Why don't I understand????

  JaneAttwood 16:29 06 May 2010
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My broad band spped was rubbish so i renegotiated with Tiscali (your very good advice!) and they upgraded me. My average speed is no download 6.15 mbs and upload 0.4 mbs HOWEVER my machine now seems really slow!

I have run WinASO registry optimiser, Glary Utilities, Malwarebytes Anti malware and SuperAntispyware.

Now I'm stumped - can anyone help.

PLUS - how did I end up with alot browser instead of google? Did i press a wrong button at some point?

And finally - why has an icon called browswer choice appeared on my machine?

  Sea Urchin 16:37 06 May 2010

Quite probably the ALot toolbar is slowing your speed down - this tells you how to remove it (scroll down the page for removal instructions)

click here

  tullie 16:37 06 May 2010

Dont understand your last bit,IE,Firefox etc are browsers,Google is a search engine

  Sea Urchin 16:38 06 May 2010

Browser Choice was an update from Microsoft - they have been required by the European Union to make it clear to people that there are other browsers available besides Internet Explorer.

  VoG II 16:38 06 May 2010

Finally click here

To disable click here

  Sea Urchin 16:40 06 May 2010

The ALot toolbar has replaced the Google toolbar I guess :@)

  JaneAttwood 16:47 06 May 2010

As usual you have sorted my problem - THANK YOU!!

ps sorry about the browser/search engine confusion - middle aged women can only take on so much info!!! x

  Sea Urchin 16:52 06 May 2010

In less than 20 minutes - that's not bad :@)
Glad it's sorted.

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