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Stop Automatic Dialing


To stop your browser - or any other Internet aware application - from automatically dialing up your ISP:

  1. Click Start and select Programs > Settings > Control Panel
  2. Open Internet Options
  3. Select the Connections tab
  4. Check Never dial a connection
  5. Also click Start and select Programs > Accessoires > Communications > Dial-Up Networking
  6. From the Connections menu, choose Settings... and check prompt to use Dial-Up Networking

Stop Automatic Dialing

See this tip if you get a "Do you Want To Close Your Connection?" prompt when closing your Internet aware programs.