05802304 is referenced by 140 patents and cites 1 patents.

A system provides automatic modem dialing for a dial-up connection to a computer network with an automatic dialer when a network application attempts to communicate with the network. The automatic dialer is installable in a network programming interface to monitor the network application's requests to communicate on the computer network through the network programming interface. Dialing user interfaces and dialogs are installable in the automatic dialer on a per dial-up connection basis. Their installability allows the automatic dialer to be implemented separately from the network programming interface, and the dialing user interface and dialogs to be implemented separately from the automatic dialer. The network application has an offline browsing mode which allows viewing of information recently accessed from the computer network while being disconnected from the computer network.

Title
Automatic dialer responsive to network programming interface access
Application Number
8/634244
Publication Number
5802304
Application Date
April 18, 1996
Publication Date
September 1, 1998
Inventor
Jeremy Daniel Stone
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 9/44
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