Vista and Conference Calls Don't Mix
magazine columnist Greg Shields got this tip from faithful reader
Travis: "We've been having problems with our ACT conference bridge that've
started with the installation of Vista/Office 2007. When Outlook 2007 receives
a new message, the 'new message' sound apparently is the exact same sound as
some of the touchtone sounds on the phone. For us, it causes the conference
bridge to temporarily pause the conference and start reading off the long list
of commands. This has happened multiple times. We've also seen problems where
the Windows startup sound causes the conference bridge to completely shut down.
There must be some similarity between the new Vista/Office sounds and the tones
a telephone uses!"
Posted by Doug Barney on January 03, 2007