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I have a brother all in one, it works, but my problem is I can't figure out how to have the printer and computer pluged into the phone line at once, I have to unplug to use computer or the all in one how can I get both pluged into the phone line at once?

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You can also check to see if your all in one unit has two phone jacks on the back. If it does then you can plug one into the wall and the other into the computer. This basically loops the phone line though the all in one and sends the phone signal on to the computer.

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