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No dail tone report

New dail up modem reports "no dail tone" message,line is good.Need to us just for faxes as have broadband for rest! Have tried before and after filter,assume it should be after ,dosnt make any difference it seems!

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Re: no dail tone report

Some dial connections dont like the filters attached. does the new modem have more then one ethernet connection on it? have u tried it on another connection if u have on in the house? it may just be your settings in the computer. are you using the same computer for both broadband and dial up? if you are then you may need to adjust the settings in your computer, your isp should have done all that for you.

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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.

Oct 26, 2010 | D-Link DFM 562E (dfm-562e) Modem


Troubleshooting for modem.

User's modem does not dial or does not connect.
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.

on Apr 13, 2010 | Modems

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My 2003 server sees the modem v.92 fax, but i can not seem to use it. I tryed to reset it, powered off and back on, reinitialized it but nothing seems to work.

A lightning strike to the phone line can kill the line interface while the computer interface is still ok. This would produce the symptoms you describe. If you can open the modem, look around the phone line connector for burnt components or burning on the board.

This might also stop the phone line from working when the modem is connected, ie another phone on the same line will produce no dial tone with themodem connected.

If this is the case a new modem will be the cheapest way out of this.

Apr 20, 2010 | USR5686E, US ROBOTICS 56K V.92 EXTERNAL...

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HP USB Modem does not break dial tone

If the information connected to your post is all correct (56k V90 usb), and you are using one line for both the internet and the fax, you should hang up from the internet before you try to dial out the fax.

You have not indicated your PC model, so I don't know what operating system you are using. For XP and newer versions, you have to set up and configure the fax using the wizard or configuration software. If you have not done that yet, you need to.

In xp, go to start, Programs , Accessories , Communication , Fax , and then click Fax Console.

You said your computer is new. Win 7 and Vista are much the same:

1.Click the Start button , click All Programs, and then click Windows Fax and Scan.

2.At the bottom of the left pane, click Fax, and then click New Fax on the toolbar to launch the Fax Setup wizard.

3.Click Connect to a fax modem and follow the instructions.

You also need to make sure that your fax/modem is correctly listed in the control panel. In XP, start, control panel, printers and devices. If you do not have a fax printer listed, you need to "install a local fax printer."

The installation wizard should work in both OS without much trouble. If you do have difficulty, Microsoft and adobe both have "virtual printers" you can use. Look in Microsoft office or online.

Also check control panel of 7 to make sure that your modem and fax are listed correctly. Thanks for using Fixya.

Jan 01, 2010 | HP (56K V90 USB) Modem

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I have Linksys modem no AM300.I try and send a fax and it will not go through Error report "NO Answer" BUT I know fax machine on other end is ok.Internet is ok.Can you help John

Even though you have internet, have you connected a phone line? Most fax machines/software rely on the phone line. I don't know how you are sending a fax. If you are sending a fax directly from an all-in-one, you'll need to connect the phone line to the back of that device. If you're sending a fax using a program on the computer, you'll need to connect the phone to the back of the computer.

You can temporarily disconnect your land-line phone and connect it to the all-in-one or computer. Just remember to reconnect it when you are done so you can receive phone calls.

I hope this helps!

Sep 07, 2009 | Linksys Modems

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The phones worked last night, this morning nothing

If the phone rings but no dial tone, possible phone unit is faulty. I suggest to try a different phone unit to verify if it's faulty. If the other phone isn't working too, then report the issue to your phone provider.

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Is the modem needs driver update

Usually the no dial tone error is not a driver problem but rather a problem with the modem itself. Modems are really finicky and even the slightest surge through the phone cord from an electrical storm can cause the modem not to get a dial tone. You will need to replace your modem and that will solve the issue.

May 29, 2009 | Genius GM56PCI-L (FM9648001) Modem

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No Dial tone using Symantec Winfax Pro 10 on Windows 98

Check the physical connection of the phone line to the computer make sure that it is connected to phone line symbol of the Ethernet adapter. Then make sure that the driver of the adapter is installed properly on the computer or you can try to scan the hardware first before the re-installation of the driver using the adapter.

May 26, 2009 | Conexant chipset 56K V.92 PCI Data/Fax...

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No dail tone on my fax sending screen. But there is dialtone in my telephone

Make sure the connnection is securely inserted on both end. If it is try new phone line from the modem to the jack on the wall.

May 24, 2009 | D-Link DFM 562IS (DFM-562IS) Modem

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Do I need a 56K PCI Data Fax Modem for my new computer? If yes, why? If not, why? Thxs.

You only need a modem if you are going to be on a on a dail up internet connection or want to use your computer for faxing.

If you are using a broadband internet connection like cable or DSL, then the modem is not needed.

Hope this helps

May 02, 2009 | Intel PC TEL 56K (pctel56k) Modem

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