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My landline all of a sudden says the "phone is in use"

Technician's Assistant: What kind of computer do you have?

What do you mean?

Technician's Assistant: What confuses you?

My computer is working o.k. My landline phone is now working

Technician's Assistant: Have you installed any updates recently?

No

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Tech Support Specialist: Kris R, Computer Hardware Engineer replied 10 months ago
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Sorry for the delay, we are busy and I've just got to your question.
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