whenever i log on to the internet almost the whole screen is filled up by a "generic error my son's nickname @yahoo.com pop3 server unavailable. network problems?"
i have no network problems to my knowledge apart from this annoyance! almost worse is another problem whereby a cheesy voice comes on pleading with me to sign up for bt yahoo broadband any help to rid my pc of these 2 very annoying things would be gratefully received!
Download and install the Google toolbar as per keenans link. It's stopped all of the pop-ups on my system so far, and it's also useful. If you don't want it showing you can uncheck it in View>Toolbars. HTH TR
thanks again...i have had the google toolbar for a few weeks now. this isn't like a normal pop up..it's like an error report directed at me...and i think it must be something to do with my son and yahoo (he swears blind he knows nothing)the message pops up thus:
maybe you or your son has instaled another conection go to the contole panel/internet options/conections and see if you have more than one conection and delete the one s you don't use an make shure the proper one is set as defalt
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