Whenever I open Internet Explorer I get this error : "The webpage is unavailable because you are offline". I have to disable Work Offline mode every time. It only started doing this after I added a dial up connection. But the dial up connection only works when my phone is plugged in, most of the time I use a wifi connection. Why does IE go offline when the dial up connection is offline, even if my wireless connection is online?
I have seen this in the past when the Internet Explorer - Internet Options are set to
Go to Control Panel > Internet Options > Connections Tab. In the middle you will see your dial up connection with options below it. Choose to
Right now the last option is probably set, which makes it think it has to dial up but can't find a dial tone.
Note: this image has them greyed out because I don't have a dial up connection.