About the WFDialer Program - Registered Users Only
WFdialer is a dial-up utility useful for Win95 and NT users who are
using the Dial-up Networking feature of Windows. Its features include :
- The ability to schedule a date and time for WFDialer to automatically
dial up and connect to your ISP, run WingFlyer from the command line,
and when WingFlyer is finished downloading, disconnect itself from the
- It does this in two ways. You can configure WFDialer with a specific
time and the program you want it to start up when it connects to your
ISP. WingFlyer has added functionality that will allow it to quit after
downloading the webpages and then cause WFDialer to shutdown too.
Here's how to do it.
First, configure WingFlyer
- Start up WingFlyer and go to the Options Screen/Event Conf
screen. Make sure the options labeled Have WingFlyer quit after
finished downloading and Stop WfDialer after downloading
are both checked.
- Make any other changes and click on the Save button
to make changes permanent.(See Command Line and
Batch Downloads for details on setting up an auto-download).
Then configure WFDialer
- Start up WFdialer without any command line parameters.
- Pick your dialup profile from System List.
- Fill in your Username and password
- Fill in the complete path to the wingflyer executable with the
parameters you want to run, as determine from above (see
Command Line and Batch Downloads for
explanation) into the Connect Command box. Note : this command
line can be for any program, not just wingflyer.
- If you want to set a date and time, click on the Config
AutoRuns button and fill in the appropriate information. If you
want WFDialer to start connecting to your ISP as soon as it starts, then
leave the date and time boxes empty.
- When done, click on the Save button to save your
After this, you can start WFDialer with the command line option : -auto.
WFDialer will then read in your settings and start connecting to your
ISP(at the time specified in WFDialer).
WFDialer Command Line Options
WFDialer only recognizes 2 command line options : -auto
||Upon startup, WFDialer will read in the saved configurations and
check the Run Date and Time set. If the Current date and time is the
same or later than the Run Date and Time or if the Run Date and Time
fields are blank, then WFDialer starts connecting right away. Otherwise,
it waits till the set time to start connecting.
||WFDialer will check to see if another instance of WFDialer is
already running. If it is, it will cause that application to quit,
closing any dial-up connections running at that time. WFDialer will then
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