Internet connection always on with Vista ?

  greybeard 22:22 15 Jul 07

Is it normal for a pc running vista to connect itself to the internet automaticaly, without the owner going into some depth of changing the default settings ?

I'm sorry I can't be any more specific yet, as I'm trying to remotely help a friend with an page access problem, and this is the first thing he tells me !

I asked his to turn the pc off, then after he had booted up, to make a new connection. He then tells me that he is already connected.

Many thanks

  anskyber 22:34 15 Jul 07

Yes if he has added it to his start up programs and perhaps also is connected via a router which does not need to dial up.

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