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I am installing DSL internet onto my computer. To do so, you need to unplug the phones from the wall and put a filter on the line. When I plugged it back in, all of the lines are lit up, I can't get a dial tone, and I can't release the lines that are lit. None of the buttons worked. I unplugged the filter and plugged the line directly back into the phone jack and got the same result, so I'm sure it's a programming thing, but I don't know hot to fix it.

Can you help me?


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Your Nortel M7208 phone is plugged into your Norstar phone system (not the phone line) You would not be able to use DSL on the same phone port used by the M7208 phone. A filter connected to that port would not solve a DSL issue and could only cause problems with the M7208 phone. You may need to put the filter on the phone lines before they connect to the Nortel phone system... I don't know which system you have or how it is wired up so I am not sure how easy that would be for you.

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