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Dial Up the modem cannot be locked


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nickyboy1

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My friend is new to the internet and as asked me a question. What does this warning mean:- The modem cannot be locked, possible system error, might require re-boot to use the modem. I have no idea :whistling: :blink: His system is winows XP home.
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Has he tried to reboot to free the modem? Most likely some kind of fax software has control of the modem.
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:whistling: I have since discovered it has something to do with BT Yahoos Modem Lock Feature, which is designed to protect the modem from being Hijacked. :blink:
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