RE: Win95 Dialup - FIX

Colin L. Hildinger (colin@ionet.net)
Sat, 17 May 97 23:58:43 -0500


On Sat, 17 May 1997 16:56:41 -0400 (EDT), Christopher Dickens wrote:

>On Sat, 17 May 1997, David Ward wrote:
>
>>> I have a Win 95 system running DESGui and DESChall4. My problem is that
>>> if I have voicemail it won't dial out. I set it to not check for
>>> dialtone and it works fine. However if I'm talking on the phone the
>>> computer breaks in and dials. It's highly disturbing is there any
>>> workaround?
>
>> I am not an expert, but I believe there is a modem command that causes
>> the modem to wait before checking for dialtone. That way it skips over
>> the voice mail sign. If you can't find it in your manual, I am sure
>> someone on the list can give more detail.
>
>Once again, to pass up these kinds of tones, place a "w" before the number
>to dial. This will make MOST modems "W"ait for a dial-tone before dialing
>for about 15 seconds rather than a default 1-2. It was added for this
>very reason.

Or you can just disable dial tone checking altogether. You can do it
as an option in some dialers and others you just use the right init
string.

Colin L. Hildinger

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