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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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Phone as 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?

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 ...
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Static sound in cordless phone connected to internet dsl [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Static sound in cordless phone connected to internet dsl I live in Orange County Southern California USA. I get internet dsl/phone connection (not land line) from ...
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VOIP/Skype/GoogleVoice solution without a PC

In short, I'm looking to drop current VOIP provider (Cablevision/Optimum Voice) and go with cheaper standalone package BUT want to keep existing standard phone that plugs into their box. Does anyone ...
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2 phone lines 1 modem 1 router

My house next year will have the option of two separate phone lines, with two different numbers. I could theoretically set up two networks, with two modems and two routers. Is there a way to ...
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How can I figure out what's wrong with my cat5 phone system?

I just moved into a new house and it's wired for ethernet. There's a junction box that has a "Bridged Telecom Module TM-8" in it. My cable modem's phone jack is plugged into the "Line In" on that box ...
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Can I plug my standard phone into an ethernet jack?

I just moved into a new house and it's wired for ethernet. There's a junction box that has a "Bridged Telecom Module TM-8" in it. My cable modem's phone jack is plugged into the "Line In" on that box ...
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Can u recommend a telephone emulator software?

I am trying to use my laptop's modem card to make phone calls because I have to make a lot of phone calls everyday. I know windows 7 has a program called dialer that could do it. But need something ...
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How to connect laptop with telephone using WI-FI? (ethernet)

What I did: Added new wireless network in wireless network settings and gave it SSID Gave laptop the IP like 192.168.0.1, mask: 255.255.255.0, gateway: 192.168.0.2 Gave the telephone with wifi the ...
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How to use a 3.5mm headset on a normal phone? [closed]

I'd like to use a 3.5mm headset instead of the normal phone receiver (with a rj9 plug), I can find only 2.5mm (male) to rj9 male adapter, but it is not what I need. Any hint?
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Garbled VoIP over VPN, mainly on conference bridges

My office has a large Cisco UCM setup, and I work primarily remotely with a physical Cisco 7940 phone. I've battled some quality issues before, which turned out to be a bad switch port. But mostly ...
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Connecting a landline phone through the PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PC Phone Modem Software I have both a landline and a mobile and would like to make calls through the PC. How do I connect the phoneline into the PC (do I need an ...
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Using Asterisk (SIP) with multiple phone lines?

I'm trying to create a VOIP system that will allow me to run multiple conference calls at the one time. For instance, A is talking to B and C And at the same time D is talking to E and F So I'm ...
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Is there any software to place free calls from a computer anymore? [closed]

I used to use IP-Relay because I worked for the company and it was convenient, if not a little weird to have someone translate your text into voice. But that seems to not be as accessible as it used ...
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How to record desktop phone audio

My Scenario I am often participating in LiveMeetings where a group of from 2 to 10 people are watching a share desktop - usually we are doing demonstrations/walktrhoughs through some application UX. ...
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Is it possible to use T-Mobile's 3G network on the airplane? [closed]

So that I can go online? Does it have signal in the air?