No disconnect option for net

  Rhuddlan 17:33 13 Jun 2005
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A friend of mine has just joined BY Yahoo Broadband and has a 2.2 Mbps connection and has windows xp pro sp2. When right clicking on the tv screen's in the taskbar, there is no option to disconnect, only disable, status, change windows firewall settings or open network connections. Her son by accident pressed disable the other day thinking it would disconnect, and for days she couldn't connect until I invesigated today and found out that it was disabled via device manager, anyone know how to get the disconnect option back there?

  Rhuddlan 17:41 13 Jun 2005

Well I have a BB connection and I have a disconnect option which I use.

  Diemmess 18:02 13 Jun 2005

If I click the wee cross at the top right-hand side of the Aol screen I have an immediate window which asks me politely "Are you sure you wish to Sign Off" ? followed by three choices "Stay On", "Sign Off", "Exit Aol".

I may not be totally isolated from BB but I have never seen any new actitivity unless a program wants to update, when it will usually fail to connect unless I have "signed on" again first.

  sidecar sid 19:16 13 Jun 2005

My Telewest connection like pj123's connection is allways on.If i do not want to use it i can close my browser and switch my modem to standby.

My brothers BT ADSL broadband connection is accessed via the dial up connection window that opens when you open Internet explorer.The right click to disconnect option on the "TV screens" is available.

  Rhuddlan 19:32 13 Jun 2005

Thanks everyone, I will let my friend know that she can just switch the comp off to disconnect from the net, many thanks again.

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