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Microphone, Modem, Laptop , Dialer

by L-Vladimir / January 2, 2005 3:26 PM PST

Hello eberybody.
My laptop configuration is the next:
ThinkPad R32 2658-G7G
Based on 2658-L8G: P4-M 1.7GHz, 256MB RAM, 20GB HDD, 14.1 XGA(1024x768) TFT LCD, 8x-3.3x DVD-ROM, Modem(CDC), Ethernet(LOM), Li-Ion battery, WinXP Pro (SP2).

I want to use the Windows XP Dialer for the phone conversation.
My microphone is working, modem is dialing, I can hear the contact person but they could not hear me.
Please, help me to set up this feature.


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Laptop PC as a phone.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 2, 2005 9:37 PM PST

I haven't seen any laptop that doubles as a phone. The dialer dials, then when you hear the answer you pick up a phone. Many have tried to use the PC as a phone, but the hardware just doesn't do that.


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Laptop PC as a phone
by L-Vladimir / January 4, 2005 4:35 PM PST
In reply to: Laptop PC as a phone.

Dear Bob.
I was using that feature on my desktop computer and it was and still is very useful.
Primarily when you are sending your fax to some tele-fax machine you can hear somebody but if you are picking a phone your fax sending service if failed and you have to redial again.
Anyway, on my desktop computer you supposed to connect your modem with sound card by cable.
Obviously it was able only to the modem which includes voice support.
The Dialer.exe is the part of Windows and this software include many powerful options together with Office that allowed you to ?phone via computer?.
And this software has to be functioning properly.


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Yes. There are Voice Modems.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2005 10:04 PM PST
In reply to: Laptop PC as a phone

I've yet to find such as standard equipment on laptops.

The circuitry isn't there on the units I've used.


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I am facing same problem
by / February 5, 2009 12:46 AM PST
In reply to: Laptop PC as a phone

Even I have same problem on DELL and windows XP.

I am using dialer.exe to make outgoing calls.
I can hear but other party can't hear.
dialer.exe is not using my external microphone.
please reply to

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Does your machine have a voice modem and software?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2009 12:52 AM PST

If not then what you write will happen.

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About my Laptop
by / February 5, 2009 1:11 AM PST

I am having a DELL laptop with Conexant HDA D110 MDC V.92 Modem.
Does this support voice ?


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I don't find a voice modem.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2009 2:37 AM PST
In reply to: About my Laptop
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by / February 6, 2009 1:45 AM PST


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