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I turned file sharing on and now a dialog box pops up asking

Operating System System Model
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600)

Processor 2.40 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4 8 kilobyte primary memory cache
Board: First International Computer, Inc. VC19 PCB 1.x
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 09/26/2002
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340.30 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
66.80 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

Memorex 52MAXX 2452AJ [CD-ROM drive]
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Maxtor 6L100P0 [Hard drive] (100.26 GB) -- drive 2, s/n L207NW5H, rev BAH41G10, SMART Status: Healthy
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I think this is a valid OS question. I turned on file sharing because I connected to a wireless router and wanted to share with my laptop. Now a dialog box pops up saying Error connecting to Verizon
connecting through wan miniport and also the dialup connecton box is undrneath that asking if I want to connect. I am already connected to the web through the router and the DSL modem. When I cancel and close the dialog boxes, I am connected through the DSL modem. I went back and turned file sharing off. The do you want to connect box still pops up. What's going on?? How do I make it stop?

Roy Swazey

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Try this.

In reply to: I turned file sharing on and now a dialog box pops up asking

I don't know wireless connections at all, but as the dial-up network connection, (DUN), is attempting to connect, have a look at your Internet Explorer > Tools > Internet Options.

When there, click the "Connections" tab, and see if the setting that says "Never dial a connection" has been de-selected in favor of one of the other two. If it has, re-select it, and Apply/OK out.

See if that prevents the DUN from appearing.


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(NT) Thank you! The connect boxes have not popped up since.

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(NT) Good work. Glad I could help.

In reply to: Thank you! The connect boxes have not popped up since.

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