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Is it possible for me to connect two computers together dirctly using their built in modems?
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Hello 111787,
See if this page helps.
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no way to just take a telephone wire and connect it to the two modems? If not is it possible through the ethernet cards or do i need at least a Hub?
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While modems are designed to be connected to telephone lines which have dial tones and voltages on the line, it's claimed that most modems will communicate when just connected to each other back-to-back via a telephone cord. To get this working, type ATD for one modem to dial and ATA for the other modem to answer (or set it for auto answer). Since there will be no dialtone, you may need to set ATX (or whatever) to blind dial (force it to dial without a dialtone). If ATD doesn't work because of no phone number, you could try ATD0 to send a 0.
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thank you i will try that and get back to you. It is so much better explaining something simply than giving out a link to the first site which google spits out. Especially in this case where it requires you to rewire the modems.
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Yes, well when I made my first reply I was studying for two exams the next day. However, you could have found out this information for yourself by simply doing a Google Search.
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I did, the link you gave me is the first thing it spits out.
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