Modem problem

  Jak_1 20:47 29 Nov 2006
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A friends pc appears to have a problem with the modem trying to dial out all the time. Unfortunately I have not been able to check out the pc myself. On my advice he has run AVG and all antispy programs in safe mode and with system restore turned off. Diagnostics indicate the modem to be working corectly. He is on narrowband dialup and when he has the pc switched on, not even trying to conect to the net, his phoneline is always busy.
His antispy progs are: AdAwareSE, Spybot and CCleaner.
Any help would be appreciated. His OS is Win XP-Pro.

  skidzy 20:55 29 Nov 2006

Jak_1 if you think your friends pc is or has dialed out without authorization,check for trojan dialers.

Run this to check all existing internet connections click here

  Jak_1 21:05 29 Nov 2006

Thanks skidzy, I have dl'd the progran to a cd for him. Appreciated.

  skidzy 21:10 29 Nov 2006

Also worth trying Trojanhunter trial version click here

And a-squared click here

  Jak_1 21:43 29 Nov 2006

Thanks, I will pass all this on to him.

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