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turn DSL off

by bently / September 26, 2004 3:22 AM PDT

Just installed router for added firewall. (only one computer) Using win xp home.

I was able to delete the SBC icon I used to get online, just have to click on Mozilla or MSIE icon to go online.

However I no longer have the twin monitor ICON at bottom right of screen that indicated I was online.

1. CAN I get the twin monitors back to show when I am online?

I do not like to be online if I am not actively surfing the net, so...
2. How do I go OFFLINE now?

Do I power off the DSL modem, or the router?



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Re: turn DSL off
by Coryphaeus / September 27, 2004 9:30 AM PDT
In reply to: turn DSL off

1.) To get the monitors back, do this.

Click Start, Settings, Network connections. Right click the Local Area Connection, click Properties. On the first window that pops up, put a check in the box marked "Show icon in notification area. . ."

2.) Unplug either the modem or router.

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Re: turn DSL off
by bently / September 27, 2004 1:50 PM PDT
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Thanks Coryphaeus

Modem had on/off switch, I will switch it off when offline.


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