switching user....

  herc182 12:44 06 Nov 2004
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Dear all,

i have set up my profile (as administrator) and my house mates (with no privilages) on windows xp home. so instead of switching off, i just switch user and let him on it. the problem is that every time he logs on to his profile, it cuts my internet connection on my profile. so if i leave a program downloading, it will stop (obviously since the internet is switched off). this doesnt happen if i just log off onto the welcome screen, only when he logs onto his profile.

any ideas?

thanks

  VoG II 12:49 06 Nov 2004
  herc182 13:04 06 Nov 2004

thanks VoG™ but it doesnt work on my computer. i dont have that option....on the advanced tab there is no such box to check

  VoG II 13:13 06 Nov 2004

Assuming that this is a dial-up connection...


Control Panel, Network connections, click on the connection. Properties button, Advanced tab. You should find the setting there.

  herc182 14:24 06 Nov 2004

not a dial up, BB. it says there shouldnt be a problem with broadband, but unfortunately there is on mine...

  VoG II 14:28 06 Nov 2004

click here and scroll down to Fast User Switching and Internet Connection

  herc182 22:03 07 Nov 2004

thank you for your help. that last post done the trick....as always!

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