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My modem cannot detect a dial tone.ihave tried six times on the phone toget this fixed. bought in aug.2008,have taken thecomputer to two places other than my home,and i have the same problem there also.please HELP.very frustrated!!!!!!!

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Is the modem detected on the computer? Go into the device manager by right clicking "My Computer" and click "Properties". Then click "Device Manager". Make sure there is an item named "Modems" listed. Click the + sign next to "Modems". Your modem model should be listed there.

If it isn't listed your computer has not recognized it. You will need to reload the driver for it.

If it is there, right click on the modem name and select "Properties". There should be a "Troubleshoot" button to aid in finding the problem.

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ATD 66419700 NO DIAL TONE.


That means that the modem cannot detect the correct (or any) dial tone when it picks up the line. Connect a normal; telephone to the line and lift the receiver. If you hear a normal dial tone, then the line is ok. Ithat is the case, then the modem may be faulty. You could try atz command and see what happens. If it is on a pabx or fax machine or something, the dial tone may be non-standard and teh modem won't recognise it. In that case, consult the modem manual for the AT command that tells it to ignore dial tone and dial anyway. You may have to enter that command as well as teh correct command to store that setting, alternatively you can enter the commands as an initialisation string in whatever software you are using to dial.
Hope that helps.

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Troubleshooting for modem.


Problem:-
User's modem does not dial or does not connect.
Tip:-
Prove that computer is connected with phone line and check that phone line contains dial tone.Therefor check that connection is connect or not.
  • Connection may not be less than six feet (1.8 meter).
  • Check dial tone by plug in the phone in phone jack.
  • If user has many more services (such as call waiting,call messaging OR voice mail) then check that these all are cleared or not and check call waiting is disabled while using modem.
  • Disconnect any answering machine,fax machine or printer which are on line with modem.
  • Check that are you not using digital,rollover or PBX line?These type of lines not works with modem.
  • Try with another phone line. (For this, you have another phone number or another phone line).If user connected with another line then you need to complain in phone company.
  • Try to connect modem with low connection speed.

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Computer modem and dial tone


Hello Mikenrgrsvll

This problem can be due to the software not handling a certain dial tone rather than a specific hardware fault. Around the world there is a variance in the signal quality of the dial tone which causes a report of no dial tone detection. Disable the dial tone detection to prevent the system from trying to detect a dial tone.
Disabling dial tone detection for modems:
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  1. Click Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Click Switch to Classic View to change the control panel view
  4. Click Phone and Modem Options
  5. Select the Modem Tab
  6. Select the installed modem (Example: Lucent Technologies Soft Modem AMR)
  7. Click the Properties button
  8. Select the Modem tab in the Properties window
  9. Click Wait for dial tone before dialing to remove the check from the checkbox
  10. Select the Advanced tab
  11. Add X3 to the Extra initialization commands field in the Extra Settings box
  12. Click OK twice
  13. Select Switch to Category View to change back the control panel view
  14. Close Control Panel
if this does not work trying re-installing modem drivers.

hope this helps, have a good day.

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Good morning! It's common to a Dial-Up connection to drop the line during session as signal strength is going low eventhough modem is working properly. Please try to use DSL / Broadband connection as signal strength is 1Mbps or greater. best regards.

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I bought my modem at my local walmart in August of 08. Now the modem cannot detect a dial tone. I have had it at two different houses to make sure that it's not my phone line and it is still the same. I...


you might need to contact a computer technician because if it has no dial tone means, your are not installing the modem correclty (if modem is good).

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680 - There is no dial tone.

All versions of Windows are affected by this error.
No dial tone: There are many possible causes of a No Dial Tone Error.
First, try testing the modem's ability to detect dial tone and to dial by using HyperTerminal with the direct to COM port connect method - see Using HyperTerminal. If you give your modem an AT&FX1 command, and then a dial command, dial-tone detection will be disabled; if you still do not get dial tone, the modem may not be installed correctly (especially if it is a PCI or soft-modem); or the cable from the modem to the phone-line jack may be bad or installed in the wrong connector on the modem - try another line cord, and make sure you are plugged in to the LINE - not phone - jack on the modem. Plug a regular phone into the phone jack on the modem and make sure it has dial tone. The modem may also be defective. Many new modems come with an electronic circuit instead of the traditional electro-mechanical relay used to take the modem off-hook. Some of these designs are proving less reliable; often, they will be 'stuck' in the off-hook position, so unplugging, the plugging in the phone cord may give dial-tone. If this is the case, the modem needs repair or replacement.
If the modem will blind dial (x1), but not detect dial-tone otherwise, the problem is likely to be in the proper selection of the Country in Windows->ControlPanel->Telephony or in improper installation of the modem or lack of support for your country in the driver you are using. Check to see if there are updated drivers for your modem.
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