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Why does Internet Explorer go offline when my dial up connection is offline, even if I am connected to wifi?

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 ...
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TCP connection NOT lost? I've disconnected from the internet *exclamation mark*

This question arose from a dispute with a friend of mine. Over the last few weeks, I've encountered an odd phenomenon. All my connections are never torn down when I disconnect from the Internet. ...
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Attempting to dialup gives “Opening port… Error 813: another connection is using…”

This has driven me to the point of insanity :) When I wake my computer up and try to dial-up, I get this nice dialog: Opening port... Error 813: You have attempted to establish a second ...
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How can I find out who else is using my dial-up Internet connection?

I am connecting to the Internet with a modem. The tariff I have has a transfer cap; it is a limited package. My latest bill was five times more than what usually I get, even though this time I used it ...
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Share dial up internet with an IPod Touch

I only have dial up internet access at home. I'd like to connect to the internet on my laptop and then use that connection for my iPod through Internet Connection Sharing. I don't have a router. ...