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Does AT&T U-Verse phone service cause problems with modems?

I have landline phone service with ATT Uverse. My router is a 2wire, and when I go to the router homepage, I see something that says the VoIp service is either idle or active. I also have a modem in ...
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Using Cell Phone Voice to Access Internet

I would like to know if it is possible to access the internet through a cell phone's voice system. This is for a windows 7 laptop. I was thinking that it may work between the laptop and a desktop ...
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how to install a dialup modem

how do I install a dialup internal modem to my toshiba satellite L305-S5955 ? I bougt a modem card but I don't know how to connect it to probably the mother board or any slot it has only one cable ...
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Manually dialling a USB modem on windows/linux

I have been trying to setup up a 4g usb modem with my raspberry pi running raspbian (this post is not specific to Raspberry Pi as I run into same problem on windows later on). The modem is recognized ...
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Can ADSL modems connect by dial-up over phone lines without paying for DSL service? [closed]

Remember how back in the old days we would connect two computers with a dial-up to play network games? “Command and Conquer”, “Descent” and “Warcraft" come to mind for example… Today, we have ADSL ...
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How I can reverse-tether my android tablet using my phone’s mobile broadband connection via bluetooth, without rooting?

I have a GSM phone. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my provider in a list on the laptop to autocomplete the ...
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Windows 7 ICS Data Corruption

I know this has been asked before, but the most recent discussions I can find are from several years ago and none have a solid answer. To cut through the fat: has Microsoft fixed (or patched) the ICS ...
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Direct network between computers over phone line

I have two computers with modems, that are far from each other (different locations), and do not have internet acsess. I have hyperterminal, and so how would I connect the 2 machines together (with ...
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Why dial up modem always dial up again and again automaticly

please anyone help me this out, my dial up modem when I'm downloding file it's Always automatic dial to ISP over and over again, so my downloading stop and start over again, this make me terrible, so ...
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Unable to Dial modem using LAN cable

I have a modem router , D-Link DSL-2520U, which has an ADSL cable. The modem router is connected to a Wireless Router TP-LINK TL-WR740N using a LAN cable. My devices connect wirelessly to the TP-LINK. ...
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Why does dialup require exclusive use of the phone line?

Via Wikipedia, Finally, unlike dial-up, broadband does not require exclusive use of a phone line... Why does dial-up require use of the entire phone line? I know that once the data enters the ...
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Unable to receive UDP broadcast packets on PPP connection

I am struggling for two days now with no success. I have two modems (do not ask, some special stuff), that uses dial up (PPP) connection. I tried this on windows XP and it works like a charm. I am ...
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Show dial up connection status in Task Manager

In Windows 8.1, Task Manager shows Wi-Fi, Disk, CPU usage graph in Performance tab. But, it doesn't shows usage of a dial up internet connection. How can I add dial up stats in task manager. Here are ...
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Use a smartphone as a Dial Up Modem?

Most cellphones today have an audio jack that works as both output and input for sound. That's why there's headphones today with built in microphones for making phone calls. Now then, is it possible, ...
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Where are RAS (Dial-up / PPP / PPPoE) passwords saved on Windows?

I recently replaced the hard drive in a Windows XP system, and installed Windows 7 on a new drive. The old installation is no longer accessible (I cannot boot to the old XP install). I did make a ...
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Windows 8 64bit, failed to connect to internet through dialup connection

i am using windows 8 64 bit, and using MTS Mblaze Ultra (zte ac2791), internet is connected through dial up (Using model named 'USB Modem FFFE'), so its always get connected as wished, but sometimes ...
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Security of a dial-up connection

If you have two machines with Windows XP, you can setup a "dial-up" connection between the two using a standard land phone line. I imagine the same can be done on Windows 7, and most other Operating ...
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Is there any way to answer a phone call using a dial-up modem?

Lately, we've been getting a LOT of telemarketers and spammers calling our home line, evn though we're entered in the national Do Not Call directory. The other day, I unearthed a Pentium 1 in my ...
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Making calls on a computer

On my windows xp service pack two, I was wondering if there was a way to make calls using the HyperTerminal with out having to dial up on the network because I already have an active Internet ...
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Remote desktop disconnects when a modem/dialup connection is established

I remotely connect to several PC's which uses banking software. These computers perform a modem dial-up connection to the bank to get statements and account information, etc. and I usually do this ...
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PPP Link Protocol was terminated, Windows 7

I am trying to set up a dial up connection through a Windows 7 server to Windows XP server and keep receiving the above error. I have confirmed the username and password are correct and have tried ...
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Always-On-SSH tunnel

We have a field office that uses a dialup connection with a non-public IP given from the ISP. Dialin is done by GNOME-PPP. How can we hold an SSH connection (with tunnel) open to a server in the ...
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No LAN and SMB access, and Explorer not responsive, when using a second connection

I apologize if this is a duplicate question, I know that there are several questions about multiple connection (LAN + LAN and LAN + dialup) but I haven't been able to find one that fits my scenario. ...
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Automatically connect to 3G dialup connection

I have a notebook with an internal 3G modem (a HUAWEI Mobile Connect) which appears to the system as a dialup modem. When I want to connect to the Internet, I need to open the charms bar, click ...
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Why does Internet Explorer go offline when my dial up connection is offline, even if I am connected to wifi?

Whenever I open Internet Explorer I get this error : "The webpage is unavailable because you are offline". I have to disable Work Offline mode every time. It only started doing this after I added a ...
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TCP connection NOT lost? I've disconnected from the internet *exclamation mark*

This question arose from a dispute with a friend of mine. Over the last few weeks, I've encountered an odd phenomenon. All my connections are never torn down when I disconnect from the Internet. ...
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Why did dialup modems make noise?

I know that the signal was just tone pulses but why was it when (back in the 90s) when you first connected to the internet you heard a bunch of funny noises. After that if you were to use the ...
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How can I make/receive phone calls with a modem on Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I receive phone calls on a Linux server and script stuff depending on the numbers pressed? This is related to my previous question (How can I receive phone calls ...
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Can I set dial-up connections as metered?

I connect to my metered internet connection through dialup. Windows 8 (and 8.1) has special support for metered connections in order to track and reduce data usage, but the option seems to be missing ...
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Is it possible to change the physical address of a WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interface of a dial up connection

I am using dial up connection to connect to the internet. It shows an physical address for that connection. My OS is Windows XP. I can change the physical address of a Local area connection and ...
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How to prevent dial up networking connection window from coming up on Windows 7?

I have PPP over Ethernet connection at home, so I have a dial up connection set up which comes up every time when I log in, so I can connect to the net by clicking on it. This works fine, but now I ...
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How do I stop apps trying to use a dial-up connection?

Every now and again, I might have to use a dial-up internet connection via another tethered phone, i.e. Bluetooth connection to the GPRS modem. Now I am back on 'ops normal', i.e. using a shared ...
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Why is dial up so slow?

On a dial-up Internet connection, why is the speed is limited to 56 kbits/s compared to a broadband Internet connection which may carry 10 times as much as dial up through that same telephone line? ...
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How to stop Win7 excessive “Connect Dial-up Connection” prompts for Bluetooth DUN?

I've set up bluetooth dial up networking (dun) from my windows 7 laptop via my phone. The Problem: Stop Prompting me already Whenever I start up my laptop from standby/hibernate and it's not ...
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Attempting to dialup gives “Opening port… Error 813: another connection is using…”

This has driven me to the point of insanity :) When I wake my computer up and try to dial-up, I get this nice dialog: Opening port... Error 813: You have attempted to establish a second ...
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Who owns the internet cables? [closed]

When I was in United States, one thing always puzzled me. When we took comcast internet connection, comcast guys came over to our place, setup router etc, but they never had to lay any cables. This ...
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Maximum number of dialed RAS connections

Our Windows based application dials out to multiple devices using RS-232 connections over RAS with a null modem connection. These connections are created by calling RasSetEntryProperties with a ...
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Install updates on fresh XP installation using dial-up connection

A friend has a 5 yr-old emachines desktop. We just did a system recovery which reloaded XP home. She has a dial-up connection. What is the best way (least time consuming) to get all the XP updates ...
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AT commands to activate CDMA modem?

Does anyone know the AT commands to activate a CDMA modem or update the roaming capabilities?
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Connecting two computers via modems (RJ11)

I'd like to recreate old dial-up experience but without actual calling telephone provider's dial-up number. So I thought, maybe a linux machine could host ppp server and accept dial-up calls from ...
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How can I find out who else is using my dial-up Internet connection?

I am connecting to the Internet with a modem. The tariff I have has a transfer cap; it is a limited package. My latest bill was five times more than what usually I get, even though this time I used it ...
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Method to automatically dial a phone number (NOT like an autodialer)

I am working on a security camera system as a favour for some people I know. One aspect of the system is that, once movement is detected, a phone number is called (I am not trying to spam call anyone ...
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Simultaneously maintain a dial up connection (to a data logger on site) and the internet (Ethernet)

I dial up into one of our data loggers, and ftp some files from it. I was wondering if there is a way to maintain the internet connection (connected through Ethernet / LAN)
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Nokia 5800 v50, getting “Invalid server name” with ad-hoc wlan with Windows 7

After upgrading to v50 firmware in my Nokia 5800 xpress music phone. I am not able to connect to ad-hoc wlan network in my laptop(Windows 7 OS). I have a dialup internet connection and created ...
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how do i measure my internet speed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick way to check my broadband speed. My internet connection says 920 kb/s. but it doesn't look 920. so how do i measure my real internet speed easily? both uplink and ...
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Do you get given your own IP address on dialup?

Do you get given your own IP address on dialup? I am trying to test remote connections from outside my LAN. Will I be given an IP address that I can use for remote desktop and assistance?
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Does a dialup connection usually give you an IP address?

I am trying to test remote connections to my LAN. If I use a dialup connection will I get an IP address I can use for this purpose?
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Share dial up internet with an IPod Touch

I only have dial up internet access at home. I'd like to connect to the internet on my laptop and then use that connection for my iPod through Internet Connection Sharing. I don't have a router. ...
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dialup connection script

I've just started working for a company who produce a specialist modem. In the test department they simulate actual use with a bunch of pc's acting as clients connecting over this modem. As such ...
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Windows 7 BSOD at same occasions

Since I installed Win7 on my DELL Inspiron 1520 notebook, I frequently experience BSODs. I noticed that those nearly only happen on two occasions disconnecting a DUN connection (Bluetooth, UMTS USB ...