From the nimble fingers of Ben Jamin (benjamen@...) (9/9/02 8:51 PM) came... > Nicer than unplugging the cable: > Open Remote Access, go to the options, under the "Protocol" tab > Uncheck "Connect Automatically when starting TCP/IP" Now THAT sounds like a worthy try, and try it I will/am... Details to follow. > > Software I have come across that does this sort of thing: > AIM (usually installed as part of Netscape Navigator) This thing is flagged as the culprit that will not allow the old girl to go to sleep, and I had no idea what it was. If I'm using (to my shame) Navigator, can all references to AIM be junked? > Network Assistant (optional part of system software) I don't think so... > Nortons Anti-Virus (For automatic virus def updates) No. > Old versions of "Outlook Helper" (M$ Extension) Who would know? -- Ted Spencer -- If you're in the rat race, you're probably a rat.