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Modem.cpl quietly dies

rrandy
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Last Modified: 2013-12-16
When I try and install my first modem, I click on the
modem icon in the control panel. Unfortunately,
after a quick second or so of the hourglass icon, I'm
returned to the control panel.   No window pops up.

To further investigate, I tried directly running modem.cpl
with the same negative results.

Additional investigation reveals that SOME other control
panel icons also don't work, yet others do.

I copied a fresh version of modem.cpl onto my system, with
no change.

How can I install a modem?  Why do SOME of my control
panel icons not work?   Why does God hate me.
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Commented:
Try replacing your control.exe, it is probably corrupt (compare the file size with the one on the disk/cd)

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Hello rrandy??? care to give me my points?
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