internet disconnect question

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-01-02, 07:09 PM
Huxley
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
internet disconnect question

can you make your computer disconect from the internet and the phone line after a certain amount of time has gone by automaticly?
 
  #2  
Old 11-01-02, 07:20 PM
fewalt's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: sw VA
Posts: 3,100
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Hi Huxley,

If I connect with my noisy podunk phone line and AOHell and try to download an MP3 file, it will usually disconnect before the 18 minutes are up, all automatically. --- LOL

I had to throw a bit of humor in here as I'm runing new RG6 cable right now for my new cable modem.

Someone else will answer professionally, but I don't think you can do what you want.
good luck,
fred
 
  #3  
Old 11-01-02, 07:58 PM
C
Member
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Taylors, SC
Posts: 9,483
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
As I recall, you can set your modem connection to drop after a certain period of inactivity. I cannot check since I don't have a dial up modem. Probably take a look at modem properties.
 
  #4  
Old 11-01-02, 10:38 PM
Huxley
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Smile

Thanks Chfite it worked.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: