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I am installing a new modem in Windows 2000/XP. How can I check that my old one is uninstalled?USRobotics strongly recomends uninstalling any old modems from your system before installing a new one. The first step in doing this is to shut down and unplug your computer and physically remove any modems currently in it.
Note: if you have an on-board modem (one that is built into your system board) do not attempt to remove it. We will disable it later in these instructions.
Plug your computer back in and turn it on. You can check what modems are installed on your system from the Control Panel: