maybe change to cable. It is central station overload. It's Verizon DSL problem ; I have that same problem with Netzero as well.
I just upgraded? to IE7 and I get this message with frequent regularity.
<B>"No connection to the Internet is currently available.
To view Internet content that has been saved on
Your computer, click work off line."
Click Try Again to attempt to connect.</B>
IE7......XP sp3......and Verizon DSL.....
Every time so far the Try again click always works.