Internet connection dialogue at boot up

  faintly curious 22:10 25 Feb 2003
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Can anyone shed any light as to why the Internet connection dialogue box appears asking if I want to connect when the system first boots up on Windows 98 SE? There are no programs in the start up folder.

  MAJ 22:13 25 Feb 2003

But there might be one in msconfig, trying to connect on startup, faintly curious. Go to Start > Run, type msconfig, click the Startup tab and see what's listed in there.

  hamelin 23:04 25 Feb 2003

Have you recently installed ZoneAlarm? if so you will find all the help you need by doing a search on this very Helproom.

  rev.bem 23:20 25 Feb 2003

If you have recently installed ZoneAlarm an update is now available,have just downloaded and installed and it has cured the problem.

  faintly curious 18:51 26 Feb 2003

I have just installed ZoneAlarm, though after installing it from disc I immediately checked for an updated version and installed this too. I'll look into these suggestions though. Thanks everyone.

  faintly curious 23:22 02 Mar 2003

It was ZoneAlarm causing the problem, installing the latest update cured it. Cheers everyone!

  Gaz 25 23:48 02 Mar 2003

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or


Adaware from click here

Spybot S & D is better though this should put a stop to it.

  Gaz 25 23:50 02 Mar 2003

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