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Dial up connection

Since I bought this computer, 2/01/08, it has a tendency to dial up the internet without prompt to do so. I may be working in another (offline) program and it will dial up. I do not have high speed internet because it is unavailable where I live. We have dial up connection. The computer may dial up a connection while I am on the phone, interfering with my conversation. Is there something I can do to make this stop? I have contacted several sources who gave me "solutions" that didn't work, or told me it would be another $99 to fix it. I purchased the two year extended warranty.

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    Jon White May 11, 2010

    Did one of the failed solutions ask you to check the connection settings in Internet Explorer?

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Hi,

what you should do is go to internet properties and click in the tab that says never dial a connection and the problem should cease. Thank You.

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