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A Program To Keep The Internet On


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#1 Fremder

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Posted 17 December 2006 - 05:59 PM

I have a dial-up connection that gets to a max of 28.8K, but I used to be able to get more, somehow it went down. Anyways the only way I can download programs that go up to 100MB is to leave the Internet on all night. But it turns off in the middle of the night so I was wondering if anyone knows a program that would keep it on. I have checked the settings on the computer and it is set so it would never turn off the Internet after a time limit has gone by.

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#2 mommabear

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Posted 18 December 2006 - 08:05 AM

You ISP is probably disconnecting you after so many minutes for "inactivity". Some of them want that mouse clicking all the time, as in browsing.

I googled "stay connected" and this is the first thing it came up with.

http://www.inklineglobal.com/products/sc/index.html

That'll give you an idea what to look for. There's probably freeware available too, with some searching.




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