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I know that by default any application that makes use of WInsock services should call dialer automatically. However, I noticed that in my new machine that doesn't hapen. I looked through all the possibilities, that seemed to me obvcious. However, couldn't find an answer. COuld you please help?
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by:rmarotta
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You should delete one of the entries as you have the question posted twice.

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by:tsar
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Thanks. I 'll check this file out.
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by:dew_associates
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Tsar, since you have already accepted this persons answer, you cannot now remove the question!
Dennis
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by:tsar
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I have downloaded that file autodial.zip and found no instructions of whatsoever on how to install the patch. COuld the person who posted that info please hlep?
Best regards,
Victor
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by:alexo
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"the person who posted that info" would be me.

The ZIP file contains three files:
URL.DLL - If you don't already have a URL.DLL file in your \windows or \windows\system directory, copy it to \windows\system.  Do *not* overwrite an existing one.
AUTODIAL.REG - This file enters the required info into the registry.  Double-click it.
DOWNLOAD.TXT - Blah blah blah...  Delete it.

That's all.  A reboot may be needed.
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by:tsar
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Hi, I finally did install that .reg file. Now, WIndows loads dialer automatically, but it doesn't unload WInsock on a request? iS that the way it should be?
Thanks,
Victor

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by:alexo
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No idea.
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by:tsar
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But at least does it have to unload it on request?
Best ergards,
VIctor

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