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Create Dial-up connection programmatically

rebaldy
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Last Modified: 2010-05-18
I need to create a dial-up connection from a VB application, or create an application that will dial an ISP, logon, and open the default browser.  It seems I should be able to use the registry, but I can't seem to see how.  I can use MScomm control to open a connection, but when I call a browser, the browser doesn't recoginze that the connection is live, and calls the default dial-up connection (my client doesn't want to have the user have to create a dial-up connection).  I am open to any solution that gets me logged into an ISP and opens the default browser.  I REALLY NEED THIS IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS - OR SOONER.
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Brian MulderFreelance
Top Expert 2006

Commented:
Hi rebaldy,

think you got it already, perhaps the users browser has the option,

"Always dial a connection"
instead of
"Dial if no connection is present"

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Brian MulderFreelance
Top Expert 2006

Commented:
and if you needed more code

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Brian MulderFreelance
Top Expert 2006

Commented:
you where a bit faster mcrider :O)

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;-)
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