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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by benschan, Jan 26, 2005.

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  1. benschan

    benschan Thread Starter

    Jan 24, 2005
    Hey guys when i want to download something big like a movie id like to keep it running all night but i can not do so when my internet auto disconnectes after awhile.. i do not meen while just being idle.. it disconnects after a time of being online an have to sign back online.
    Note that i use peoplepc internet an have a Lucent Win Modem.
    I do not have idle disconnect enabled or disconnect when internet not needed but it does it anyway.
    It set to auto detect setting but when i manuel do it. it doesnt matter because it still disconnects.
    Id like internet to keep running all day with out "pinging out" i think its called.
    Like the time your online is the "pingtime" or something?
    But anyways is there any way i can change setting so it never disconnects or get a program that will stop it from disconnecting after a period of time?
    ALSO NOTE that i use Windows ME.
    I see alot of threads on here with ppl who need help an no one replys an i hope that doesnt happen to my thread........
    ANYTHING that comes to mind would help. :(
  2. benschan

    benschan Thread Starter

    Jan 24, 2005
    See!!!!!!!! I Just Wanna Get Doing What I Have To Do Instead Of Checking This Forum Over An Over Again To See If Anyone Has "helped" Me And Nooooo 8 People Have Only "looked" At My Post An Not 1 Bothered Helping Meeeeee
  3. Cake4All


    Jan 5, 2005
    I am sure someone will help, don't worry
    but you don't have to keep popping by just to see
    just set your preferences in here to email you when someone answers

    Did you ask your ISP about this?
  4. dugq


    Jul 16, 2004
    Calm down, calm down. If your not getting any help just put post bump and it will go to the top of the list.

    Anyway, first thing to do is check with your ISP and find out if they have a disconnection time, many ISPs will automatically disconnect you if you are connected for over 2 hrs, even if you aren't idle, in which case a downloadmanager and autoreconnect may help

    If there is no disconnect time, first thing to check are your system resources
    Go to control panel, system, performance and report back with the system resources

    Also, upgrade you modem drivers to the latest version, available here


    You can also try some init strings, in control panel, go to modems, properties connections and advanced and enter one of the strings you see here in the extra settings box


    experiment, some may work better than others

    In the same box you could try switching the flow control to softwareXON/XOFF, and if you click ok, then click port settings, try either lowering the receive buffer and transmit buffer or uncheck use fifo buffers altogether.

    Click ok and click general and lower the maximum speed

    There is no right answer, you will need to experiment, but like I said first thing to do is check with your ISP and then report back with your system resources
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