > Communications
  2. Select Dial-Up Networking
  3. Select your connection
  4. From the menu select Connections > Settings
  5. Check Re-dial and select the number of times to re-dial (2-100) and Click OK
  6. 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




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