[Solution] Error 651: The modem has reported an error

Posted by Taylor Ling On December - 13 - 2010

error651kj8You try to initiate the dialer in Windows 7 and only found that it doesn’t work and returned with an Error 651: Your modem (or other connecting device) has reported an error. You had tried to restart your PC, your router, your modem etc. and the problem doesn’t go away.

The Possible Solutions

It is not hard to find that there are a number of users encounter this issue on the internet, but surprisingly this error bugs some of the Windows 7 (Beta or even RTM) users and it seems that there is actually no official solution for it.

There are, however, a lot of workarounds, suggested, of course, by other users. If you have this problem in Windows 7 (or may be Windows Vista/XP as some of the solutions works on these operating systems, too), check out what I have found for the possible solutions for this error:

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Best Technology Blog Posts of the Week (December 12th, 2010)

Posted by Angel Luis On December - 12 - 2010

Because the internet is more than just Windows Guides, we have prepared a selection of the best technology posts of this week.

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Spotify and Grooveshark: Get Free Music – legally

Posted by Thomas On December - 11 - 2010

I’ve stopped buying music.

Now hold on, before you jump to any wrong conclusions – I don’t illegally download it either. I rent it … sort of.

These day it seems, the music industry are doing what they can to make it harder for honest people to get the music they want (and according to some, encouraging them to “steal”). Some smart people have come up with a great solution: Legal Streaming. Almost with the industry’s blessing.

There are several online solutions for streaming music legally – but in my book there are only two worth checking out: Spotify and Grooveshark. Both of which give you all the music you can ever listen too, free (ad-supported) and legal. Both also provides a paid service without ads and commercial breaks.

Mini Review.

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PC Decrapifier Features

Okay, so you’ve just bought yourself a brand new computer. You’ve unpacked and installed it. At first boot (if the computer is a shelf-item) the Computer will self-install itself with the included OS. “This is Great” you think, Now I’ve got a clean computer, ready to use. But wait what is this? Why is the hard drive full ? and Why isn’t there any room to show webpages in my internet explorer ? Where did all these toolbars come from ?

Most Shelf-Ready Computers you buy today are packed with “extras” and trial-ware that you might not want – or care to use. Some of the “bonus” programs (the so-called full version programs) are outdated versions. All the hassle you thought you got away with – now returns to taunt you as you have to run “uninstall a program” from the Control Panel, rebooting the computer at least 20 times to get rid of it all .. But wait! There are options !

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Best Technology Blog Posts of the Week (December 4, 2010)

Posted by Angel Luis On December - 4 - 2010

Because the internet is more than just Windows Guides, we have prepared a selection of the best technology posts of this week.

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Windows 7 Resource Monitor Icon

The System Health Report is a great feature of Windows 7 that will help you find potential problems with your PC and point you in the right direction to a resolution. This report records details about your computer’s performance, resource usage, and more and includes diagnostic information about things that aren’t working with resolution suggestions.

Specifically, the report includes:

  • Diagnostic Results (Warnings, Performance)
  • Software Configuration (OS Checks, Security Center Information, System Services, Startup Programs)
  • Hardware Configuration (Disk Checks, Systems, Desktop Rating, BIOS, Devices)
  • CPU (Process, Service, Services, System)
  • Network (TCP, Interface, IP, UDP)
  • Disk (Hot files, Disk breakdown, Physical disk, NTFS Performance)
  • Memory (Processes, Counters)

In this guide, we’ll cover the following:

  1. How to run a system health check.
  2. View the output of a system health check.
  3. Research Issues.
  4. Fix Issues.
  5. Get help with reported issues.

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