VPN connections keeps popping up when I lose any kind of network connection
Posted on 2007-12-05
I have a Windows XP machine where I'm using the XP VPN client to connect to Server 2003 RAS.
It works fine when I want to use it. The only thing is that this is on a laptop, and I only use the connection to remotely access a client site. However, the VPN network connection comes up every 5 minutes or so whenever I'm not actively connected to A network, either wired or wireless. It will also popup if I'm connected to a network, and just release/renew my IP. I checked the properties of the connection, and I do not see anything about automatically connecting... When the VPN prompt occurrs, I have to cancel it before I can do anything else network related.
I'd like it to not automatically prompt me to dial a VPN connection. Alternatively, if I just need to ditch the windows VPN client, I'm happy to do that. I would just want recommendations on FREE alternatives.