ISP hijacking applications

  bamfiesler 09:19 26 Aug 2003
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Been having connection rate problems, so this a.m. briefly signed up to Tiscali (paygo) just to check the connection. Later on I removed it, and deleted all refs I could find to it. Also removed it from Internet Accounts in OE. Yet, the IE and OE banners still say '..provided by Tiscali', when I know they're not. I don't suppose this is important, but how can I chnage that back to my default ISP? Or ama I making a fuss over nowt?

Thanks to all who respond.

  Gaz 25 09:24 26 Aug 2003

Umm, I think spyware blaster has a feature to do this, and in the regsitry search for it.

click here for Spy Blaster.

  bamfiesler 09:29 26 Aug 2003

Gaz,

Many thanks. I have AdAware - this should do the same? Pl. advise.

Donny

  JoeC 09:38 26 Aug 2003

the branding in Internet Explorer, click Start > Run, then type in ( or copy and paste )

rundll32 iedkcs32.dll,Clear

  bamfiesler 09:46 26 Aug 2003

Joe, Thanks, but didn't see anything happen after refresh; may need to reboot?

I am off-line now until evening; will post back.
Thanks to all.

Donny

  JoeC 10:59 26 Aug 2003

Start > Run > type in regedit.
Look for the registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities\{User-ID}\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express\5.0
Where you see {User-ID}, there should be a number that looks something like:
{8A067580-AFEF-11D3-BEFE-9A435B3F4031}
With the \5.0 key selected on the left pane of RegEdit, look for the "WindowTitle" entry on the right pane, and double-click it to change your title bar text.
If you don't find the WindowTitle entry, right-click the left pane's background, and choose New > String Value. Name the new icon "WindowTitle".
Press Enter, then double-click it and type the new title bar text.

  bamfiesler 20:54 26 Aug 2003

Joe,

Sorry. In 'Identities', all I have are three sub folders that are linked, presumably, to the three identities on my PC. Can't find nixi about
\software\microsoft\outlook express\5.o.

Make any sense?

Donny

  Jester2K II 20:56 26 Aug 2003

I E Debrander click here

You might need to reboot after to take effect.

  bamfiesler 21:08 26 Aug 2003

Jester,

in IE, it's gone (even my previous isps), but the outlook one still remains.

Thanks for the link to the site ;-)

Donny

  Jester2K II 21:15 26 Aug 2003

a) Close Outlook first.

b) Reboot immediately after and check.

  bamfiesler 21:32 26 Aug 2003

Jester

AbFab!

Kind regards, and all power to you!

Donny

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