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Try unplugging all telephone (including the base unit), then try to call the number again. If there is still a busy signal, then the problem is with your telephone line/connection and you need to call your phone provider. On the other hand if the number rings, then chances are that base unit is defective (or one of your other phones physically connected to the tel line.).
To verify that it is the base unit or one of the other wired telephones, reconnect them one by one and determine which of them will cause the busy signal. Problems like this can be caused by a power surge, near lightning strike or a simple component failure.
If it is the base unit, it is very likely an electronic problem and therefore would require familiarity with components and circuitry diagnosis, soldering and use of a DVM. Perhaps your best bet would be to seek the services of a qualified phone technician.
Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Good luck and kind regards.
Posted on Nov 02, 2007
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go online to renew it. How much stuff is running on the computer? it need processing power to run, most computer have way to much junk running but no being used on there computers. Did you take it on an other computer? If it works better on an other computer get a older computer just to run Magic Jack Also you need bandwidth if you in an area that a lot of people are online the sometime you usable bandwidth is smaller and can couse bad sounding and drop calls try in an other location or at a different time. Hope it can help
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
After 2 days of frustration I was able to solve this by the following:
1. Click Start
2. right click my computer and select properties
3. select hardware then Device Manger
4. click + DVD/CD-ROM Drives
5. right click Tiger Jet CD-ROM USB Drive then Uninstall
6. unplug Magic Jack wait 15 secs
7. Plug back in and let device re-install, MJ may start here, if not...
8. Click Magic Jack Icon, program should start
I have to do this everytime I unplug or restart my computer. I don't know exactly why it hangs like this but this procedure works for me everytime. Good Luck
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
I emailed microsoft about this problem,heard back 2 days later and there expert advice is.......It Is a known problem that Is currently being Investigated please except our regrets that this has happened and please roll back to messenger 8.5 untill the problem Is resolve.I had already done this when I got the email,but here is there workaround/solution
As a workaround, you may try downgrading Windows Live Messenger. Please follow the steps below how to uninstall version 2009 and install version 2008.
a. Click Start, click Run and type appwiz.cpl and then press ENTER.
b. In the list of currently installed programs, locate and select Windows Live Essentials and then click Change/Remove.
c. Click Uninstall.
d. Follow the prompt on how to remove all Windows Live products accordingly.
e. Download version 2008: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7a1aae73-48cc-4f7a-b445-0487bd5e84ef&displaylang=en
Posted on Apr 13, 2009
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