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Modem makes loud static noise while dialing and then disconnects itself after dialing

Question: Modem makes loud static noise while dialing and then disconnects itself after dialing

I hope someone may be able to tell me how to fix the problem I'm having with my modem. My modem makes a loud humming static noise while dialing to get on the internet or to talk with someone and then disconnects and ends the call immediately after dialing. Sometimes there is no static noise while dialing and then the loud humming starts immediately after dialing and the telephone call terminates after about 30 seconds. On one call, I heard someone talking from the other end of the phone line but couldn't understand what they were saying because of the loud static.
I have an IBM Aptiva computer, with a windows95 operating system and an IBM Aptiva 28.8 mwave Data Fax modem which is located right on the mother board. I bought the computer new about 5 years ago.
I'm not too familiar with technical terminology, although I have looked in every part of my computer. I looked at a lot of things under system, modem, network neighborhood, program manager and communications, but everything looks normal. IBM notified me that they don't stock this modem any longer. I'm at a complete loss of any new ideas on how to fix this problem exept to try a new modem which I'm a little hesitant to buy until I'm sure the one I have is bad. Any help I can get woud be appreciated. Thank you.

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OK, this is driving me nuts! I am using win 2k advanced server and it just keeps auto redialing every 5 minutes.(I know I know, dial up?) I have the connection shared but it still does it when the other machines are off. I have the properties in the dialup config set to redial 1 time and it tries 4. I also have the redial if dropped unchecked.
It's madness I say!!!!!!
 

Answer:Win2k just keeps dialing, and dialing, and dialing

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With XP, I can't figure out how to eliminate the dialing noise when accessing AOL. My modem is not listed when I click Options before signing on or I would click the modem and then I think I should get the volume selection for dialing noise. Maybe I need to find out what my modem is so I can add that to the list so I can click it. It just isn't on there. I don't know how to find out what modem I have either. I didn't have any problem when I had Wind. 98. Talk about lost, that's me, and a novice. Thanks for your help.

Answer:Dialing Noise Elimination

Hi,

Try this:

Start
Control Panel
System
Hardware
Device Manager
Select modem with the + sign to open the option
Right click on the modem under that heading
Select Properties
Select Modem
Then set the speaker volume what you want it to be.

Click O.K. and away you go.

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I use A VAIO Notebook and a Toshiba Portege notebook (both windows 98)
I connected the two notebooks via two of SITECOM external USB 10/100 fast Ethernet modules and it works PERFECTLY!!!

Now I wanted to include my desktop a Compaq prolinea (windows 95) in the network.

Given my excellent experience with SITECOM hardware I bought the Desktop 5/8 Port Hub and the PCI Ethernet expansion kit.
Installation of the expansion was easy (but kind of stupid that the manual nowhere mentions anything about IP_addresses nor what the miniature cable is used for, but that I could find on Sitecoms homepage)
I started connecting only 2 computers (Compaq desktop and Toshiba) via the port hub.
It did not work.

Then I linked those two computers directly (one side expansion in USB other side external module, not using the port hub) it does not work.
The Toshiba does not see the Compaq when I click "Network Neighbourhood" and "entire network"
The Compaq desktop gives an error message: No entry to network, look in help files.

Thats bad, but things got worse.
When I wanted to get on the internet with the Compaq desktop to email (with a perfectly working TELES ISDN system, i tested it out), the computer makes a connection with the server of the internetprovider and on the moment the message says "retrieving mail form server", then gives a blue errorscreen AND CRASHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The blue error screen says:
(translated from dutch)
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Could someone tell me why my modem seems to have a mind of its own? When I'm not using the computer, it starts to dial up for no reason...constantly. I'd say it tries to dial every 5-10 minutes. Make it stop! please!!!!
 

Answer:Modem dialing by itself

There could be a number of different reasons for this, you will have to do a little bit of searching to find out why.

Could be any of the following and more :

Virus
some sort of Schedule agent
Anti-virus update
program updates

go through all your installed programs that require access to the net and check all possible settings.
 

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My modem keeps on dialing some unknown number, even when I am working in Microsoft Office (i.e, MS words, MS excel, MS Powerpoint etc), even then my modem will be keep on dialing what may be the problem ?

As my modem will keep on dialing, my broadband connection will get terminated with in 1 or 2 minutes what should I do.
In Internet Properties > Connection Tab I have already selected > Never Dial a Connection mode.
But still it is dialing some unknown number, I have removed this number several times, but it will come back automatically.
 

Answer:Modem keeps on Dialing

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I know this sounds weird and I was very spooked but at 4:30 this morning I am awakened by my computer dialing into something. I heard my modem making that noise when it is connected to a service somewhere. I got up to see what was going on and I normally use MSN Explorer but that wasn't up on the screen. It was just the Windows XP desktop/background showing and that is it. There were no ISP services activated and I can't figure out how and why a computer could dial up into a server by itself. I looked on the bottom right of my desktop where it has the taskbar just to make sure that I wasn't dreaming and it showed these 2 computers and it said connected at 50.2 kbs. I know it was connected to something but what and how? Don't you have to connect using some ISP or Dial-Up with a user name/password. I am spooked and need some answers. Please help. Thanks.
 

Answer:Modem Dialing Up By Itself?

First of all, I'd unplug the phone line so it can't do it again until you are sure it isn't dialing out long distance phone calls. There are some internet scams that do this once a program has been downloaded.

Second, you might post your startup items that you have running....start button, run, then type msinfo32 and hit ok....go to software, startup, edit, select all, edit, copy and come back and paste. Something may be calling in for it's update automatically.
 

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My problem is, my modem is dialing some number so that my Broadband connection will be terminated with in 1 (or) 2 minutes.
My computer keep of dialing, even when I am working in MS Office programs such as MS words, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, why is this happening.
Until this problem is solved I can not view any web page, so then, how can I download a file (or) check my mail.
Number which my modem is dialing is like this (00236716226111111111111111111111) I have never entered this number in my modem settings.

All my broadband setting are correct.
Windows 98 second edition.
IE version : 6
Broadband : 256 kbps.
 

Answer:Modem keeps on dialing.

Probably you're affected by some type of Virus or Spyware which starts itself automatically at start up and sends request to the Os to dial the no.s

Please scan your system with updated Virus scanner(Norton,Avast etc.) and with updated Spyware removal s/w(Adaware Se,Syware doctor etc).
 

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I have just obtained a Toshiba laptop with a Pentium 1 processor running Windows ME. I tested the modem using phone dialer and connected ok. Tried to set up a Internet account but the pages froze just before fully loading. I put the laptop away for the night, went to go onto the net next day and the system locked up as soon as the number started dialing. Device manager reports no conflicts and that the modem is working correctly. Modem properties > diagnostics > more info again locks the system up. Could this be a faulty modem or a driver problem.Many thanks to anyone who can come up with and idea.

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Hi all,
I'm having some problem connecting to the net using my modem....when I click 'connect' I don't get the dial tone for a long, long time (sometimes over 5 minutes) and sometimes never. If the dial tone does appear I can connect without any further problems. And even if I lose the connection later, I can always connect again, because there is no further trouble about the dial tone not appearing.

As I said, this occurs only the first time I try to connect after booting my PC, so I face this harrassment each morning (and evening!)

I'd be grateful for any help. THANKS.

Kenny

[I use a D-link DMF 336/E external fax modem with Win ME as my OS, and I think I started having this problem after upgrading from Win 98 to ME.]
 

Answer:Modem not dialing properly

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I've recently thrown together a system from mostly old Win98 vintage hardware I had lying around, but I installed a US Robotics external USB modem that was about a year old and had worked fine with one of my Win XP Home systems. The modem, drivers and modem software seem to install without a hitch in the Win 98 SE system I threw together but then (cue Twilight Zone music ...and cue the shade of Rod Serling) ... "You're traveling through another dimension...next stop...The Modem Zone!"

Darn thing works fine for a day or day and a half and then, when it's trying to dial UP to my ISP it powers DOWN -- i.e. the power light on the modem goes out after it's transmitted about 4 tones/numbers. Have tried rebooting, uninstalling/reinstalling but once it does that nothing I've tried has made any difference. The power light comes on again after a reboot, but as soon as I try to dial up to my ISP the modem again cuts its own throat and turns off the power before it's even dialed all seven digits!

The only way I've been able to fix it has been to repartition/reformat the drive, reinstall Win98 SE, hardware drivers, and, of course, antivirus, antispyware, firewall and a few utilities -- all a real pain in the neck just to get another day or two of modem use and then......shudder! I hear that Modem Zone music again!!!!

I've done three installs of the 98 OS now and hope that someone has a suggestion within the next 24 hours... Read more

Answer:Modem powers DOWN when dialing UP!!!

My 0.02C worth ...way underpowered ...would suggest at least 400 watts.
 

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I wonder if any of you people out there can help me.A friend of mine recently gave me a Dell PC and since the specs are superior to mine I am using it instead of my own one.The problem is the internal modem.The PC is telling me it is there and I have seen it myself. but when I try to dial out I cannot get a dialing tone.My ISP is AOL though I don`t think that is a factor.I can get online using a basic external modem.I have a program on the PC "Modem check" everything comes up as OK,except the dial tone.Is there anything I have to do to activate it.?As far as I know my friend was able to use it Ok but he is away at present.As I say,it`s no big deal,I just wanted to try and save space by using the internal modem,rather than the external one.

Answer:Internal modem not dialing up

Contact your ISP for configuration details. You may need to (re)configure the modem and Windows before you can connect to the Internet.

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Question: modem auto dialing

Hello Guys,
I have to apologize because the last time I emailed about my computer not shutting down and all of a sudden my power supply blew up. So its been a while trying to get back on line.
I think I have SPYware on my computer because it keeps dialing out to the internet on its own. So I downloaded Zonealarm in hopes of getting rid of this problem but now in the middle of booting up, my computer will dial out before zonealarm has a chance to load, and I'm getting junkads coming up.
Is there a way I can stop my modem from dialing out all the time, and I think, get rid of this spyware.
yours truly
Gasper
[email protected]
 

Answer:modem auto dialing

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I used to hear the sound of the modem as it connected to the Internet. It still connects but without any sound. How do I get the sound back?

Answer:Dialing Sound from Modem

try re-loading your modem software

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On boot, my dialup connection dialog box comes up and I have to cancel through it sometimes 25 times before it actually goes away. I've pasted my Hijack this log below. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.2
Scan saved at 9:44:08 AM, on 10/13/2003
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCEVTMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCSETMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCPD-LC\SYMLCSVC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\CALLWAVE\IAM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ROBOMAGIC\SOCKETWATCH\SWATCH.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE
C:\UTILITIES\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.colts.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = about:blank
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Answer:Modem dialing on startup

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After a session on the internet & then disconnecting from my dialup ISP my modem will sometimes dial up & connect without me requesting it to do so. I have noticed that after being on certain pages & then disconnecting this happens while on others it never happens. Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Modem automatically dialing?

The very first thing I would do is check the start up programs and make sure it isn't dialing a 900 phone number.
If you see anything in the start up programs that looks like it shouldn't belong remove it till you find out what it is.

Here is a site that can tell you what most are.

http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_pages/startup_full.htm

Also check for a virus, trojan or spyware.

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SWAT a free trojan program and free updates for life.
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PC Cillion is an online free virus checker
http://housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/start_corp.asp
BUT First check the startup programs to make sure you don't get a hudge phone bill.
 

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I don't know the model or the type. The stuff I put in when installing it in the control panel(it was already physically installed in the computer, but wasn't dialing) is a bunch of guesses.

This is all the info I have about a modem that refuses to work right:

"Port: COM1" - I set it up that way when intalling through the control panel and I have no idea if that's how it should be set up.
"Interrupt: 4
Address: 3F8
UART: NS 16550AN
Standard 56000 bps V90 Modem" - Again, I set the bold part up when installing via the control panel and have no idea if that's set up right.

"Identifier: USRK2_Gen"

I googled the identifier and found that it was a USRobotics modem, but that's all I know about it.
 

Answer:Modem not dialing - think I need help downloading drivers for an unknown modem

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Having re-installed XP Home twice due to virus/s I find I get no dial tone when Telewest voicemail 1571 is enabled. After the first install I contacted T-West/Blueyonder and was eventually put thro' to a Liverpool call centre where a girl (yes a girl) talked me thro' my internet connections ticking /unticking boxes,which I didn't make a note of, but after the second install I have the same problem, no one seems to know the answer,(can't find the same Liverpool girl). Have tried the 50p/minute service support but got nowhere. Can anyone help?

Answer:Modem not dialing & Telewest 1571

This is easy to resolve. Go to your Dial-up networking folder, the right click your isp and select properties. Now click on configure and then click connection, if there is a tick against WAIT FOR A DIAL TONE take it out.

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my modem cannot detect a dialing tone, I checked everything from enabling it and do a query modem dignostics. I am using America Online version 7.0 and it still reports that modem cannot detect dialing tone. How can I fix this?
Thank you in advance
 

Answer:modem cannot detect a dialing tone

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My friend has a HP laptop {less than i year old } {working in UK OK, and I set up dialup all OK for when he goes to france} and was using the dial-up in france last week all OK
However, he came back to UK and plugs in to the UK and he gets no dial tone.
I have checked the cable, checked the phone line, tried another working cable and it still does not work.
been to control panel and the modem is reported as working OK

i then set up a new connection to call my mobile to test it out again.
and still reported no dial tone.

HP laptop, integrated modem, windows XP
any suggestions
 

Answer:Solved: modem cant get dialing tone

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Since a reinstall of windows xphome on my new machine( due to a virus infection after having the thing for only 2 days ) the reassuring sound of the modem has gone awolIhave checked the volume control for the modem in the control panel /modems/device manager etc and that is set on max I have doweloaded the latest driver but without any joy.Its only a small thing but its very annoying as it was ok before I re-installed windowsany ideas anyonecheers Ray

Answer:Unable to hear modem dialing ISP

if it works don`t worry,the sounds anoying at the best of time.it aint broke don`t fix it

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i've got two gateways, one with an internal USR that has a chipset that the S11=30 works like a charm on my snail line. sounds like a short wave ID signal when it dials. HOWEVER!!!!! my other unit is a Conexant HCF PCI unit that is ignoring my S11 command. ANNNNND somewhere prior it said in the device column that it was an SF-1156IV conexant. i've been searching around, but i'm starting to wonder if i have a WOTC (Waste Of Time Challenge ) on my hands......
looks like the default is S11=50. any way of forcing it to cut back at least 10ms on the pulse spacing?????

 

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I love Go!zilla, but, since I've had my cable modem, I've had a problem: I've been trying to download a game demo from different sites. When I press the download button, my Go!zilla starts and pops up a window, where I must select if I want to trash the file, have Go!zilla capture it, or send it back to the browser....well, if I pick the send to broswer or capture option, my dial-up window pops up, and attempts to dial-up. But I am on a cable modem, and I do not want to dial-up. When I cancel the dial-up connection, the file download stops and will not continue unless there is a dial-up connection. I didn't get a cable modem hookup so I'd have to use my telephone line for downloads!!! Aaarrghhhh!!! Please, someone help me out! What do I need to do? Is there a way to disable my 56K modem, or do I need to reconfigure Go!zilla somehow? I am still very unfamiliar with the application. Actually, I'm new to a lot of this stuff, and I need a little guidance, please!! Thanks in advance!!!
 

Answer:Go!Zilla keeps dialing up while I'm using my cable modem! HELP!!

Not being rich enough for a cable connection the following is only a guess. If you open Gozilla and select GO>Options>Dial Up Networking tab, i have a drop down list of my ISPs. I am thinking that if you change the option listed from your old ISP that used the phone line to the cable modem it might solve your problem. (While looking to help with your question, i found an answer to one of my own-thanks).
 

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Hi Guys,

I am running Windows 98 using a US Robotics 56K Voice Win modem. I recently had to delete my default Internet Connection and established a new Internet Connection to my ISP. Going Under Dial Up Networking/Selecting the name of the connection/entering the phone number. I can connect to my ISP and the Internet just fine, except my modem used to give me 5 attempts to connect to the Internet and now it gives me 10 attempts to connect to the Internet. I don't want to have to wait for my modem to go through 10 dial up tries before giving up. How do I change the # of dial up attempts back to 5?

Jack
 

Answer:Changing Modem # of Dialing Attempts

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Hello,
I am working on a project in which I need to make a US Robotics 56K Sportster modem dial by printing a string from notepad.
So far I have managed to test the modem by using port capture to receive the dial string commands needed to dial the modem.
I have logged into the modem using Hyperterminal and I have entered the commands succesfully and the modem dialed as expected.

I have configured a generic printer to send a text only string to the serial port, with the modem hooked up and the port configurations as

Bits per second: 115200 (the fastest the 56k can handle)
Data Bits: 8
Parity: 0
Stop Bits: 1
Flow Control: None

I set the printer in notepad to being the generic printer with the txt string: W#ATDT819545551212

This string when entered through hyperterminal commands the modem to
W# Wait for Signal
AT Attention
DT Get Dial Tone
8 Outsideline
19545551212 The number to dial.

It appears that the modem starts to follow the commands as the lights fliker once quickly (Clear to send is always on, Terminal ready, send data, and received data light up consecutively in roughly half a second and then go out)when I send the print file.

I know this is a tricky challenge but I have less than 1 week to resolve the issue, and I have already been working on it for a week so I could use all the help I can get.

If anyone has any suggestions I would be happy to hear them.
The only stipulations are that I need to use the serial modem on the serial port, the ge... Read more

Answer:Dialing a Serial Modem Through Notepad

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I've just relocated a system from one room to another and now when I try to dial the ISP I keep getting a wrong number.

If I dial the number using a telephone I get a modem to answer but the computer gets an operator.

I know the line quality is poor.

In the previous location it would connect but at a very slow speed.

Is the wrong number problem likely to be line quality or could it be something else?

I tried changing some of the modem properties and got it to connect to a modem but it could not negotiate a connection.

The telephone company replaced the line from the pole to the demarc today and the line quality improved markedly but the modem still dials the wrong number.

I used the troubleshooting wizrd but nothing it had me check is wrong.

Is it possible the modem might be the problem?
 

Answer:modem dialing wrong number

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My Windows XP professional is dialing a phone number while it sits on the Login (Welcome) screen. It is the number to 411 (information). I've looked for some spyware that may be causing the problem, and my Norton's not picking up any viruses. I became aware of this when my phone bill was outrageous, because it's charging me .30 a call and it's happened over 1000 times within the last couple of months. It even happens when I log off, my pc is sitting on the welcome screen, and I'm on the phone. My modem keeps trying to dial up this number when I'm talking with someone. Anyone got any ideas?
 

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Sorry to be so wordy in the title, but I thought it best to be specific.

Issue: antique NEC Versa (W95) with a US Robotics 33.6 "card" modem. I downloaded the driver package from OEM site and installed with no apparent issues. I click to connect to a local ISP and it dials but there is no dial tone present. Obviously it won't connect, but why will it even attempt to dial if there is no dial tone? Line checks good with a telephone. Somewhere in the properties, can't remember where, there was a check box that said "wait for dial tone before dialing" which of course I checked.

Does this sound like a brain dead modem or something I messed up in the installation? I notice this modem's jack has 4 wires where the modem in my Thinkpad only has 2. Probably has nothing to do with it, just thought I'd point it out.

I notice on my Dell (XP) and Thinkpad (98) I can run msconfig or configsys and one of the services is "telephony", and if it's unchecked, there will be no internet connection. I tried "run" and "configsys" and msconfig" but it came back with an error message that neither was found. Does 95 have a different name for it's set/startup program?

This laptop is worth about four dollars, but it'd be cool to make it functional just the same. Any ideas will be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Stone age laptop modem dialing without dial tone

just to let you know thats ok. your phone only uses 2 wires the other 2 are for if you get a 2nd line put in



I notice this modem's jack has 4 wires where the modem in my Thinkpad only has 2.Click to expand...


 

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I have a computer, which is connnected to the Internet with ADSL connection. Both the computer and the ADSL Internet connection are left ON around the clock. Also, I have installed in my computer a regular 56K phone-line modem. Now, let's say I leave my home and go to some other place, like my neighbor's house, or a university campus, and want to connect to the Internet while I am there.
So, my question is: how can I connect to the Internet by dialing from my neighbor's house into my home computer through a regular phone line? Do you understand what I mean? I mean something like "remote Internet connection sharing". I am asking how I can connect to the Internet, by remotely connecting to my computer (through a regular dial-up modem), which, in turn, is already connected to the Internet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Please explain to me how this can be done with in Windows XP and in Windows 98.
Thank you very much for your answer.
 

Answer:Inernet connection sharing (dialing in with a regular modem).

In Windoze 98, you can use dialup server to do what you want. You may have to install it from your Windoze CD (via the windows setup tab in add/remove programs in control panel).

I don't run XP, so I'm no help there.

Hope this helps.
 

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So I installed a new core2duo cpu (E7200 Wolfdale 2.53Ghz) and now when I turn on my computer it just makes a long solid high-pitched noise. Please help!


Other Specs:

160g SATA HD
Nvidia 8800 GT
4g OZC Platinum RAM
ASUS P5K-E/WIFI-AP LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Motherboard
 

Answer:New CPU and now it makes loud noise

does this sound continue once u logged on to ur OS
 

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Hi,I have lenovo 3000 y410 laptop.The fan of the laptop makes loud noise due to sudden increase and decrease of its speed.The noise suddenly crescendoes... as if my laptop sings an opera everyday.Only thing being this opera concerns me about my laptop's health.I have recorded the sound. If anyone wants I can send it.There is no way I can attach it here. Someone please tell me the solution of it. Btw, is there anybody else who is facing the same problem with the laptop's fan? 

Answer:Fan makes loud noise.

try to clean your air vent by blowing it with compressed air, and see whether you dislodge any dusts, it is probably dirty now and needs to be cleaned........... also install HWmonitor (a free download off the net) and check your CPU temp....... if got warranty, let the Lenovo service people fix it up for you, if not then it is fairly easy DIY job. 

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Question: loud static noise!

My computer is constantly making a loud static/rushing/electronic interference noise, all the time apart from when I play a CD using the Windows CD player - but if I try and play a CD using Windows Media Player I still get the noise, and the CD volume is so quiet you cannot hear it over the interference!

Any suggestions? I have a USB broadband modem and the problem started shortly after I installed this. I only have integral sound that came with the motherboard, I don't have a soundcard.

Any help welcome!
 

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Yesterday everything worked fine. After waking up and wanting to look at a video, it just started making loud noises and you couldn't make anything out what was being said or played.
Then i switched to my headphones, but the same thing happens there.
 

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So.. You see , when I leave my PC open all night , the fan goes loud for some reason (CPU Fan) . So uhhh.... any way to fix it without replacing the whole fan?

Answer:Fan makes loud noise at night

When you say..."when I leave my PC open all night"...do you mean 'ON'?

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I have my laptop since december 2012. For a good while now the fan has been loud. Sometimes it makes a weird noise and its like it is going to break the noise can be a clicking noise and it ranges in sound for soft to loud. I was just wondering can my laptop be sent away to be fixed? 

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I have a HP Pavilion 15-n020nr andfor no reason at all my laptop started making this noise. At first it was intermittent static, almost like static beeping, but then it became steady. I restarted my laptop, but it started up again once I turned it back on. I also heard it through my headphones at first but after I unplugged them and plugged them back in now it's just from the speakers again. At first it started as soon as I played any audio, and would stop about 30 seconds after I stopped playing the audio. Now it starts as soon as I start up my laptop. I tried updating my Realtek driver, and my graphics driver (amd radeon hd 8400/R3 Series) but as soon as I did my laptop wouldn't turn on at all. I had to completely reset it from the menu you get when you press esc while booting it up. While that did allow me to use my laptop again, the static noise is still there.

I would really appreciate anyone with any idea how to fix this.

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Hi everyone, I hope i'm posting in the right place. I joined this forum because i need some help. Less then a week ago i purchased a new sony laptop model number sve151a11w. My problem is almost every time i play a game (i only have dawn of war 2 + expansions and minecraft at the moment) after a couple of minutes of playing there will be a loud static sound from the speakers then the computer will freeze, the only way to unfreeze it is to hold down the power button until it shuts down. Ctrl + Alt + Delete doesn't work, the windows button doesn't work and i'm starting to get worried about shutting my computer off like this all the time.
Any help is appreciated.
Cheers, Ben.

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I have a HP Pavilion 15-n020nr andfor no reason at all my laptop started making this noise. At first it was intermittent static, almost like static beeping, but then it became steady. I restarted my laptop, but it started up again once I turned it back on. I also heard it through my headphones at first but after I unplugged them and plugged them back in now it's just from the speakers again. At first it started as soon as I played any audio, and would stop about 30 seconds after I stopped playing the audio. Now it starts as soon as I start up my laptop. I tried updating my Realtek driver, and my graphics driver (amd radeon hd 8400/R3 Series) but as soon as I did my laptop wouldn't turn on at all. I had to completely reset it from the menu you get when you press esc while booting it up. While that did allow me to use my laptop again, the static noise is still there.

I would really appreciate anyone with any idea how to fix this.

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Today I got a BSOD while using a site, Dictionary.com, that I use everyday. The screen went blue and my machine made a loud-ish static like sound.
 
When I restarted a Windows error/dialog box appeared with the following info:
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:    BlueScreen
  OS Version:    6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
  Locale ID:    1033
Additional information about the problem:
  BCCode:    a
  BCP1:    0000000000000080
  BCP2:    0000000000000002
  BCP3:    0000000000000001
  BCP4:    FFFFF800034E368F
  OS Version:    6_1_7601
  Service Pack:    1_0
  Product:    256_1
Files that help describe the problem:
  C:\Windows\Minidump\011616-23384-01.dmp
  C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-60715-0.sysdata.xml
 
I am unable to access the .dmp file. I get a message that says Accessed Denied even though I am an administrator on my machine. I checked the folder security and it looks like I should be able to access the file. When I tried to access the sysdata.xml file, I received a message that I had to be connected to the internet. Once I got connected I went to look at the file but it was gone.
 
Other info:
 
· OS - Windows 7
· x64
· original OS on system
· OS is OEM version (came pre-installed on system)... Read more

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This problem just started about 20 minutes ago, for no reason at all my laptop started making this noise. At first it was intermitten static, almost like static beeping, but then it became steady. I restarted my laptop, but it started up again once I turned it back on. I also heard it through my headphones but I unplugged them and now it's just from the speakers again. It starts as soon as I play audio, and stops about 30 seconds after I stop playing audio. I don't know what to do.

Answer:Loud static noise from speakers

Last night I had some friends help me, we tried updating my Realtek driver, restoring my laptop, and finally updating my graphics driver I went to this website and selected the automatically detect option. However, after installing the driver my laptop now freezes on the hp loading screen.

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So i was using my Compaq Evo N620c laptop( Windows XP) and i put it on stand by. When i came back, i started the laptop up and it started making a really loud high pitched noise almost like a whistle. I restarted the laptop and it started making the same noise. I went on safe mode and the noise stopped and everything louded perfectly. Than when i went back on my regular account and it started making the noise again. The noise only starts at the blue loading screen for XP. I had this laptop for 2 years and this is the first time this ever happened.

Will the noise stop if I open up my laptop and use a duster ( high pressure air) and i take out all the dust out of my fan and hard drive?

Thank You
 

Answer:Laptop makes a really loud grinding noise

No way to tell for sure what the noise is coming from with the info provided. Could be a fan, could be a hard drive. I suggest you go ahead and try blowing the dust out with canned air through the cooling vents. Use short bursts instead of a continuous blast. First blow air into the exhaust port first, then into the intake port. Repeat until no more dust appears.

Try one thing first... mute the sound. Audio hardware can do some strange stuff.

Raybro
 

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Hey all I got a problem with my icemat siberia headphones when turned up loud they make a static kinda noise thing
I need them loud as i play cs competitivly
and if i put them in the back souund only comes out one ear :[
 

Answer:Headset makes a fuzzy noise when up loud

Try checking the setting of the sound device.
 

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I had closed my laptop cover a few minutes before (or maybe much less?) so it was in some state of hybernation. When I opened it, I pressed the power button and it made such a loud, high-pitched noise that it was piercing and my ears are still ringing from it.

Any ideas? I timidly started it up and it seems to be working just fine. I'm backing it up now.

Thanks, Peter
 

Answer:Laptop Makes LOUD Piercing Noise

Were you in the middle of a sound playing when it went into hibernation?
 

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Just from memory and hoping it might help someone---- An appalling noise when least expected. Out of the blue comes a br.a.a.a..a.ap like the thing was losing teeth from a cog somewhere.
About 15 years ago. This was first heard on a nearly new Epson inkjet. I phoned and an Epson man called, wiped the shiny rail (the track of the print head) and smeared a trace of thin oil on the same rail. Job done!
It seems that some go dry and the print head will not slide freely as it should. A stepper motor does its best but stalls and makes this horrifying noise.
Yesterday I wanted to scan a document with an Epson Perfection. The change from quiet order to absolute panic when the same destructive barp shook me rigid.
Fortunately I remembered long ago and the cause/cure were the same.
I used a narrow strip of cloth damped with a silicone/ptfe lubricant, everything is back to normal.
What made this different was that the rail is inside the scanner which had to be opened first. In short, remove two small self-tap screws at ends of the hinge on the base of the unit. This will allow thin screwdrivers to prize it open from this side until plastic lugs let go and the unit is open. None broke. It is a risk but with patience and no small bits to fall out, what have you to lose.

Answer:If your printer or scanner makes loud noise......

Have had that noise several times with the dot matrix printers we used to use for invoice printing. A quick wipe of the slider bar with solvent and then with the proverbial oily rag - job done for another few months.

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i get a clicking noise that some times increases to level of static. With some programs clicking increases. Restarting PC stops clicking for awhile1 it's not my speakers (because i disconected them & I still hear click on headphones)2. even when I turn all volume controls off I still hear clicking3 I uninstalled & reinstalled my sound cards software still clicks4 it's not a mechanical noise you have to have speakers or headphones on to hear clicking noiseI have "Trend Micro Internet Security which scans PC everydayPC info--Manufacturer: Dell inc. Model: Dimension 4700 OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Servie Pack 3CPU/Ram: 2.992 GHz / 2046 MBVideo Card: RADEON X300/X550 SeriesSound Card: Creative Audigy Audio Processor (WDM)my PC is about 3 years old

Answer:HDD Makes Clicking static noise?

It sounds like the HDD is dying. Make sure you have a backup of all your files, just in case it completely stops working.LIR

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I?ve had my Dell Inspiron 1100 for over a year now, and it?s recently started to make crackling, static-like noises in the upper right corner of the hard drive where the fan is. This only occurs when the fan is at a reasonably high speed, and when I tend to be demanding more than usual of the CPU. There?s not an overheating issue since the laptop is in the same place on my desk as it always was, and there?s not an air blockage problem. Is there any way to fix this without taking it into the shop and replacing some parts? Could it maybe just be a small issue of needing to clean the fan?
Note: this has nothing to do with my speakers or any audio, and is definitely being caused by the fan.
 

Answer:Fan makes a crackling, static-like noise

try playing around with some compressed air. i blow out me whole laptop once every 3 months, keeps it running quiet and cool. it that dosent work, describe the sound a bit more, like something hitting something?
 

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hi why does my laptop make a static pop noise when im on the internet my speakers are on mute but i still hear this noise every now and again could my pc have a fault
thanks

Answer:laptop makes static pop noise

Does the crackling sound like its an electrical crackling? If so try running without the power cable perhaps?
Perhaps something is stuck in the fan. You can try blowing out the dust with one of those compressed air cans? (carefully)
This is really difficult to answer as it could be anything. My guess is that something is loose and you should check it - OR the hard drive some how is damaged?
You will have to go and have it checked by a technician if you can't do it your self.

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Hi. My Toshiba laptop has been randomly crashing/freezing with colorful static on the monitor and loud static noise from the speakers (usually if I'm on youtube). This has been happening on and off for months. Sometimes it just crashes to a black screen and restarts but often it does the dramatic crashing. I don't have a good connection to go downloading troubleshooting stuff and I have no idea if its the battery, the video card, a virus (because rarely on boot-up the microsoft security essentials is turned off or malwarebytes has an error about root-kits that doesn't come up again when its restarted), or what. I don't know what to google to even start finding answers to this problem and I need help.

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I got Counter Strike Global Offensive on my laptop, and as soon as it started running this very high pitched deafening sound started coming from my mic. I cannot seem to fix it.

Answer:I got CSGO on my laptop and now it makes a loud feedback noise

Does the noise continue when you use the mic with anything else that has recording/mic capabilities?

If it does, then there something wrong with the microphone. If it doesn't the it is probably with the game.

Well, the problem could be that upon launching "CSGO" your mic is automatically adjusted to be the at its highest sensitivity.

To fix this, please do the following.

1. Load "Steam", then go into "SteamApps".
2. Next click "Common", then select "CounterStrike:GO"
3. Click on "CSGO", then "CFG" and finally "config".
4. Open the "config" with Notepad or Notepad++
5. Now, in Notepad, click on "Edit" and then "Find Next".
6. Type the following in the "Find Next" window... voice_mixer_volume "1.0"
7. Change it to the ammount you want.
1.0 = 100%
0.50 = 50%
0.25 = 25%

8. Now save the "config" file.

You sould no longer have the problem.

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Just finished installing my upgrades to my computer, including a nice new H100, and it would appear my hopes for a silent PC one day have been blown out of the water, with this cooler at least. The pump unit is making a sound like...well...a loud pump really, a constant grinding/buzzing/humming noise, kinda like a failing hard drive spinning. I know for a fact they are not meant to perform this way, and I have read many topics about this, but I am a little uncertain still.

Has anyone actually encountered this problem and/or knows how to fix it? Replies I have seen involve:

-Shaking it/bending pipes/generally moving it about (perhaps moving air bubbles?)
-Lowering the voltage (apparently at 12V the pump can be prone to this)

Obviously the shaking/moving thing is a pain cause you just gotta keep doing it till it works (or doesn't), and it requires the removal of the block which requires thermal paste to be reapplied, etc, pain in the ass. The voltage thing sounds very plausible, but I'm not sure exactly how to fix it.

Can anyone give me a specific/accurate explanation of what the noise is and/or how I can (prefereably not might, but rather can) fix this?

Thanks.

Answer:H100 pump makes somewhat loud grinding noise

Update:

This site here had quite a few solutions such as those I mentioned earlier:
Corsair H100 pump noise

I have tried tapping the pipes, that only made it a bit louder, and I've cycled through the pump settings but that has done nothing. I don't want to remove the block because I'm in debt and I have no thermal paste I can use if I need to replace what is on there already which is probably a good idea. I have no molex to molex adapter I can use to make a makeshift voltage adapter either. Bit of a predicament :P

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Hi all, I'm having a problem with my laptop - in some games and even while watching youtube videos my computer freezes up, while making loud squeeking noice. The only solution is to turn off my notebook via power button. Does anyone have this problem? Can you please show me how to resolve it? I really appreciate it. My laptop is Pavilion dv6 3155sr.

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Hello,

yesterday I have buy the Satellite P200-1ft.

The problem: the second harddisk is very loud.
I never heard a notebook that is so loud like this thing, it's never normal.

Can I send the harddisk to toshiba or must I send the complete Notebook to reclame the harddisk?

Answer:Satellite P200-1ft: second harddisk makes a loud noise

Hi Uli

You cannot send only a notebook part to the Toshiba authorized service provider.
If you think something is wrong with the HDD then you have to contact the ASP in your country and the guys should be able to help you.

But note; if the HDD is loud then this doesn?t mean that there is a hardware malfunction.
My HDD clicks and makes some noises since 3 years but it runs well, without any troubles?

Greetings mate

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Every so often, my new IBM DeskStar 180GXP 180 gig makes a loud clicking noise... it seems to be like every few minutes on the dot. A few minutes pass, click, a few more minutes, click.... It's quite annoying. This is a new drive I'm not sure what could be wrong with it. I can't see anything actually wrong with the drive apart from that it makes this annoying noise. There is no data loss.Any ideas?

Answer:New IBM DeskStar 180GXP makes loud clicking noise

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Hi,The DVD Drive of my acer aspire es1-512-c5yw makes a loud noise when reading Certain CDs it doesn't do it with all of the CDs just certain ones i recorded the sound as a .mp3 file if you want to download it you can download it at this linkhttps://framadrop.org/r/w1GYD5vYd1#VeYGT3KJXNiFUhdyiOlXFU35lp96FilHMXnuZVRp93o=the link will expire on Friday, November 11, 2016 i scanned the file using kaspersky internet security 2016 so it's safe

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Hi,The DVD Drive of my acer aspire es1-512-c5yw makes a loud noise when reading Certain CDs it doesn't do it with all of the CDs just certain ones i recorded the sound as a .mp3 file if you want to download it you can download it at this linkhttps://framadrop.org/r/w1GYD5vYd1#VeYGT3KJXNiFUhdyiOlXFU35lp96FilHMXnuZVRp93o=the link will expire on Friday, November 11, 2016 i scanned the file using kaspersky internet security 2016 so it's safe

Answer:DVD Drive makes loud noise on Acer Aspire ES1-512-...

I've heard worst. I wouldn't worry about it unless it starts getting worse.

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Dell Inspiron 3721 - 3 yrs old, running Windows 10  Started making loud clicking noise when trying to boot - sometimes it would boot, sometimes I had to try and restart a few times. It clicks about once per 1 or 2 seconds, then never starts up.

Answer:Laptop makes loud clicking noise when trying to boot

Hi Janbiv2
Thanks for writing to us. 
Please run diagnostics from f12 menu and observe for any clicking noise during test. 
The noise could be either from fan or from the HD. 
You can remove the HD and try on another machine if possible or try another HD on this machine. 
Also run the machine without the HD and observe if the noise stops. 
Do keep us posted about the test results. 

Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message
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I recently got new headphones (Bose QuietComfort3) and they work fine with an ipod and one of my computers. However, with my other computer, I get a loud, constant static noise coming out of them. The noise starts around half-way through booting up Windows and doesn't stop until the computer shuts off. My old headphones work fine with the computer (they are very cheap headphones though) and my speakers work fine. These new headphones also play sounds fine, but the static sound drowns everything out. My soundcard is a SoundBlaster Live! 24-bit.

Things I've tried:
1. Updating the soundcard drivers.
2. Disabling the soundcard.
3. Making sure there were no loose connections in my case.
4. Cleaned out my case.

Thanks for any help.
 

Answer:Loud, Constant Static noise coming out of headphones

Bad headphones
poorly grounded motherboard.
Wall outlet poorly grounded.
 

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I'm getting these more an more frequently. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason for it either. My computer can be totally idle and I come back to it and it's locked up or I can be simply reading something on the web and it might happen. Can anyone offer any support on this?

Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i7 6700K @ 4.00GHz 31 C
Skylake 14nm Technology
RAM
32.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1199MHz (16-16-16-39)
Motherboard
MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984) (U3E1) 42 C
Graphics
2752H ([email protected])
4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (Gigabyte) 51 C
Storage
465GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB (SSD) 43 C
1863GB Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH164 (SATA) 44 C
447GB KINGSTON SV300S37A480G (SSD) 34 C
931GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0810 USB Device (SSD) 43 C
1862GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0820 USB Device (SSD) 43 C
1862GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0827 USB Device (SSD) 43 C
596GB Western Digital WD 6400AAV External USB Device (SSD) 43 C
Optical Drives
LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1L
Audio
AudioBox USB Audio
 

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Hello,

My CD drive is making loud noises. This doesn't occur all the time. For example,I'm watching a DVD - Criminal Minds Season 4 and it allowed me to watch the episodes fine but when I tried to watch a deleted scene, it made this loud grinding noise and it wouldn't stop even when I clicked stopped in Windows Media Player. It only stopped when I removed the DVD.

This also occurred when I was watching another DVD, I was trying to skip through it and it made that loud grinding noise again but it still played after it got to where I wanted it to be. But with the Criminal Minds DVD, it won't work even when I leave the DVD grinding to see if it'll go to the deleted scene.

I don't understand what's going on. I barely used it before but now it's acting up. I never dropped my laptop or hit it.

I'm attaching the sound it makes. I hope there's a way I can fix this on my own.

Btw, the deleted scene worked on my sister's Toshiba laptop. It made no loud noises. It was smooth.

Edit: Here is the sound it makes. https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resi...int=file%2cm4a It's the one named DVD drive

Answer:Asus Laptop CD Drive Makes Loud Grinding Noise

A DVD drive will make noise. Whirring and a little bit of clunking and ticking are normal, but a solid grinding sound does not sound good. You may have to replace that DVD drive.

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I have a Dell D600 laptop that the hard drive makes noise as it tried to boot up. It then stops running (it seems) and I get the error message"Primary hard disk drive 0 not found". I don't have a boot disk for this XP system, but does this mean the drive is bad?
 

Answer:Hard drive makes loud bumping noise at bootup

Almost certainly the HDD has failed mechanically / physically.
 

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When I turn the switch on my computer's power supply to on, the computer starts making a, like I said, loud, high-pitched schreeching noise. My first guess is that something awry with the power supply itself. Any other ideas of what might be the problem? And what I am to do to stop it?

Answer:My computer makes a loud, high-pitched, very unnerving noise! Help!

Quote from: Illuminatus42 on June 18, 2007, 03:35:56 AMWhen I turn the switch on my computer's power supply to on, the computer starts making a, like I said, loud, high-pitched schreeching noise. My first guess is that something awry with the power supply itself. Any other ideas of what might be the problem? And what I am to do to stop it?This may help:http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

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When I start my M90z from hibernate or off the fan is making a loud noise like it is malfunctioning. It always stops after 1-2 minutes. This not the loud noise a fan makes when most computers start.  This is noise like something is wrong with the fan. It is a grinding noise. It actually doesn't bother me that much.  It gives my computer a certain charm.  I just want to know if this is something I should address while I have it under warranty. Does anyone else have this noise?





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Answer:M90z: When starting computer, fan makes loud noise like it is malfunctioning

Hello mate, You should call for warranty, may be the bearing...





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Hi, I have installed RenderMonkey from AMD on my PC,Whenever i launch the preview, the speakers starts buzzing and it's very annoying. Much louder than noises i have been hearing (see my previous post).The CPU usage is almost null, and the laptop isn't hot at all.Also, you can hear different flavors of the noise when changing my power plan. It seems that some of the noise come strictly from the GPU. Do you have any idea ? Thank you. 

Answer:T61p : Quadro FX570M makes loud noise on speakers

i would like to ask you did you mute the onboard mic????

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My brand new toshiba laptop is constantly producing a strange buzzing/static noise which appears to be coming from the fan.

I am not sure if this is the case with all of these models but it is quite annoying and I am worried that something could be wrong with the laptop.

Please can anybody help me on this one?
What may be causing the strange noise?

As I said it appears to be coming from the fan but I am not 100% sure.

Answer:Satellite C50-A-1DV makes strange static/buzzing noise

Did you notice this buzzing/static noise while heavy fan rotation?

To me it?s very difficult to say if it?s a ?common? fan noise or unusual noise which could be related to cooling module problems.

At the other hand you are not 100% sure if this noise is coming from the fan? so I think we are groping in the dark?

From my point of few the notebook is new and if you are unsure if there is some hardware problem, you should ask a service engineer for and check.

Sorry mate but at this point i have no other "solution" for you :(

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I'm getting these more an more frequently. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason for it either. My computer can be totally idle and I come back to it and it's locked up or I can be simply reading something on the web and it might happen. Can anyone offer any support on this?

Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i7 6700K @ 4.00GHz 31 ?C
Skylake 14nm Technology
RAM
32.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1199MHz (16-16-16-39)
Motherboard
MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984) (U3E1) 42 ?C
Graphics
2752H ([email protected])
4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (Gigabyte) 51 ?C
Storage
465GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB (SSD) 43 ?C
1863GB Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH164 (SATA) 44 ?C
447GB KINGSTON SV300S37A480G (SSD) 34 ?C
931GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0810 USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
1862GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0820 USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
1862GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0827 USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
596GB Western Digital WD 6400AAV External USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
Optical Drives
LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1L
Audio
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Im trying to play a video in Windows media player but with any video all i hear is a really loud static noise, ive tried playing the exact same files in Windows movie maker and the sound works just fine so i know the files are ok.
Ive also tried playing them in DivX and i'm getting the exact same ear popping static noise so the only thing that seems to be able to play them with the correct audio is Movie Maker.
The video file is .AVI but ive also tried .MKV with the exact same results, i know my Windows media player used to work fine so i have no clue whats messed up, Any help would be much appreciated!

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I'm getting these more an more frequently. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason for it either. My computer can be totally idle and I come back to it and it's locked up or I can be simply reading something on the web and it might happen. Can anyone offer any support on this?

Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i7 6700K @ 4.00GHz 31 ?C
Skylake 14nm Technology
RAM
32.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1199MHz (16-16-16-39)
Motherboard
MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984) (U3E1) 42 ?C
Graphics
2752H ([email protected])
4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (Gigabyte) 51 ?C
Storage
465GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB (SSD) 43 ?C
1863GB Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH164 (SATA) 44 ?C
447GB KINGSTON SV300S37A480G (SSD) 34 ?C
931GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0810 USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
1862GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0820 USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
1862GB Western Digital WD My Passport 0827 USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
596GB Western Digital WD 6400AAV External USB Device (SSD) 43 ?C
Optical Drives
LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1L
Audio
AudioBox USB Audio

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Hi everyone,
I have a really annoying problem with my Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop. Whenever I want to play games on it, the laptop fans start to make an unbearably loud noise that just doesn't let me play at all. This even happens with relatively old games with low system requirements, such as age of empires 3 and league of legends.
This laptop is supposed to be good for gaming, but the fan noise problem makes playing video games virtually impossible. It looks like the computer is going to overheat and break down at any moment. I bought this laptop almost three months ago. Is there something Dell can do about my problem? Can I get a new laptop under warranty? Maybe it's just a specific problem with the one I bought.
Please give me some solutions, thanks.

Answer:Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop makes incredibly loud fan noise

Please list exact Dell model number and version of windows. Example: Dell Inspiron 7559, windows 10
If you don't know, type msinfo32 onto the search box, and then stroll down to System Model.

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Hi,

I am having an annoying problem when I turn up the volume on my speakers, there is a loud feedback sound from the internal microphone that I don't know how to get rid of. When I turn down my speakers it goes away, but what's the point of having great speakers if you can't turn them up?

Please help!

Answer:Re: Feedback from internal microphone makes annoying noise when speakers loud

When you are listening music or watch some action movie it is OK to have higher volume level but ?what's the point? to turn them up by normal conversation on Skype or elswere?

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I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop, about 4 years old.

I've had this problem for a while now. Whenever I take my laptop inside my bedroom, unplugged or plugged in, doesn't matter, when I try to watch a YouTube video, 10-30 seconds in my laptop freezes and makes a loud buzzing noise from either my headphones or speakers (depends on what I'm using). If I leave it in my room it can take up to 1 minute to recover, while if I grab it and walk out of my room, and go to the living room it recovers immediately. My bedroom is 11-12 meters away from the router (I'm 99% sure this is an internet issue), and I have 3-4 bars of internet connection when inside it.
We also have an old computer (like 2008 or something, but the specs are pretty bad) and when we used to have it inside my bedroom it would never crash (we use wireless internet with the desktop as well, with a usb wireless adapter). Both are running the same operating system (Windows 7)

This has been a problem since the first time I tried to take my laptop in my room. Due to this problem, I am forced to do everything on my living room aka no privacy. I'm begging for a solution.
I did not buy this laptop, it was a gift from someone from what I remember. It used to have a hard drive which broke (had this problem with the first harddrive), so we changed to another harddrive, then that broke as well and now i'm using a Kingston SSD, and the problem is still here. I know its not a harddrive issue, just stating that the problem still ... Read more

Answer:Laptop freezes for 1 minute & makes a loud buzzing noise in my room

If needed, I can record my laptop while it's happening and show you the video.

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This is sound recorder open with no mic enabled or plugged in.

I'm about to spend a bunch of money on an upgrade that won't improve much, mainly just to fix this problem.

I wanted to know if there's any fix for this before I do.

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Hello I just joined this forum in desperate need of help, been searching the net for days without any help :/

So the problem is my friend brought me her laptop ( used to be my old one ) an MSI GT780DX that I installed windows 8.1 on I been trying to fix it for weeks now, It randomly hangs while making a static noise from the speakers, sometimes it does it before I log in other times it happens after days of gaming, I tried formatting the computer and reinstalling windows 8.1, I tried switching out the ram, I also tried switching the hard disk, but nothing seems to help, I'm not that tech savvy, but I know how to get information and use it, currently studying IT Support, but this computer keeps failing on me, I think it might be worth mentioning that this computer has been split 3-4 times with everything disconeccted and reconeccted, please help me getting desperate :/
 

Answer:MSI Laptop randomly hangs and makes static noise from speakers.

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Everytime I leave the computer idle during a game or a video it freezes and it makes a loud noise like when you take a Gba cartilage out when the game is running and it makes static on my computer. Sometimes the static changes, sometimes it doesn't. Please Help. P.S: What CPU can I upgrade this laptop to? Picture Of Static:http://adf.ly/1NoguO. The Static is the small blue bars

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I re-installed Win 7 Pro 32 bit from a USB device (I have the product key) after being unable to prevent further BSOD occurrences. User errors were the cause of the failed first 2 attempts of the re-install, but the third time proved to be a charm. No more blue screens, but ...

1) My CPU now sounds like a jet as it roars down the runway. This especially while playing games on FB with Chrome as my browser.

2) After the re-install there were more than 150 updates. Normal? I installed the IMPORTANT ones -- there were 102. (BTW, post re-install I did Updates first and then Drivers. Hope that was correct.)

3) There is a crackling noise emanating from the built-in speakers, even when muted. The static cannot be heard when the head phones are used. The noise is still present, but only the expected audio comes thorough the wires. Also, I don't recognize the sound driver. I am pretty sure it's not the same, but not certain. Can't confirm either way as I erased the backups. Sorry about that.

4) When I ran sfc /scan now, it took forever and the marathon yielded many, many corrupt files. Some files were reparable and others not. Some of the errant files were Chinese Dictionary files. It surprised me, too. Unfortunately I do not have that log.

I really need some help with this. I am going on 24 hours with no sleep and can't see myself soundly sleeping until this is solved. I have no idea how to solve it. Another re-install?

I should mention that the hard-drive capa... Read more

Answer:Oddities, re-install, Corrupt Files, Static Noise, Loud CPU w/Chrome

Hello and welcome John mate the roaring CPU would be a heat problem at a rough guess if yo cannot get the temps up with Speccy try this Core Temp

A chkdsk is probably an idea to run as well
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html


The updates mate yes fairly standard for a fresh install. That the sfc took so long and yealded what it did I would reinstall again and try this

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 make sure of the language and that the version is the one you have the code for and that it doesn't have "old" or a large "N" alongside it.

You really should think about some more RAM too mate and I guess the hard drive could be best dealt with a test try SeaTools for Windows | Seagate

or a surface test with Partition Wizard Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition. see my pic

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I have a Dell Inspiron 7778.
When I have my external speakers plugged in to my laptop I am able to play videos and it sounds great.
When I pause the videos for more than a few seconds my speakers start emitting a loud, static-like noise that doesn't stop until I resume the video.
This sound is very annoying.
Can you please help me fix the problem?

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Have a small home network. One access the internet through the other. Every 2 minutes the second computer attempts to dial to the internet through the other - slightly annoying!! - with no programmes running other than maybe something in the back ground. Nothing obvious!Please help. Running Xp and ME. Need both computers to access net if possibleThanx

Answer:keeps on dialing up!

You have probably got Outlook or Outlook Express set to check for mail check the settings

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I'm not even sure where to start or how to describe it.

A business has a system that customers can dial into. They are having more customers sign on so are now having a prob with busy signals. From what I understand, they just have one line coming in to one modem. They would like a solution that allows multiple customers to dial in at once. Whether this requires multiple lines (which I would assume) and multiple modems or some type of modem switch thing (???), I don't know.

In addition, many of their computers currently have a line directly to their modems for dialing out (not internet, but dialing into other systems). They would like to get rid of the individual modems and have just one system that everyone could dial out with (should be compatible dos programs).

Does anyone have any recommendations or anywhere I can be redirected to research options (I don't have a prob with researching but at this point I'm not sure what I'm looking for). It would be great if both of their probs could be resolved with the same solution.

I appreciate it much!!!

Thanks!
 

Answer:dialing in and dialing out.

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Pc keeps on dialing through the ADSL connection, even though dialing the default connection is off and have already ran SpyBot:SDIf you can please assit.Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7"Scan saved at 2:01:38 PM, on 11/25/2004"Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\pctspk.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exeC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OUTLOOK.EXEC:\Documents and Settings\Robert Raw\Desktop\HijackThis.exeC:\Docume... Read more

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HiPlease print or copy these instructions because you are not able to access the Internet in SafeMode.Make sure you are set to show hidden files and folders: A. On the Tools menu in Windows Explorer, click Folder Options.B. Click the View tab.C. Under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders.D. Uncheck Hide extensions for known filetypes and Hide protected operating system files.How to see hidden files in WindowsREBOOT into SafeMode by tapping F8 key repeatedly at bootup: Starting your computer in Safe modeRun HijackThis!, press Scan, and put a check mark next to all these:"R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = [url="http://www.iafrica.com/""]http://www.iafrica.com/"[/url]"R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank""R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\blank.htm"O2 - BHO: Saristar - {C68AE9C0-0909-4DDC-B661-C1AFB9F5AE50} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SARISTAR.DLL (file missing)O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Auto Update] msintranet.exeO16 - DPF: Win32 Classes - file://C:\WINDOWS\Java\classes\win32ie4.cabO16 - DPF: {11111111-1111-1111-1111-111111113457} - file://c:\ied_s7m.cabO16 - DPF: {11111111-1111-1111-1111-511111113457} - file://c:\x.cabO16 - DPF: {11111111-1111-1111-1111-511111113458} - file:... Read more

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Question: dialing in

I am trying to connect to a remote computer. I am running Win98. I am connected to the internet via a LAN and cable modem. I was given a local phone number to dial the remote computer. Do I need an IP address for the remote computer? Please help me to configure this connection.
 

Answer:dialing in

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my system seems to think it needs to be online all the time.
It dials up on its own within 15 minutes of powering up.
I'm sure there is some settings somewhere that will stop this, but I'm new to XP and I dont know where to find them.

Plz help, it really sucks when your playing a game, and bam, it throws you to the desktop, and starts dialing.
 

Answer:XP dialing up on its own

You have some application or utility that is configured to go onto the Internet. One way to find it is to download the free ZoneAlarm firewall and install it, it'll pop up and alert you whenever any application attempts to access the Internet. You can then choose to allow or deny that application routine access to the Internet. Of course, you'll also know which application is asking for access that way...
 

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My computer keeps trying to access the internet by itself. I have updated and run sbybot and Adaware but it still keeps trying every 5 minutes.
Anyone know what I can do.
Wendy
 

Answer:My dial up keeps dialing by itself

wendfd said:

My computer keeps trying to access the internet by itself. I have updated and run sbybot and Adaware but it still keeps trying every 5 minutes.
Anyone know what I can do.
WendyClick to expand...

Reboot into safe mode if possible = http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2001052409420406 , then download, update and run A (a-squared) free - A2 - a Freeware Anti-Trojan, Anti-Worm, Anti-Dialer and Anti-Spyware (Anti-Malware) Software
http://downloads-zdnet.com.com/3000-2239_2-10262216.html =

to delete the problems, then Disable system restore = http://vil.nai.com/vil/SystemHelpDocs/DisableSysRestore.htm , reboot and then re-enable system restore.
Also, check your various programs to see if you have any of them set to "call home" to check for updates, etc.
 

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Tried using my dial-up connection prior to this post.

"Unable to connect. Other program using Dial-up connection"

I had previously disabled the Office Find Fast. Don't care for it myself.

I had also installed "Ad aware" once before, but took it off because it kept telling me that one of my A+ training programs was illegal and spyware. There was no dial-up connection involved there.

Went into "REGEDIT" and didn't find any thing out of the ordinary.
Downloaded the latest up dates from Microsft earlier today.

This had happened a couple of weeks ago on another puter that was running IE5.5. I'm using IE5.1. The other puter was formatted and re-installed with '95. I'm using "98 SE.

I just did a hard boot and was able to access the connection.

Any ideas would help. Thanx.
Went into "REGEDIT" and found under LOCAL USER/Software: Kaspersskylab. What is this program? Have 'Office 2000 Professional installed.

Thanx again.
 

Answer:Other program dialing out??

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XP Home. Just had a new hard drive go out. Exchanged it and reinstalled XP, and it's running fine- But: I think CRS has kicked in big time. Whenever I click on IE, it dials my ISP. I've disabled auto update, set OE never to check for messages, set IE to never dial a connection, and disabled Remote Access Auto Connection Manager. Would someone please tell me what I've missed? I've been messing with this thing for hours. Thanks a lot for any ideas/help.
 

Answer:Stop IE from dialing out

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I'm not very familiar with this, so forgive me if I don't use the correct terminology. Here's the scenario:

At work, we have an NT network, an e-mail server, and some external modems. We've had the ability to dial in from home and access the internet and e-mail. Something happened yesterday that is not allowing us to dial in from home. When dialing, it either disconnects after verifying the user name and password or it brings us to our home page, but won't allow any other internet sites to be accessed. No software or hardware has been added to the server or the remote PC. No changes has been made to the configuration of either. I checked the connections of both, and rebooted both. I replaced the external modem (at work) and it didn't help. I tried dialing up with another remote PC and got the same results. I tried to reboot the e-mail server. I can't think of anything else that I can do. Hopefully you have more ideas than I do. Thanks in advance for your help.
 

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Spoolsv.exe jus started to dial out this afternoon. This had never occured before and has me puzzled.

Ran anti virus and 'The Cleaner' and 'Pest Patrol', no avail.

Why would my printer want to dial out, being my guess. I have the update and registor programs disabled for my printer.

Was informed by Zone Alarm.

Jus thought I'd ask.

Thanx
 

Answer:Spoolsv.exe Dialing out XP Pro

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My computer is dialing up to get online automatically.  This happens in the night and when no one is home.  How can I stop it from doing this

Answer: dialing up automatically

Scan for and remove the virus making it do so.  In the meantime, disconnect system from the line.

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Question: auto dialing

my computer tries to dial out several times a day. i have turned off all the automatic updates i could find. i have disabled all the start up programs. this is a new computer, purchased in feb. 08. i have contacted HP for help on their live chat 2 times. they were not able to help. i contacted my isp and they were no help. is there any way i can find out what program is trying to dial?

Answer:auto dialing

What do you mean by 'dial' and who does it dial?It would also be helpful if you tell us your Operating System (e.g. Windows XP, Windows Vista, ect...)

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Question: PC-phone dialing

Have W95, Exp.5, microphone settings checked and in the right jack. When calling through the deltathree.com site, calls go through but I can't hear a thing. No dailing, or ringing and when party answers, no sound. Recently DL zonealarm, could that interfere with this process. Thanks
 

Answer:PC-phone dialing

ZoneAlarm is designed to stop internet traffic that you do not allow, so it could stop it yes.

Why not disable it then try the program? If it still doesn't work then we know ZoneAlarm is not to blame.

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We're out in a rural area and so we have a dialup connection to the internet. I was on the internet this morning, finished what I was doing, disconnected, and almost immediately it started dialing again. I clicked cancel, and within a few seconds it was dialing again with no prompting from me. I didn't do anything differently than I normally do, and I haven't made any changes. Everything has worked fine until now. The only thing I can think of is that we installed a new cordless phone because the old one got damaged by a lightning strike a few days ago. But I've been online a few times since the phone was connected to the computer, and haven't had this problem until today.

I need help as quickly as possible because our phone line is tied up when we're online. And I can't seem to STAY offline when I disconnect.

This has me very puzzled. Any ideas anyone?
 

Answer:Computer keeps dialing up on its own

goto control pannel, internet options, connections, and make sure that its set to Never Dial A Connection
 

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i'm trying to help my friend setup her dialing properties so that it disables call waiting when she dials her internet connection, but i'm unfamiliar with xp. she uses aol as her browser, and she has xp pro.
 

Answer:dialing *70 to disable cw in xp

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