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Automatic connection to ISP
ymmij Jan-17-02 10:11 AM
We have just this week installed 3 computers to a hub & everything is working perfectly except for our connection to our ISP.

The host computer (1) has an internal modem & windows XP. Computer(2) has Windows XP & computer (3) has Windows 98.

If computer(1) is turned on & not connected to the ISP & we turn on either computer (2) or (3)
the modem immediately starts to dial the ISP & connects if we are not quick enough to cancel.

Help, any ideas.

1. RE: Automatic connection to ISP
lbyard Jan-17-02 06:02 PM
In response to message 0
Check the settings in Start, Settings, Control Panel, Internet Options, Connections… If the host is down there is no network connection to the Internet and if “Dial whenever a network connection is not present” is selected, the client will attempt to do what it is configured to do. Larry

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