Download V4 (about 9MB) for Win XP/2000
When guarding your telephone line, Don's PhoneGuard V4 checks the name and number of callers against a personal database of banned names and numbers which you build as you go. When it detects a call from a banned source, it rejects the call with a voice text-to-speech (TTS) message and hangs up. You can disable the hang up part and just keep a log of all calls which you can print out.
Don's PhoneGuard is a computer program that runs in Windows XP or Windows 2000. The program requires that you have a Caller ID and Voice-capable modem installed -- with the correct XP or 2000 driver -- on your system. You also have to get Caller ID service from your phone service provider.
You can also write your own custom messages delivered to the caller by the Windows Speech technology which, in Windows 2000, is installed by our Installer program. Speech is a standard part of XP Professional (see Control Panel, Speech) to check the voices installed. We prefer Microsoft Mary. The "Name" or "Number" of every call is announced, usually between the first and second rings, through your computer sound card and speakers.
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