The modem emits a busy signal whenever the modem goes off hook to dial
Issue with the dial tone amplitude
Configure the dial up connection to blind dial the desired number.
Verify that the modem will blind dial a number.
1. Open HyperTerminal.
a. Click Start
b. Point to Programs, and then Point to Accessories.
c. Click HyperTerminal. If HyperTerminal is not available, point to Communications and then click HyperTerminal.
2. Create a new HyperTerminal connection named TEST, and then click OK.
3. Type 1234 in the Phone number box and click OK.
4. Click Dial, and then click Cancel.
5. At the Terminal display type AT and press Enter. The response OK should be echoed to the terminal screen. If OK is not displayed, type ATE1 and press Enter.
6. Type ATX3D followed by the phone number. Add any access numbers (such as 9 to access an outside line) if it is
7. If the blind dial works add X3 to the modem Extra Settings box.
a. Open Control Panel and double-click Modems.
b. Select the Xircom modem entry and then click Properties.
c. Click the Connections tab and then click Advanced.
d. Add X3 to the Extra Settings box.
NOTE: The above action is a work around that can be used to get the modem up and running. The base cause should be determined and the appropriate action taken. If the modem exhibits this behavior regardless of the location it is used from, then arrange replacement of the modem. If the modem dials fine from another location, then have the local Phone Company check out the telephone lines at your location.
Microsoft Windows* 95, Microsoft Windows* 95 OSR1, Microsoft Windows* 95 OSR2, Microsoft Windows* 95 OSR2.1, Microsoft Windows* 98, Microsoft Windows* 98 SE, Microsoft Windows NT* Workstation 4.0, Microsoft Windows NT* Server 4.0
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