dial up connection

  BODS 19:48 15 Oct 2003
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Hi,
On starting my pc running wins982ed, the desktop loads as normal and recently the internet dial-up connection also. This is annoying and will not close at once(few attempts befor closing)
Can anyone help how to stop this happening.
thanks
bods

  spikeychris 19:58 15 Oct 2003

Have you downloaded/installed any software that checks for updates? if so...

1. Right-click Start, and then click Open.

2. Double-click the Programs folder.

3. Double-click the Startup folder.

4. Drag the program that automatically checks for updated components or
Web
pages from the Startup folder to another folder. This prevents the
program
from starting when Windows starts.

Have you just installed a Lexmark printer?

Go to start and type msconfig check whats running under startup...

Chris

  R4 20:01 15 Oct 2003

Look in 'Startup' to see if the Dialer is being activated there or see if it is being activated by msconfig.

If in startup delete it

if in msconfig edit the registery to remove the entry for the dialer at :-
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

  graham√ 20:10 15 Oct 2003

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