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ADSL limited to 24 hours

MainMa asked
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Last Modified: 2010-03-19
I have an ADSL line (type: dial-up connection). The problem is that when the computer is connected for 24 hours exactly, it disconnects. What can I do to stay connected more than 24 hours ?
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration Specialist

You will NOT be able to control this and have a constant connection.  Your provider is cutting you off due to the 24 hour limit that they have preset for their connection services.
Irwin SantosComputer Integration Specialist

What you may want to get is a route to put in place between your DSL modem and your workstation(s).  that way, the router can be configured to automatically connect after a disconnect.


Are you sure that's the cutting off by the provider, and not by Windows ? Because that's what I thought before, but I notice that the connection is dropped when the timer is exactly on 23:59:59 (and the time to initialize the connection is about 5-10 seconds)
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Windows doesnt have a feature to cut you off in 24 hours.  That is controlled by your Internet Service Provider

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Erik BjersPrincipal Systems Administrator

Contact your ISP, As far as I know Windows only has idle timeout for actual dial up connections (some DSL use this to authenticate you into the network, if yours does check the settings)


Ok, thank you for this information !
Irwin SantosComputer Integration Specialist

cool. thank you!
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