GUDGE 19:44 23 Jan 2003
  GUDGE 19:44 23 Jan 2003

while downloading from firewall
a message came up after 20 minutes to
say the connection to my isp has been
idle for 20 mins do i want to disconnect.
i was doing other things so was not at the
computer all the time. am i not connected
to my isp all the time i am online. 5
mins later i recieved the message cannot
find server so had to disconnect. i was only online for 30 mins in all. has this
happend to anyone. thanks.

  Legolas 19:53 23 Jan 2003

Your connection might be set to disconnect if idle for 20 minutes. To check in InternetExplorer go to Tools/InternetOptions and choose the "connections" tab at the top of the window that opens then choose settings/advanced a small window will open check in this window if the "disconnect if idle for 20 minutes" is ticked if so untick and click ok. now you should stay connected even if you are not actualy using your connection.

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