Unwanted Internet connection attempts

  sheila.weston 15:07 24 Aug 2006

How can I stop my laptop repeatedly asking me if I want to go online. I cannot see anything in the internet options which is relevant. What am I missing?

  Ikelos 15:15 24 Aug 2006

have you ticked "never dial a connection" in internet options, under connections..

  sheila.weston 15:31 24 Aug 2006

Ah.............. no, I had the second option ticked. 'Never dial a connection' sounded rather ominous. I have now changed it and will see. Many thanks. I knew it was something simple!

  Belatucadrus 17:37 24 Aug 2006

It's probably something with an automatic update feature trying to phone home to see what's new. Try having a look at any Firewall or Antivirus settings.

  sheila.weston 12:38 28 Aug 2006

Yes, changing the dialling option has done the trick. Thank you.

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