Internet Provider Sign-in Screen Appears with Winsock Program
ARTICLE ID: Q134700
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows 95
- Microsoft Plus! for Windows 95
When you run a Winsock application (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer),
your Internet provider (such as The Microsoft Network) sign-in screen may
This behavior occurs when you have a network adapter and a modem installed
in your computer and the AutoDial feature is enabled. In many cases this is
expected behavior; however, this may also occur unexpectedly.
To prevent this behavior from occurring, follow these steps:
1. Use the right mouse button to click the Internet icon on your desktop,
and then click Properties on the menu that appears.
2. Click the Use AutoDial check box to clear it.
3. Click OK.
When you want Internet access, connect using The Microsoft Network desktop
icon or your Internet provider icon.
KBSubcategory: wpp95 win95 winplus msnetwork
Additional reference words: 95 MSN inet
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