how do automatically...

  woofwoofbark 22:58 17 Mar 2005
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..connect to the internet at startup , a friend who was visiting me while i was at the comp said "when my comp starts I automatically connect to the internet" can anyone help me achieve this ... I am on bt yahoo broadband 2mb

cheers

geo

  GaT7 23:48 17 Mar 2005

"If you have your ADSL BB connection set up to remember your name and password when you connect then you can make it auto connect during the Windows boot process. Drag a copy of the icon that you use to connect, into the directory C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup and then every time you switch on, your PC will automatically connect to your Broadband provider." - Source click here=. G

  GroupFC 09:00 18 Mar 2005

For future reference!

  woofwoofbark 16:46 18 Mar 2005

Unfortunately I tried what you said but it didnt work ... it isnt the end of the world if i cant connect to the internet at startup but it would be cool if I had that option

cheers

geo

  Technotiger 17:11 18 Mar 2005

Hi, one way to get this is to use a Ethernet ADSL Modem (external) which is connected to a PCI Ethernet card in your pc. This is what I have.

Cheers.

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