'Uncontrolled' internet connections

  novice_tyro 13:43 22 Jul 2003

Folks - I have noticed lately that every time I open a folder, my dial up connection gets started.

I also notice that when I do connect to my ISP, the web address includes some sort of passthrough address.

Can anybody explain to me what is happening and better still how I can return to the vanilla flaovour behaviour?

Many thanks in advance.

  Aol Hater 13:54 22 Jul 2003

try downloading and running adaware click here

  novice_tyro 21:26 27 Jul 2003

Many thanks.

I have trid as you suggested and that seems to have cleaned things up.

However, when I start up IE I still have the following default 'home' address.

click here

The 'k7885' part seems to change every time I start up explorer.

What can I do the remove this please?

  PirÅTë 13:19 28 Jul 2003

cant you change it back to your previous one. goto tools internet options and set it back to the original

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