Re: Neither IE nor OE will pop dialup connection possibly since IE
Yes this did work thank you,In fact after changing this setting I changed it
back to always dial my default connection and it continued to work as it
should. I guess IE 8 must have changed a registry key that was not reflected
in Internet options panel. When thinking about it I had a 3rd computer that
had jumped to never dial a connection after IE 8 install
"Ron Sommer" wrote:
> Try selecting Dial whenever a network connection is not present.
> Ron Sommer
> "Mark64" <Mark64@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hi, I have found this problem on 2 of my customers computers recently. I
> > have
> > checked that always dial my default connection is set in Internet options
> > and
> > that the correct connection is selected in OE accounts. If the dialup
> > connection is opened and connected first then both programs work ok.
> > However
> > if Outlook Express is opened without being connected (send and receive at
> > startup option is ticked) then it will hang and become unresponsive.
> > Internet
> > explorer does a similar thing. I believe IE and OE share the same dialer
> > but
> > I can find little information to do with registry entries etc in regards
> > to
> > this. Both computers run XP Home with SP3 , Avast antivirus and IE8
> > Hope somebody can help?