Dial Up window appearing, counting down in seconds

  Halmer 19:45 17 Jan 2005
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Ocassionally when I boot up my PC an Internet dial up window periodically appears but not every time. It shows my old Modem details before I moved to B/B. I don't want to delete the entire modem connection as I have very ocassionally used it when B/B has been down.

It counts down in seconds in the left hand corner. if I cancel it it disappears; if I leave it it counts down to 0 and then disappears without any action.

I have no Spyware etc as far as I know and the details (phone no. etc.) seem valid. It's just an irritant but can anyone advise me how to stop it appearing please.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 21:13 17 Jan 2005

Have you set IE connection settings to Never dial a connection?

Also what software do you have that has auto update features? These may need setting alterations for the updates to also reflect you are 'always connected' etc.

  Halmer 22:32 17 Jan 2005

I'll try it and post back tomorrow.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 19:15 20 Jan 2005

Did this resolve?

  Halmer 22:09 20 Jan 2005

Sorry for not getting back.

I couldn't connect at all after I'd done this so I reversed it.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 12:34 21 Jan 2005

You say you are on broadband so it surprises me that changing that setting would stop your connection as you should not need to dial up. Which ISP ?

  Halmer 20:45 21 Jan 2005

I'll have another go and report back thanks

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