Trying to connect to internet from computer

  kenneth-204108 14:56 20 Jun 2005

Until this mornig, everything worked fine, when I started my computer and connected to the internet, without any problems. I use BT Yahoo. This would not connect me as the ADSL green light kept winking on and off.
After trying all sorts of ideas and checking all connectios were secure, I have finished up with the following (hopefully only temporary method!!).
I start the computer and let it get as far as Welcome, then I lift the phone off its hook and press O the

  kenneth-204108 15:00 20 Jun 2005

Sorry I pressed the wrong key!
Having pressed O, the gren light stops winking and I can get onto line.
Could some kind perso tell me how to obviate this inconvenience?
Thank you in anticipation,

  lotvic 21:02 20 Jun 2005

how curious.... my telephone doesn't have any effect on my ADSL modem -

What is your setup? what is plugged into what? (starting from the main BT In socket)

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