Error 676 - The Line is Busy
This error usually means that the modem received a busy signal from the other end.
Most Common Causes are:
- The modem you are dialing is busy.. Hang up and try again, or grab a coffee and try later. Some ISP's have
times of the evening (8pm on monday nights) where they can be at capacity and have no free modems to answer your
- If you hear a busy signal that is quicker then normal, that's referred to as a 'ast busy' and signifies a
problem with the telephone company.
- If you never receive busy signals from your provide, doublecheck the phone number you entered to ensure it is
correct, typos do happen and you could accidentally be calling a wrong number.
In Most cases, it's a capacity issue with your ISP and either they are short of modem lines, or have equipment down,
and can answer less than the normal capacity of calls.