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Using an existing telephone system with Skype home service [duplicate]

I'm interested in migrating my current telco-based phone service to a more affordable VOIP solution. Because of this, I've decided to settle on Skype, which I've used for years and has been my choice ...
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Skype shows I'm online when I don't have any Skype instance running

Recently Skype shows me as online to my contacts even when I do not have any instance of Skype running on my desktop I signed out of Skype on my mobile Apparently, this is a feature not a bug. ...
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Skype cutting out and skipping my voice

In Skype calls, sooner or later my voice starts cutting in and out; mid sentence my voice will go silent for several seconds, with no quality loss outside of the cut out. Sometimes instead my voice ...
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334 views

How to avoid a skype block by internet provider

Maybe this question could look a bit dodgy: I'm in the need of using Skype for an online meeting. However I've discovered that starting from this year my IP won't allow Skype connections anymore ...
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427 views

Wake on LAN/VoIP for Skype use?

I'm surprised I can't find this anywhere, but is it possible to have a sleeping PC wake up when a Skype call comes in? If so, how to set it up? Using XP.
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443 views

VOIP (Skype, Lync) 'stutters' with my ISP. How can I prove it?

When I am on VOIP calls (Skype or Lync) most of the time the calls suffer quality issues where the person on the other end cuts out. 4 perfect seconds, then 1 to 1/2 a second of what the other person ...
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441 views

Can I use a Bluetooth headset with my Windows desktop/laptop for Skype or other VOIP applications?

Can I use a Bluetooth headset with my Windows desktop/laptop for Skype or other VOIP applications? I am considering purchasing a MOTOROLA H730
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Skype dial out shortcut

I've created shortcut on desktop which looks like this "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" "/callto:echo123" However, whenever I run the shortcut I have firefox open with Launch Application ...
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Replacing my home phone with a VOIP solution?

I'm considering replacing my expensive home phone line with a VOIP option, but want to make sure I'm prepared for what to expect. I have a high-speed internet connection, and a (nearly) always-on ...
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Is it possible to run Skype on my NAS or DD-WRT?

Ok so here is my setup: Qnap NAS > TS-210 Gigabit router/switch with DD-WRT (big-generic) multiple PC's 1 usb-to-phone box > Trust ST-1200 Internet Phone Station (this is pretty old...) 1 phone ...
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1answer
293 views

Skype call recording with real-time annotation / markers?

There are plenty of applications to record Skype calls, but I am looking for one that allows you to place "chapter markers" or any sort of bookmarks or annotations at certain points in the call in ...
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Go for VoIP or Skype? [closed]

I'm looking to implement a communication system which will cut down our company's costs. I was suggested to go with VoIP or simply Skype. Can anyone suggest why one would be better than the other? We ...
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Is there an adapter to use a regular phone with Skype or Google Voice?

Is there an adapter to use a regular phone with Skype or Google Voice? I found this Dlink adapter but it is discontinued, any idea why? Will it still work in Canada and in the US? Any suggestions for ...
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255 views

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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5answers
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Do VoIP packets travel through the internet link in LAN calls?

or do they leave the LAN if they don't really need to? If both parties in a call are in the same LAN, does the SIP/Skype call voice packets travel in and out through the internet? If so, how do I to ...
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Is there a way to Call with skype in my LAN without internet connection?

Is there a way to Call with skype in my LAN without internet connection ? If yes, tell me how please ;)
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What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with Skype contacts?

What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with Skype contacts? Is this even possible?
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Linux Skype issue. How to work with Pulseaudio in Ubuntu Karmic and/or Hardy?

I'm trying to use Skype with Ubuntu Karmic and I just don't understand how to configure Pulseaudio properly. The previous version of Skype allowed me to talk through and hear the voice on my USB ...
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How to connect through voip between Skype and another voip provider

How to connect through VOIP between Skype and another VOIP provider. I have a friend on Skype, and I'm on Vbuzzer. How can I call him from Vbuzzer?
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Per-contact notifications in Skype

Is there any way to get Skype to show tray notifications only for specific contacts or groups of contacts, rather than for everyone or no one? There's a shareware Skype Extra called Contact Alarm ...
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Messenger for voice calls

I have been using Skype for a very long time, but lately I have been facing a lot of issues with the voice clarity. What messenger or VOIP clients that you know out of experience that are better than ...
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2answers
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How can I get Canadian Skype Access, and using Skype

I live in Canada and am having trouble understanding how to use Skype. Can I get an unused phone number or do I need to have a phone number which I can then assigh to Skype. What do I need to do to ...
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best open source software for voice chat in linux [closed]

I recently started working on a project with a remote developer and we want to be able to talk verry easy over VOIP. We are both on ubuntu and have tried using skype, but it gets all kinds of weird ...
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Any plugins for Skype that support “Soundboard” usage?

I would like to find a program or plugin for Skype that allows you to pipe sound samples in to the outgoing audio stream when you are on a call. Ideally it would have some sort of soundboard ...