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PC Card Power Management: Modem not found ready


When you have enabled PC Card Power Management, sometimes your modem may not work when you try to use it. However if you try again, it works right away.

To resolve this, you have to set an extra dely:

  1. Start the Registry Editor
  2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINES \ System \ CurrentControlSet \ Services \ Class \ Modem
  3. Select the key for the modem you are trying to use
  4. Select Edit > New > DWORD Value from the menu
  5. Name the new value ConfigDelay
  6. Set the Value to 3000, for a 3 second delay
  7. Close the registry editor