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ADSL limited to 24 hours

MainMa
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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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)

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

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cool. thank you!
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