free windows based voip solution

I am building an applicaiton that needs to answer an incoming phone call, play a .wav file to the caller, capture the caller id, generate an event for a vb app and then send a text message back to the user.

We are currently using a TAPI interface with a regular phone line, but I assume there is a better way uisng VOIP and a soft PBX.  Can you suggest some good solutions for;

1.  Windows based free soft PBX (I assume this is what i need to answer the calls)
2.  I assume I need a IP phone service that gives me a phone number, routes the calls to my app and sends me the caller id.  Can you suggest a good and low cost solution?
3.  Any other good sample applicaitons that would show me the ropes would be helpful.

thanks much.
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KerryGCommented:
1. I have yet to see a very functional Windows soft PBX that allows any type of API calls into it. It is far easier to use Asterisk on Linux (although for a very small implementation you could run Asterisk under VMWare under Windows, its a kludge, but it works).

2. You would need either a phone line or an ITSP. For ITSP's I like Teliax and iax.cc.

3. Can't really help you much here

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cubemonkeyCommented:
try the win32 version of asterisk
http://www.asteriskwin32.com/

Cubemonkey
cubemonkeyCommented:
or open h323
www.openh323.org/ 
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