Internet Connection Disconnect Freeze

  SURVEY 13:50 19 Nov 2004

On my laptop running Windows 98SE and Freeserve (Wanadoo) I am experiencing a freeze when disconnecting my Internet connection. The only way to deal with this is to switch off, as Ctrl/Alt/Delete does not work. The freeze does not always occur but happens more often than not. I am using Norton Antivirus 2002. Are there any settings I can tweak to ensure that there is a ‘clean’ disconnection?

  ACOLYTE 13:53 19 Nov 2004

Usually this happens when somthing is still trying to connect or is still connected,usually its the connections tray that freezes and lock things up,are u running any dload software when u try to disconnect or some program that acsess the net.

  SURVEY 14:50 19 Nov 2004

Thanks Acolyte. But nothing else is running. This can happen whether Explorer is solely running or Outlook Express. Just does not appear to want to give up the connection without a fight. Does disconnect but as you say, locks up computer.

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