User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 OK, I connect to the I-Net using a dial-up connection. When I'm through I like to disconnect the phone but leave the browser open. Unfortunately FF is very "aggressive" and within a few minutes will bring up the dial-up window. If I Cancel out it will do this repeatedly every couple of minutes. Not only is this extremely annoying -- since it interrupts whatever else I'm doing and causes me to have to click windows to get back to where I was -- but if I'm in my paint program (Paint Shop Pro) it will cause that program to lock-up when the dial-up window appears if I'm in the middle of a mouse-button-down operation at the time, basically making that program unusable when FF is open but supposed to be idle. This is intolerable behavior. Can you make it stop? Please?! I know when I want to go online. FF doesn't! The only other program I have like this is MS's Windows Media Player 9 and I'm sure you don't want to be grouped with those people. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. see above 2. 3. Actual Results: lock-up, or just cursing annoyance Expected Results: It should not have interferred with other progs. It should not click on things for me.
Does it help if you open "about:config" (as URL), enter "autodial" in the upper searchbox and change the entry network.autodial-helper.enabled from "true" to "false" ?
Assignee: nobody → darin
Severity: critical → normal
Component: General → Networking
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → benc
Version: unspecified → 1.7 Branch
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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