internet dial-up connection box opens on boot-up.

  mac75 19:45 08 Jan 2004
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i'm having problems with my dial-up connection box opening automatically whenever the desktop appears,i have to cancel umpteen times before it disappears.this only started when i downloaded windows updates. i'm using win98 & i.explorer on freeserve.can anyone tell me how to stop this happening.
thanks in anticipation,
jim.

  OneSirKnight 20:12 08 Jan 2004

go into INTERNET options in your control panel and select connections then put a dot/tick in "Never Dial a Connection"

  Gongoozler 20:13 08 Jan 2004

Hi mac1. I just had this problem and found it was Norton AV that was doing it (at start up and at shutdown). I cured it by going to Internet Explorer - Tools - Internet Options - Advanced. Then removing any ticks from either "Check for publisher's certificate revocation" or "Check for server certificate revocation" (under the security heading)

  mac75 20:21 08 Jan 2004

thanks for the info OneSirKnight and Gongoozler, i'll give that a try. thanks again and a good new year to you both. jim.

  TonyV 20:29 08 Jan 2004

Mac1, Do as gongoozler says. I had the same problem after updating Windows 98SE last week. It now works fine.

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