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How to Enable the Auto Disconnect Feature in Internet Explorer
The Auto Disconnect feature is designed to terminate the connection to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) after a designated period of inactivity. In addition, it prompts you to disconnect from your ISP after you close all instances of Internet Explorer.
When you change the Auto Disconnect option, the setting may not take affect immediately. You will need to close Internet Explorer and disconnect from your ISP. When you reconnect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP), the settings should take affect.
To enable the Auto Disconnect feature, use the appropriate method:
Windows Millennium Edition
Internet Explorer 5, 5.01, 5.01 Service Pack 1, 5.5, Windows 98 Second Edition
Internet Explorer 4.0, 4.01, 4.01 Service Pack 1, Windows 98
Internet Explorer 3.0, 3.01, and 3.02
Registry KeysThese are for people who know what destroying the registry can do to you. You have been warned!!
The following registry value should be enabled:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\RemoteAccess\Profile\"ConnectionName"\EnableExitDisconnectThe value should be 01 00 00 00.
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