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MWME0001 Internal Modem Error/IBM Thinkpad 600

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I installed XP on my Thinkpad 600.  Continue receiving internal modem error.  I once downloaded a patch but cannot find it since purchasing this pc.  Please help.

Also, cd-rom does not want to work on Thinkpad 600 (same machine).  I have a DVD player that will work.  Any suggestions or patch download info?

Thanks much!!!
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THIS SHOULD WORK. a THINKPAD MODEM HAS TO HAVE A EXACT REG KEY. IF IT HAS CHANGED, YOU GET THAT ERROR. DOWNLOAD THE FOLLOWING PATCH.
ftp://ftp.pc.ibm.com/pub/pccbbs/bp_thinkpad/mwregfix.exe

AFTER YOU DOWNLOAD THE PATCH, PLACE IT ON A FLOPPY, OR CDRW. RUN THE PATCH ON THE THINKPAD FROM THE DISK. IT WILL CORRECT THE REG. SO YOUR MODEM WILL WORK. AFTER RUNNING THE PATCH, RE-BOOT AND THATS IT. REMEMBER THE PATCH WILL RUN LESS THEN A SECOND, YOU WONT EVEN SEE IT GOOD. HAHA IT WONT TELL YOU TO RE-BOOT, BUT YOU MUST.

LET ME KNOW
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Hopefully you've already been helped, and this question remains open today for your next action.  If you've been helped, please convert that expert's comment to the answer to grade and close this.  If more than one helped you resolve this, request a Point Split via a zero point question in the Community Support topic area with details and this question link (URL).  

This may interest you, if not already done, follows.

Windows XP Service Patch 1 (CRITICAL UPDATE) was available using WindowsUpdate recently (huge), more information and links about there here, if you're not already aware.

CD Options here:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/servicepacks/sp1/ordercd.asp
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 Installation and Deployment Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsXP/pro/downloads/servicepacks/sp1/spdeploy.asp 

Windows XP Service Pack 1 information
http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsXP/pro/downloads/servicepacks/sp1/default.asp
 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Patch 1 (CRITICAL UPDATE) was available from WindowsUpdate yesterday and highly recommended to fix significant problems.  You may wish to check WindowsUpdate directly.  Some more insights about these updates here:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.asp 
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/evaluation/ie6sp1.asp 
The following link shows you the list of fixes included in IE 6 SP1
http://support.microsoft.com/common/canned.aspx?R=d&H=List%20of%20Fixes%20in%20Microsoft%20Internet%20Explorer%206%20SP1&LL=support&Sz=kbIE600sp1fix&Fr=&DU=&SD=GN&LN=EN-US&CND=1&VR=&CAT=&VRL=&SG=&MaxResults=150

If more is needed, please let us know.
Good luck,
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