PC continually wants to connect to Internet

  Chook 11:01 11 Mar 03

I have networked two PC's using Windows XP and a external modem. All works fine however when I am not connected to the net, a dialog box comes up on the PC which has the modem attached, stating that the PC is trying to connect to the net. This happens whether the modem is on or not. This occurrs every couple of minutes and I have to continually cancel the action.

How can I stop this from happening.


  powerless 11:03 11 Mar 03

In IE go to > Tools > Internet Options... > Connections > "Never dial a connection" Click "ok"

  brittas 11:04 11 Mar 03

you could have downloaded a dialer by accident that wants to connect when windows starts. Check Programme files for a "dialer" folder and delete accordingly.

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