Using your PC as a Phone..

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Using your PC as a Phone..

Post by TOR_LordRaven » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:27 am

So let me start off by saying, this is not a VoIP question.

I will be doing some work from home that requires a POTS line, and a headset for the conference calls.
The headset I have uses the Mic and Headphone Jack on the PC.

I remember way back when being able to place regular land-line calls through our PC Modem, but i know thats antiquated Tech now. And i need to make use of it.

Windows 7 Dialer doesn't seem to work well. I can get it to make an outbound call but i can't hear anything through the headset.

Any software out there that anyone knows of that allows you to do this?

Ive tried Phoner, but it won't place a call. Windows Dialer will call but you can't hear anything.
I have done numerous Google searches but most everything turns up VoIP Solutions, which for this case - I cannot use.


Any thoughts?
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Re: Using your PC as a Phone..

Post by Krom » Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:54 pm

You need a voice modem for this to work, perhaps the modem you are using now is just a data only modem and doesn't support voice at all.
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Re: Using your PC as a Phone..

Post by TOR_LordRaven » Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:18 pm

Possibly - ive near given up on this solution - was trying not to have to spend money for it to work.
Looks like I will have to go out and purchase something else. Ohh well.
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