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How can I login to a PC that only has a dial-up modem from home with no voice service?

This is mostly curiosity but I would use this if the home office is down and a customer needs support. We have some sites that still don't have an Internet connection - only dial-up modems. If I need ...
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What Windows 10 serial framing protocol uses "CLIENT" as part of its handshake?

I need to implement IP networking over a bytestream with one end a custom microcontroller and the other end Windows or Linux, I've selected PPP for the protocol, which was straightforward to set up on ...
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Broadband connection goes down and shows PPPoE dialup failed. What to do?

I have a optical internet connection at my home. Sometimes the connection gets interrupted. When check with the diagnose option in the router config page, it shows 'PPPoE dialup failed'. Why is that? ...
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Where does Windows 10 keep dial-up connection settings?

I was attempting to configure a mobile broadband connection on a Windows 10 machine. By some miracle I managed to create a dial-up connection with an empty name, which I now cannot delete via normal ...
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Windows 10 PPP dial-up with u-blox TOBY-L200 stopped working

I have a TOBY-L200 LTE module connected by USB to a Windows 10 machine. When I try to connect to internet over PPP, I get the message Error 734: The PPP link control protocol was terminated. This ...
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Can't make Windows hotspot using modem dongle which identifies as "Dial-up" connection

I have a USB dongle (ZTE) which works fine on my Windows 10 laptop. In network settings I can see it is acting as a "Dial-Up" connection. I want to share this connection so I and my friend can use it ...
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How to initiate a phone call from a hyperlink?

In the past, I've been annoyed by the <a href="tel:###"> hyperlinks often used on webpages, but I wonder if they could be set up to do something useful or if a similar hyperlinked protocol could ...
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Tell one router to “get internet” through another router

I have two router: one is a Billion BiPAC 8800NL router and the other is a Teltonika RUT950. Currently the Billion is handling DSL dial-up and DHCP leases. Now, I would like to switch to that new ...
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Is a 56k fax modem different from a regular dial up modem?

The title says enough, is a 56k fax modem different from a regular dial up modem? Can they be used interchangeably?
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Network Connections: Cannot Load Dialog. Error 623: The system could not find the phone book entry for this connection

A few months back I tried using a VPN to access my school's software through a virtual machine. It looks like this is no longer possible so I removed the connection, but I'm always getting the error ...
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Using 4G LTE modem with dialup connection

I just reformatted my PC and getting frustrated with my 3G/4G modem. When I plug the modem it asks me to install the software, which I did already. Then I am opening the Modem software and trying to ...
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Is it possible to network a computer without a NIC by dialing into a computer that has one?

We have a Windows 98 desktop with a bunch of files on it. The computer is in perfect working order, except for the fact that the left-click on the mouse is broken (which kind of sucks). We don't have ...
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Unable to disconnect VPN dial-up connection started by another Windows user

On Windows 7 Pro, I have a VPN dial-up connection, I start it manually as needed (connects to VPN server over the home DSL) while logged in as UserA. However, when I switch to my other Windows ...
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Change Windows RRAS Server Protocol [duplicate]

I have a Windows 10 machine acting as an RRAS dial-in server. I also have an older machine which doesn't seem to support the RRAS protocol the Windows 10 machine is using. How can I change the RRAS ...
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Incoming dial-up connection compatibility?

I have a windows 10 machine, a windows xp machine and a mac. All three of them have working dial-up modems. I set up my windows 10 pc as an incoming dial up connection server, and the xp machine was ...
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How to setup a server I can call via modem to access the internet?

My parents live in a rural area, just outside of a small town, and have very poor internet service because there's no fibre op connections available where they live. In town where they run a business,...
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Share internet connection from site to another over phone line

Preface: I grew up in the Ethernet era and have never had to deal with a phone modem for internet. I am having a long term internet outage at a site, but still have a phone connection. Another ...
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When I change the DNS of a dial-up connection, by the time I reconnect it is reset

I have a dial-up connection with a provider whose DNS server is offline erratically. When I change my DNS using the usual method with the Network and Sharing Center to Google DNS, it asks me to ...
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connect 2 PC's together via the PSTN using dial up modems

I want to connect 2 PC's together via the PSTN using dial up modems and run remote desktop. Both machines have Windows 8. Both have modems. I know there are speed issues and that there are more ...
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How to use Dial up modem for VOIP to PSTN calls?

I am new to asterisk freePBX and I want to establish calls between softphone to normal PSTN connections. So I am wondering is this possible or not? can this dial up modem will do it? It has two FXS ...
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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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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, to my j2ME phone using bluetooth DUN, without rooting? [closed]

I have a j2ME 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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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 PSTN,...
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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 internet,...
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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 a ...
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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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