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convert phone signal to ethernet?

my Cable company is providing a land line phone capability, but my home is not wired for telephone. it is wired with Cat 5 wiring for internet however. is there a convertor that will convert the ...
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Android app download torrent to NAS?

I have a Western Digital NAS (MyBook Live). I want to add torrents to the NAS with my android phone. My idea of a workflow: Add android app for adding torrents to a list. Somehow connect the phone ...
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Fax and Analogue phone on a single phone number [closed]

How does this work? If I have a single phone line, say 0207223333 and on the line I have a BT splitter with an analogue phone and a fax connected. If I was then to dial that number, how would it ...
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Automating an IP Phone

I've been very interested in Automating an IP phone, currently I am automating phone calls by using PuTTY to a Dial-Up modem through simple AT commands. However, this is a poor method because it does ...
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I need a script to automatically print files that I upload to a skydrive folder

I want to print any file that I upload to a specific skydrive folder. I want to be able to print from my WP8, but of course Windows Phone 8 doesn't support that. Does anyone have any thoughts? It ...
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Copy files/using apps on HD with no drive letter?

My phone path is Computer\Model-Number\Phone. I wanted to use a util like windirstat on it but it doesn't recognize the path since it doesn't have a drive letter (I assume). I tried copying all my ...
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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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Send and receive phone call and SMS on a computer?

I am currently in mainland China, I want to send and receive phone call& SMS on a computer. I tried Google Voice as well as Skype. Their outgoing call is all right, but it seems impossible to get ...
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Uverse router with external fax modem

I have an external fax modem I want to install. Presently the phone line comes out of the wall to the Uverse router. It plugs into what looks like a bank of phone jacks. THe modem I purchased plugs ...
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Will I need to put a filter between a ADSL router and a phone?

I have a Naked ADSL connection (no dial tone, connects to ADSL internet only) with an ADSL router plugged directly into the wall. All calls are made using the VOIP ports on the ADSL router. Should I ...
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Is it possible to use Nokia c5-03 phone as wifi router?

Can you tell me is it possible to connect Desktop Computer --> Phone --> Notebook by using Cell Phone as Wi Fi router. Thanks
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Sync calendars between iOS and Outlook

I need to sync two calendars, one being local on an iPhone and one being local on Outlook 2010. So how do I get them synced, so I can look at the Outlook Calendar from the iPhone and vice versa? I've ...
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Unable to open WP8 emulator within Visual Studio (opening from Hyper-V manager works)

Now this problem is (so it seems) directly connected with this issue: No internet access on WP8 emulator (despite working connection in Win8) I will explain in a minute, as to how. I have a problem ...
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Why is file transfer to the phone via WiFi so slow?

I have two computers, C and W. C connects to the router with a cable W with wifi. Transferring a 355MB file between C and W takes 62 seconds, 5.7 MB/sec. LAN and FTP speed is the same. Copying the ...
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Is there an USB device to allow a computer to be used as a phone?

We have a Windows computer (touch screen) to be installed in our factory but no telephone lines. Is there a simple way for the guys who are stood next to the computer to speak with IT? The computer ...
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Windows returning output to input audio

My Windows is returning output audios to input. It allow, for instance, if I'm in a Skype conference, my friend can listen to what I'm listening (music, video, generic sounds like a click, etc.). ...
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“dialer.exe” in windows 7

I'm having trouble answering phone calls with dialer.exe. There seems to be no option to answer an incoming call. I am using a windows 7 netbook with modem addon in israel and trying to accept ...
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samsung kies 2 won't connect to my samsung galaxy 1

I previously had some problems with Samsung kies but I eventually could get it working: How to enable my Samsung kies http://superuser.com/questions/442904/cant-connect-galaxy-1-to-samsung-kies-that-...
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Prevent Outlook 2007 from reformatting phone numbers?

I'm using the US version of Outlook 2007 in Europe, so would like Outlook to save phone numbers as-is instead of reformatting them US-style: I checked the Phones + Modem application in XP's Control ...
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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 on ...
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How can I receive phone calls on a Linux server and script stuff depending on the numbers pressed?

I live in France and the ISP I've subscribed to provides a regular phone line along with my Internet connection. Here's a simple schema of my setup: Since I don't use this phone line I would like ...
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Skype DualPhone - Multiple Accounts

I have two Skype DualPhone 3088's. I signed in to Skype on one of the phone's, and it signed in to the account on both phone's. What I've been trying to do is have one phone signed in to one Skype ...
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Setup null modem connection with a phone like cable

I have a device that i want to connect with, reading the user's manual it claims that i can connect to the device via SR-232 interface and it list all the steps to configure a null modem connection on ...
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My VOIP phone constantly loses service when plugged in via an Edimax router

I have VOIP phone service with Jivetel using a Linksys spa2102 VOIP device. I recently purchased a new Edimax BR-6428ns wireless n router and plugged my linksys device in through it. I made the ...
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Get caller id and append to url in browser automatically

I am trying to find a caller id device/program that will automatically open a browser and append the incoming phone number to a url when receiving a call. For example: https://www.myphonesearchapp.com/...
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How do I connect my laptop (without a phone plug) to a phone line?

I want to connect my landline phone to my laptop so that I can get the caller ID on my laptop. The problem is that my laptop (HP Envy 14) does not have a telephone plug. How should I go about doing ...
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Is it possible Connect landphones to mysql? [closed]

I have a land phone that displays the caller ID. I want to use a some interface or cable to connect the phone to a pc and then connect it to mysql, check if the user is available in the database, and ...
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minicom dialing out error

I'm running minicom on Ubuntu 10.04 with a Huawei e220 and an AT&T SIM card. As directed by http://bit.ly/16ODGG, I was able to send an SMS to myself and several other phones across carriers. ...
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Receive and route phone calls through computer

I volunteered to work for a political campaign. We want to make a unified number (with multiple lines) to put as contact us number. We want it to work like customer support numbers, you call a fixed ...
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Why RJ11 Is Not Working With My Cable Tester?

This is the tester that i have: It says that besides RJ45, BNC and USB it can test RJ11. The problem is that nothing happens when i test RJ11s in RJ45 input. Here is the video Somehow RJ11 worked ...
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Re-registering a hardphone [closed]

I've got a Linksys SPA942 hardphone connected to an OpenSIPS quasi-PBX. I want to re-register the phone manually, without rebooting, resetting, or touching the default re-registering time (3600s) Is ...
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How can I call from my PC?

Is there a way to just take a number of some web page and dial it? Perhaps route it via my iPhone? The scenario I am talking about is this: let's say I am looking for an apartment on craigslist. ...
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Where does Windows 7 store bluetooth phone contacts and calendar data?

Windows 7 has feature can help you connect mobile phone via bluetooth. I wonder where Windows 7 stores bluetooth phone contacts and calendar data as I could not find it in documents location ?
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Can I use my mobile phone camera as a computer webcam?

Is there any (free) way that I can connect a mobile phone with video camera as a web cam in the computer with Windows Operating System? For instance a traditional Nokia phone (not a very new ...
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Migrating from Skype - Calling landlines?

I've been wanting to stop using Skype for quite a while, but now that they're being bought by Microsoft, I think it's about time to spring into action. I use Skype mainly to call landlines abroad - I ...
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Can a phone line signal damage a network card?

I've run Cat5e network cable throughout an office and have a patch panel where ADSL & phones come in. The wall sockets are all RJ45 so I can run either phone or ethernet over them. If someone ...
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Cisco IP communicator unreliable for incoming calls - IP address conflict?

My workplace uses Cisco IP communicator as a softphone for employees. I have found it to be quite unreliable for receiving incoming calls. When my wife calls me, she intermittently gets forwarded ...
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Home answering machine computer-based hw

Is there a reasonable phone-answering h/w s/w set up that people can use on a land line? I want to be able to use my land line like you use Skype, (completely computer controlled, and have the ...
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How to make calls from a remote computer through my land-line phone?

I have a great land-line phone plan; I barely use all of the minutes. Is possible to add a modem/server system so that I can make calls through this line via the internet when I am away? What kind ...
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How can I tell Windows to Ignore a USB device?

I plug my phone into USB just so it can charge up. I don't want to see a dialog box (the Found New Hardware Wizard) each time looking for the device drivers. I never intend to use the phone with this ...
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A way to call someone from PC via a cellphone

Is there a way to use a cell phone as a modem and then use a phone software like Classic PhoneTools to call another (cell) phone?
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Single UTP cable for both telephone and network?

Can a single UTP cable used for both telephony and network at the same time? As far as I know a UTP cable has 8 wires, the network jack requires 4 wires and the telephone jack 2 wires. Is this ...
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How to make phone calls using a PC, modem, headphone and no actual phone instrument

I have a phone landline connection and I DO NOT have a phone instrument. I connect the cable into my laptop, and want to make calls using my laptop. I have an HDA CX20561 modem. I seem to be able to ...
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How to set up a mini call center? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out how to set up a miniature call center for a small business. Like, for 1-4 people to take calls, but hopefully expandable to more. We want to accept nation-wide calls, and ...
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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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Is the area code of this phone number 17, 170 or 1702? [closed]

This isn't really an application question, but StackExchange doesn't really have a VoIP/Phone forum from what I can see. Anyways, I have an Asterisk server setup at our office and its just on a ...
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Quick view Phone number Outlook 2007

In Outlook 2003 I was able to right click on a name/email address in the To/From/CC line when viewing an email and see a "Call..." entry listing phone numbers in the right-click menu. In Outlook 2007 ...
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Phone system - Virtual PBX [closed]

I'm looking at purchasing an 0845 number for my company. I'm using a company which allows the number to be forwarded to one local number however, i'd like to be able to point this number at a virtual ...
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What would the purpose of wiring RJ11 into a jack using the 3&4 wires, instead of 1&2? [closed]

I just finished re-wiring my workplace's new office, and noticed that many of the phone jacks in the walls were wired to use the 3, 4 wires in the jack, instead of the middle two. The middle most 2 ...