Lan connection saying connected when not

  zeppman 10:53 03 Oct 2008
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Not sure If this Is a major Issue but when I switch off cable modem the icon in the task bar says the the status is connected?Can this be resolved so It reports not connected when the modem Is off.

  mgmcc 11:55 03 Oct 2008

When you say "I switch off cable modem", do you mean putting it into "Standby" mode? If so, there is still a valid ethernet connection between the PC and Cable Modem, so it is still "connected".

If you are actually switching the Cable Modem off, this may be in breach of the Terms & Conditions. I don't know about the former NTL, but Telewest T&Cs require that the Cable Modem be permanently powered on.

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