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Brad H
23-07-2002, 06:53 PM
everytime i try to close my web browser or anything else that is connected to the internet it asks if i want to close my connection to paradise how do i stop this?

godfather
23-07-2002, 07:49 PM
depends on browser, but IE6 is tools-internet options-connection-settings-advanced-untick the box "close connection when it may not be needed"

Brad H
24-07-2002, 05:03 PM
thanks again godfather but that didn't do it anyone else got other suggestions?

godfather
24-07-2002, 05:10 PM
hmmm...think there is something in dial-up-networking that does it?

Trouble is I have broadband via a router here so no dial-up adapters I can check.

Susan B
24-07-2002, 05:44 PM
You should swap PCs with me because I've got my option ticked but when I disconnect it doesn't offer to close the internet connection.

You can have mine as long as yours is faster. :D

Maybe you need to delete your DUN and recreate it again? Make sure you write down the phone numbers and other settings first though.

Peter H
24-07-2002, 05:49 PM
In advanced settings - just tick the box "disconnect if idle for etc" untick the other one. Doesn't make sense, but it works.
Bye
Peter

Jim B
24-07-2002, 05:54 PM
This may only be in Win ME

Double-click on My Computer, then double-click on Dial-Up Networking.
Right-click on the connection icon and choose Properties.
Click on Dialing tab
Uncheck box Disconnect when connection may not be needed

If Win 95/98 and Internet options/connections/settings/advanced does not work.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q193555&