JSI Tip 5661. When you dial the Internet in Windows XP, using AOL 7.0, your connection stops responding with an 'Initializing modem' message?

If you experience the subject behavior, it is probably due to a timing issue between AOL and the Windows XP Fax service.

If the problem occurs immediately after configuring or using the fax service, you can workaround this behavior by waiting about 20 seconds after using the Fax service before you try to use AOL 7.0 software.

See Q306550 - HOW TO: Enable and Configure the Fax Service in Windows XP?



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