Err Msg: Unable to Open Port

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Symptoms
When you try to use the Angia Personal Computer Memory Card InternationalAssociation (PCMCIA) modem, you may receive the following error message:
Unable to open port
Cause
This behavior can occur because the software included with the AngiaPCMCIA modem alters an entry in the System.ini file.
Resolution
To resolve this issue, edit the System.ini file to correct the entry thathas been altered. To do so, use the following steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type sysedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. On the Window menu, click System.ini.
  3. In the [Boot] section of System.ini, edit the "Comm.drv=" line to read:
           Comm.drv=Comm.drv 						
  4. On the File menu, click Save, and then quit System Configuration Editor.
  5. Restart your computer.
References
The third-party product discussed in this article is manufactured by avendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied orotherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.
HWMODEM HWPORTS HWPCMCIA 95 pccard
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Article ID: 181755 - Last Review: 06/22/2014 18:48:00 - Revision: 5.0

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