Re: Modem intercepting phone calls

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Brian H¹©, Aug 6, 2003.

  1. Brian H¹©

    Brian H¹© Guest

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    Brian said:

    > My friend's modem has recently started to intercept incoming phone calls,
    > which the modem seems to be treating as data. It is impossible to hear the
    > person on the other end of the phone and at the modem, you can only hear
    > data transmission sounds. At the moment, all he can do is to disconnect the
    > modem power cable, in order to answer his phone when it rings.
    >
    > Can anyone pin-point a reason for this phenomenon or a possible workaround
    > in the form of advanced modem settings ?
    >
    > The O/S is WinME and the modem is external on serial port.
    >
    > TIA
    >
    > Brian
    >


    Has he checked his voice/fax/data software settings?
    Brian H¹©, Aug 6, 2003
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