Where are the auto-disconnect settings?

  sheila.weston 12:53 06 Jul 2006

How do I set my pc to disconnect from the internet after so many minutes? I have used this option before and just cannot find the box.

Tools>Internet Options> where?


  VoG II 13:01 06 Jul 2006

Open the Control Panel and double click on Internet Options.

Click the Connections tab, highlight your dialup connection and click the Settings button.

Click the Advanced button in the Dial-up Settings section of the screen.

Tick Disconnect if idle for X minutes.

OK your way out. The new settings should take effect the next time you connect.

  Stuartli 13:01 06 Jul 2006

Tools>Internet Options>Connections tab>highlight your ISP>Settings>~Advanced button...:-)

  Stuartli 13:01 06 Jul 2006

More than one way to skin a cat...:-)

  Graham ® 13:06 06 Jul 2006

I'm too slow again!

  sheila.weston 10:03 07 Jul 2006

Many thanks. I missed the 'advanced' button at the end.

Wish I had opened this page yesterday - I forgot to disconnect at 6pm, and only noticed at 9. Grr.............. Four hours at xp per minute. Actually, PCAdvisor's notification of replies wasn't there until this morning.


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