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Subject: 5. Modems and TAPI * 5.1. What is TAPI? * 5.2. How do I use my modem with Win95 apps? * 5.3. How can I get an outside line in my office phone system? * 5.4. How can I dial long distance? + 5.4.1. Why is my computer dialing long distance when I know it's a local number? + 5.4.2. How can I use my phone company's calling card? o 22.214.171.124. What if the card isn't from AT&T or Bell Canada? + 5.4.3. Why isn't my computer dialing the area code for long distance within my area code? + 5.4.4. Why do I have to give the area code for local numbers? + 5.4.5. I don't live in North America. How does this area code nonsense affect me? * 5.5. I have a notebook computer and I travel. How do I set up different locations and dialing rules? * 5.6. How can I turn off the annoying call waiting beep that cuts me off? $^&@(*#$ * 5.7. My local phone company makes me dial the area code for local numbers. How can I do that? * 5.8. Top ten dialing mis-conceptions * 5.9. Programs that answer the phone... + 5.9.1. Can I dial out while some other program is waiting to answer? (yes!) + 5.9.2. How do I run several answering programs at once? + 5.9.3. You mean I can have a terminal server, fax receiver, AND a voice mail receiver running all at once? (yes!) o 126.96.36.199. How to obtain and install UNIMODEM V from Microsoft o 188.8.131.52. ...and I can dial out while they're all running too? (See? Isn't TAPI cool?) + 5.9.4. Top ten TAPI server apps * 5.10. OK that's all cool, but what about non-traditional modem-like devices? + 5.10.1. ISDN Adapters + 5.10.2. Packet Radio transceivers + 5.10.3. Null-modem cables + 5.10.4. "Windows only" modems + 5.10.5. PCI modems + 5.10.6. USB modems * 5.11. Oops... I have a Win 3.1 modem app too. How does that complicate things? + 5.11.1. My Win 3.1 modem app claims to use TAPI. Will it work in Win95? * 5.12. General TAPI Annoyances... + 5.12.1. I just changed my modem, but the app won't work with the new modem. + 5.12.2. Why do I get the "Please confirm blah blah..." requester when I run a modem app? + 5.12.3. Win95 reports my modem as a "Standard modem". Where can I get a proper driver?