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Error code 680 when I try to connect to my server

I am hooking up my Qwest provided GT701 modem, but I cannot connect to the internet, is there a step I am missing in the hook up?

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Re: Error code 680 when I try to connect to my server

The error 680 means There is no dial tone. The modem is not detecting a dial tone There are many possible causes of a No Dial Tone Error. 1.Check cable is correctly inserted into back of modem and phone socket 2.Check properties of connection, make sure correct modem is being used 3.Disable "wait for dialtone before dialing" in My Computer > Dial Up Networking > Properties of Connectoid > Configure > Connection > remove checkmark under call preferences 4.Try removing fax machines or other devices connected to the line 5.Make sure no one is using the telephone when trying to connect

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Re: Error code 680 when I try to connect to my server

In reality is the modem that is not well configured.

Go to USB on device manager, delete the modem like vodafone modem, and then scan for hardware changes.

You will be able tto connect again

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Re: Error code 680 when I try to connect to my server

Un plug modem to get started

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