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Old 02-05-2004, 09:33 AM   #1
ElijahLofgren
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Allow phone calls through? (External Hardware v.92 modem)


I have call waiting.
Is there any way that I can allow phone calls to get through?
I was using a 56K modem and whenever a call came through it would automatically kick me off-line.
Is there any way I can get my External v.92 modem to do the same?
Will disabling v.92 let the calls come through?


Or should I just get an Emerson Switchboard?

Thanks,

Elijah
 
Old 02-05-2004, 08:08 PM   #2
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Usually, call waiting is enabled on the phone line by default. You disable it by dialing *70 before the phone number. Could your external modem be doing it automatically? Or maybe your dialing setup is configured to send that *70 to the modem?
Usually that's a reasonable default to do this. One would presume that if you're in the middle of a 600 MB download, you wouldn't want it interrupted by an incomming call.
 
Old 02-06-2004, 04:34 AM   #3
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I assume the 56K was an internal modem?

AFAIK this would be a feature of the modem itself. My external Zoom modem has this feature. Since I do not have call waiting I could never test the modem to really see how it worked but I don't think disabling call waiting is the same thing.
 
  


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