Sorry about the off topic post (I know, "eeeeeeeeeeeewwwww *i*b*m*!!!
<gag>") but the ibm pc started out as a TRS-80 wannabe, Tandy sold ibm
clones, and there are nice, friendly helpfull people on this group. I
posted to a bunch of ibm groups already but who knows what evil lurks
on strange newsgroups? (I already deleted the Shadow...maybe that's my
problem...good greif, this thing really is driving me nuts...ok,
I got an ibm thinkpad 755ce and I am trying to get on the internet.
The rom based diagnosics say the DSP and serial port are fine, but
windows '95 can't open the modem port and Internet Explorer says the
modem is being used by another dial-up program. There is no other dial-
up program. I.E. and My Computer both say the serial port is not