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Dial-up connection disconnected; replaced by another.

by Big Steve / March 15, 2005 7:50 PM PST

Last night while surfing several websites a dialogue box suddenly appeared stating that my current ISP dial-up connection would be automatically disconnected in 30 seconds and would be reconnected to another.

It happened; I immediately disconnected from the internet; went to internet options; checked my connections tab; there it was; another dial-up besides my Bell South. I don't remember the name of the other dial-up connection but I deleted it; I think.

I attempted to contact Bell's dial-up tech support last night; got nowhere except to a call center in India; another one in the Phillipines so I was told.

What could have happened last night? Anyone know what might have caused me to be disconnected from Bell South and reconnected to another dial-up service last night while surfing the web?

Big Steve
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Hijacked. . .
by Coryphaeus / March 15, 2005 8:54 PM PST
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RE: dialer hijack
by mackman / March 16, 2005 12:30 AM PST

You probably should contact your local bell south office to see if you have overseas charges on your phone. If in fact you did get hijacked by a dailer you probably may

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Dial-up connection disconnected; replaced by another.
by Big Steve / March 17, 2005 4:40 PM PST
In reply to: RE: dialer hijack

Thank you for your comments; I'll contact Bell South later today to see if I do have any overseas charges.

Big Steve
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