31. Silence Dial Up Modem
As soon as your modem starts to dial your ISP's
telephone number, the minute it makes contact the
modem starts screeching and wailing as if it is in
pain. This can be extremely irritating. Fortunately
it is easy to stop.
1/ Click the Start button.
2/ In the Start menu click
3/ In Control panel click the
Phone and Modem icon.
4/ The phone and modem options window
5/ Click the Modem tab and then
click the Properties button at the
base of the window.
6/ In the Modem Properties window
click the Advanced tab.
7/In the advanced tab window a
dialog box called Extra Initialisation
Commands should be visible.
8/ In this box type: M0 (the 0
9/ Click OK to exit.
10 You can also use the volume control on the
Modem tab in the modem properties window to turn off
the modem speaker.