internet explorer broken

  pckid 22:04 04 Feb 2004

i have lost my internet settings on my daughter's pc, when trying to open a web page i get an error saying something like "unable to open the page" i have tried to clear the fault by running spybot, overwriting windows (98se) repair ie explorer. but all to no avail. please advise.

  Indigo 1 22:10 04 Feb 2004

First check your connection (make sure nobody's pulled the plug).

Are you on dial-up or Broad band ?

Then make sure your software is set to connect to default connection (Control Panel/Internet Options/Connections / Always Dial My Default)

  VoG II 22:13 04 Feb 2004
  pckid 15:12 05 Feb 2004

i am on dial up and all the settings are good, i can get the pc to conect no problem, it will just not load a web page

  TBH1 15:41 05 Feb 2004

ypou ain't messed about with the security settings have you ? The trusted site thingy - - -can't for the life of me remember how you get in there, probably tools/options or something.

  pckid 18:46 05 Feb 2004

the security settings are all ok, i think it is some sort of spyware or adware that has been messing around with the settings.

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