Solved

Wait for and Answer a call with the modem in VB.NET

Posted on 2003-10-28
4
626 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I have spent hours scouring the net to no avail.  I need to write a program that will wait for a call, and then answer it and establish a connection between the caller and the receiver.  So far I have made no progress whatsoever.  I looked into MSComm but it doesn't work for me because I dont have Visual Basic 6.  And even if I did I wouldn't want to use it because this software will eventually be commercial and I cant expect everyone who purchases it to register it with VB6(I have registered it with regsvr32 also and that doesnt make any difference).

Anyways, I would really like it if anyone could get me pointed in the right direction.  Where can i search, what can I search for.  I do not need to write the code to dial the modem, only the code to answer the call and receive data.
0
Comment
Question by:smeeneh
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
NetPointer earned 250 total points
ID: 9637799
This will help you.

http://www.vbrad.com/pf.asp?p=source/src_tapi_wrapper.htm

Regards,
NetPointer
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Mikal613
ID: 9638200
0
 

Author Comment

by:smeeneh
ID: 9644673
Neither of those are especially helpful.  I don't want to connect to the internet, I want to accept a connection from another modem.  I will look into both of them more and if they happen to lead me to the answer then I will reward you the points but if anyone has anything better then please post it.
0
 

Author Comment

by:smeeneh
ID: 9658720
Well, I ended up figuring it out on my own, I guess ill just split the points between you because at least you both bothered to respond.  If anyone finds this page in a search engine, a good place to start is http://www.rainyjay.com/tapi/tapi.htm , specifically the Microsoft Platform SDK TAPI samples are what really got me going.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Flash (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Flash) has evolved over the years to where it has become a masterful tool for displaying content screen.  It has excellent layout placement, UI precision as well as rendering capabilities. This, along with t…
It seems a simple enough task, yet I see repeated questions asking how to do it: how to pass data between two forms. In this article, I will show you the different mechanisms available for you to do just that. This article is directed towards the .N…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question