Classic: Technical Notes
You can remedy this problem by following these steps:
- Start Notepad, and open SYSTEM.INI from the Windows 95 directory.
- Find the [386enh] section. Add a line to the end of that section
that reads "com1autoassign=2" (for Com1) or "com2autoassign=2"
(for Com2). Note that there is only one m in "com."
- Save the file and restart Windows 95.
You should know that if you are using a fax modem to auto-answer
faxes, Microsoft recommends against setting this option for the
fax modem communications port.