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Remote Access and 9.2.1
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Aug 29, 2001, 09:39 AM
 
Ever since I upgraded to Mac OS 9.2.1, Remote Access has been dialing out on its own. I have a 56K modem hooked up to my only phone line, and it's frankly quite annoying when I can't get calls because my G3 is surfing the web unsupervised.

Any thoughts?
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Aug 29, 2001, 12:53 PM
 
Bojangles, I don't have any solution to the remote access problem, but its been happening to me too. I have the internal modem on my G4/466 connected to my only phone line and like you its quite annoying when my mac goes online by itself. I have also noticed that the open transport control panel takes a really long time to load when my mac starts up. I hope somebody has a solution for this because while I've gone back to 9.1 and that solved the problem, I'd like to use 9.2.1 if I can.
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Aug 29, 2001, 03:26 PM
 
Have you guys checked in "options" in the remote access control panel? Under "protocall" if the first box, "connect automatically, yadda yadda..."is checked, would that be causing the problem? Just a guess, I have dsl and don't use Remote Access.
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Aug 31, 2001, 07:24 PM
 
Either that, or you need to call the Ghostbusters...
     
   
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