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Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
Anyone know how I can change the length of time before I get disconnected? I'm guessing it's an option you can change but I've looked and can't find anything that'll let me change it. It's driving my whole family crazy!

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Chickadee:
    Anyone know how I can change the length of time before I get disconnected? I'm guessing it's an option you can change but I've looked and can't find anything that'll let me change it. It's driving my whole family crazy!


    You can change the "disconnect through inactivity" time (my pc checks for new emails every 4 minutes, to stop me disconnected if I don't do anything for 5 mins) but unfortunately, the two hour disconnection that ntl have is something you'll have to live with, until you change your ISP.

    j9
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Ta j9 - I'll just grin and bear it then <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/smile.gif"&gt;
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    im on freeserve and it does the same thing, if i can get on it at the mo tho, its mega busy between 7 and 10 again and im gettin soooo annoyed.........

    cheekytrickster <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/frown.gif"&gt;
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by cheekytrickster:
    im on freeserve and it does the same thing, if i can get on it at the mo tho, its mega busy between 7 and 10 again and im gettin soooo annoyed.........

    cheekytrickster <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/frown.gif"&gt;

    Erm (looks sheepish) you can blame me for that. I work at Dixons and we have to promote Freeserve like it was the dogs bollocks or something. Hence it is mega busy.
    Sorry. lol

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    im on BT internet and it auto cuts me off every 2 hours. sometimes not even 2 hours. sometimes every 1/2 hour that does my head in. especially when ur talking on ICQ with a random and u get off...and you can't get back to them as u didn't ask for their auth first hand...sucks...

    worse of all...when im downloading songs from napster...near 100% the stupid comp gets d/c and i have to get the whole song again from the start...

    shitty stuff...

    children in the front causes accidents...accidents in the back causes children...
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i think im right in saying that all major ISPs cut you off after a certain period (normally 2hrs) to give others the chance to log in. Im with BTinternet and that cuts you off between 1hr 50 and 2hrs 30.

    Something I can live with as i can always re-connect first time 90% of the time, if not, the 2nd or 3rd time.

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    ahem...I have a lovely highspeed cable connection which never cuts me off. ever. at all. unless someone pulls the plug on the server. in which case i get very pissed off. so nah <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/tongue.gif"&gt;

    And all the grown-ups say is sorry, cos we got no reply.
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