cannot get headset to work using phone dialer

  EARLR 18:10 01 May 03
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i have dell inspiron 2650 runing xp and cannot use my headseton the phone dialer. i can hear(very garbled) and cannot be heared.
anyone have any suggestions ?
thanx

  jolorna 19:13 01 May 03

do you have a headphone and mic sockets on the modem, because that is where you need to plug it in

  EARLR 19:37 02 May 03

inspiron is a laptop and has only 2 jacks so i must have it right.

  DieSse 20:05 02 May 03

They're not the right kind of jacks for the 'phone dialer tho'. jolorna is correct - you need jacks on the actual modem - and very few systems have them.

  EARLR 20:15 02 May 03

so what do i do?

  DieSse 01:25 04 May 03

Use a telephone.

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