dial up

  kenamb 21:35 30 Jan 2004
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Hi all, when i start up my pc , the small dial up box automaticly pops up and starts dialing, it doesnt matter how many times i press cancel it keeps comming up.Its driving me nuts!!
How can i stop this,its only just started this.
Im using win xp pro
Omne isp
explorer

  Diodorus Siculus 21:44 30 Jan 2004

Possible spyware or program trying to do an update. See what is in the startup folder or get a spare checker. click here for spybotSD

  nick_j007 21:45 30 Jan 2004

Tools,
Internet options,
Connections.

What does it say out of the three radio buttons there?

Nick

  Quiller. 21:54 30 Jan 2004

If you go to start --run, type mscofig in the box and enter. Now pick the start up tab and disable every thing. Reboot.

Now does the dial up box come up. Probably not.

Now you have to got through the laborious process to find which programme is trying to dial out. The usual way is to re tick one at a time and reboot. Or you can do blocks of say 4 and reboot.

The usual culprit is AVG. This is because a tick box on installation had not been un-ticked.

  VoG II 21:57 30 Jan 2004

msconfig

  Quiller. 09:29 31 Jan 2004

Spot on VoG. My spelling mistake. :-(

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