Automatic Connecting to Internet

  Howard's Way 18:43 27 Dec 2003
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Whenever I use Windows Explorer my computer tries to connect to the internet. I have checked my Connection properties these are unchanged. Something must have changed as all was well before todaey I am running IE 6 and Windows ME

  VoG II 19:03 27 Dec 2003

Is this a dial-up connection? If so in Internet Explorer, Tools/Internet Options, Connections tab check that it is NOT set to "Always dial my default connection".

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  Howard's Way 14:09 28 Dec 2003

Thanks Vog, the Ad adware free software sorted it out.

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