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If you try to start the Phone and Modem Options tool in Control Panel, you receive the following error message:
Phone and Modem control panel can not be opened. You may have a problem starting telephony service.
This issue occurs if the Telephony service is not started or is not configured correctly.
To resolve this issue, configure the Telephony service to use a manual startup type. To configure the Telephony service to use a manual startup type, follow these steps: