dslreports logo
site
spacer

spacer
 
    All FAQs Site FAQ DSL FAQ Cable Tech About DSL Distance DSL Hurdles »»
spc

spacer




how-to block ads



Setup your dial-up to auto-login:

1. For WinME:
a. Highlight the dial-up connection icon in the dial-up networking folder.
b. Right click and select properties.
c. Select the "Security" tab.
d. Fill in you username and password.
e. Check the box "Connect Automatically".

2. Internet browser setup (WinME):

a. Select "Tools".
b. Select "Internet options".
c. Select "Connections".
d. Check box "Always dial my default connection".
e. Click on "Settings".
f. Enter you name and password.
g. Click on "Properties".
h. "Connection using":, Click on "Configure".
i. Select Connection tab.
j. Check box "Disconnect a call if idle for" and enter a value of 5 to 10 minutes. Click "OK". You may have to adjust it up or down later.
k. Select "Dialing tab".
l. Check box "Enable idle disconnect".
m. Check box "Don't prompt before disconnecting".
n. Check box "Disconnect when connection may not be needed.

1. For Win98:
a. Highlight the default dial-up connection icon in the dialup networking folder.
b. Right click and select properties.
c. Click "Connections".
d. Select "Settings".
e. Un-check "prompt for information before dialing".

2. Internet browser setup (Win98):

a. Select "Tools".
b. Select "Internet Options".
c. Select the "Connections" tab.
d. Check box "Always dial my default connection".
e. Select "Setting".
f. Enter your name and password.
g. Select "Advanced".
h. Check box "disconnect when connection may no longer be needed".
i. Check box "disconnect if idle for" and enter a value of 5 to 10 minutes. You may have to adjust it up or down later.

3. Set the idle timeout for your modem:

a. Go to Control Panel and click on Modems.
b. Select "Properties".
c. Select the "Connections" tab.
d. Select "Disconnect a call if idle for more than:" and enter a value of 5 to 10 minutes. You may have to adjust it up or down later.

Note: To test your auto dial-up and timeout disconnect setup, use your browser and make sure you are not connected to the Internet when you start.

You are now setup, so when your client needs to transmit a completed work unit your system will detect the need to connect and will auto-log you into your ISP, the client will transmit and receive work, and after 'x' minutes of being idle the modem will disconnect.

Expand got feedback?

by Gizmo See Profile edited by wafen See Profile
last modified: 2002-11-03 21:56:18