Internet connection

  Young neil 19:36 12 Aug 2003
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I was wandering if any one can help ?

I have a problem maintaining a connection to the internet once I have dialed up and connected. I am using freeserve as my ISP, all is fine when dialing up, but once I get a connection to the net I get about 5mins and then a message comes up saying that my connection will be terminated and starts to countdown and then crashes.

I am using XP Pro as the operating system does anyone have any ideas ?

  San Alwigi 19:48 12 Aug 2003

Is it your PC shutting down or just the internet connection? If it's the PC itself, it may be the MSBlast virus that activates the RPC (Remote Procedure Call). This shuts down/restarts the PC and shows a dialogue box counting down.

To sort out the virus problem,
click here

  john-232317 21:54 12 Aug 2003

If its not a virus, set IE to check for emails every 3 mins to make sure link to net is active.

Virgin used to disconnect if inactive for 5 mins.

  krypt1c 22:01 12 Aug 2003

If you're using Freeserve Hometime right click on your desktop icon, select settings and set idle time before disconnecting to never

  Gaz 25 23:45 12 Aug 2003

click here gives info on this virus.

  Young neil 13:23 16 Aug 2003

Thanks for your help.

Cheers

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