How do I load National DNC Lists into Call List Scrubber?
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From the main Call List Scrubber Menu, click on the third button, 'Import National DNC List'.
This will open the Import National DNC List window:
Notice that at the top of the window is a display field that shows you the last path that you used to import DNC files. If this is blank, don't worry, once you select the file, the path will automatically be updated. The simplest way to select a file is to click on the button with the folder icon and you will be presented with a browse window that will allow you to locate the file on your hard drive simply by using your mouse. This can come in handy since the files that you download from the Do Not Call Registry can have very long and complex file names.
Highlight the file you wish to import and click 'Select' to return to the Import National DNC List window. You do not have extract the downloaded DNC files since Call List Scrubber can handle the extraction automatically for you and then import the numbers to the internal database.
There are three check boxes available on the import screen that you can use to control exactly how Call List Scrubber will handle the import process. Each checkbox controls a specific action described below:
Click 'Import' to begin the import process. If the file and path are all correct, you should see a progress bar that indicates the importing process has begun.
NOTE: If the progress bar seems to stop at one percentage such as 83%, do not be concerned. This is the step where Call List Scrubber re-indexes the DNC Data and if you are importing a large number of DNC numbers, it can take up to several minutes to complete this process.
Call List Scrubber identifies whether you are importing a flat file or XML type and responds appropriately. Because some of the files that you will be importing contain a large number of records and because Call List Scrubber organizes the files as it imports, it may take a few minutes to import a large area code file.
You can repeat this process as many times as necessary to load all of the files you download from the Do Not Call Registry. If you need to see exactly what files you have already loaded, click on the 'System Information' button on the main menu of Call List Scrubber to view the list of Area Codes you have already loaded. You can also print an Area Code Statistics list from the System Information screen if necessary.