ISP Timeout.

  carper 11:22 19 Feb 2005

Sometimes if I am doing a big download (dialup) my ISP closes my connection. I think that I have read somewhere that there is a small programme which will "ping" the ISP and make it think that the line is active. I'd be pleased for any Help Regards

  Belatucadrus 11:47 19 Feb 2005

Most dial ups have a two hour timer that you can't circumvent, but here's a few freebies that could help click here connection keeper click here KeepAlive. If that doesn't work try a download manager, that'll ensure that the data downloaded when you lose connection isn't lost and that the download can be resumed click here Download Express or click here Leechget

  realist 14:27 19 Feb 2005

There's a program called "anti-idle" that keeps me on AOL 6.0 all day by pinging their server....get it from click here

  carper 14:51 19 Feb 2005

Thanks Belatucadrus. Not the first time you have come up with a good answer for me. Giving Leechget a go. Carper

  carper 14:54 19 Feb 2005

Thanks Realist I'll keep it in mind

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