Have you tried setting it to dial whenever a network connection is not present,if your Tiscali BB is set to default and it says Default next to it, then this setting should dial the same way when you try to go online,if you are not already connected.
It doesn't matter which setting I choose, it regularly resets itself to "Never Dial A Connection".
Like this morning after starting up, and successfully connecting to check e-mail with OE, then closing OE and leaving the connection open, then I logged on to this site, I've just checked the connection settings and it says "Never Dial A Connection" !
I am on Tiscali Broadband, so there is no number to 'dial-up'. I moved to Tiscali B/B directly from LineOne 56K modem dial-up, the only connection made via 56K modem was Tiscali's "signup" number. Since then, the modem has been removed from the PC (easiest way I found to stop premium-rate diallers and the like).
I'll give the old IE repair a try, although I'm certain this has been done a while ago, and it didn't cure the problem.
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