Connect to dialup Popup

by Johannes Helmig [Published on 28 March 1998 / Last Updated on 28 March 1998]

You have on your system a Dialup-Networking connection to the Internet, but are have on your network adapter a binding with TCP/IP protocol for company internal TCP/IP communications (like to your mainframe computer).
When using now a TCP/IP utility on your LAN:

the Dialup-Networking "Connect To" window keeps poping up and you have to Cancel to continue your job.

To avoid this poping up, check
in the "Settings" of your
Dial-Up Networking:
Select the Option
"Don't prompt to use...."

But that was NOT sufficient on my system: It seems, that the Microsoft Internet Explorer installs the in Control-Panel its own applet:

Taking the Checkmark OFF on the
"Connect to the Internet as needed"
fixed it on my system, it does NOT

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The Author — Johannes Helmig

Dr.Johannes Helmig is working as Director, Technical Knowledge Management in the Belgium office of Gerber Technology where he is involved in Customer Service and internal training, with special interest in Networking.


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