Thread: force modem disconnect or power down

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    force modem disconnect or power down

    I have an internal modem and sometimes even though i have disconnected from the internet the modem does not disengage properly and somehow stays in use. I know this because i have tried to reconnect sometimes and get error message: in use or not on!

    Is there any way , program or command that i can use to force the modem to reset?

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    You could try to use one of the old fashioned AT style commands to try and get the modem to hangup the phone line (I believe the command was ATH)

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