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Use Modem as Landline phone(like Winfax)

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can i use my modem as landline phone? same like, i'm using my modem as fax mechine by using the software called WinFax Pro. such as, is there any software which i can installed in my pc so i can make the call from my pc instead of using the phone(not through the internet). i don't want any answer which talks about pc to pc call , pc to phone (through internet) and all.

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Asumming you have a voice modem and have a mike attached to the modem, then yes you can make calls to other people using the modem. You can use hyperterminal to dial out with or download a third party phone dialing software (I recommend the latter)
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I am interested in doing this too!

rayt333, you said "download a third party phone dialing software". can you give us some recommended programs?
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A search of most shareware site will give you many choices, here is one as an example:
http://www.lencom.com/desc/indexN8276.html
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