connecting on start up

  wids 20:57 09 Sep 04

Hi There
My pc wants to connect to the internet everytime I start up. Im sure its outlook express that is trying to connect. Can anyone tell me why this is happening and how to stop it.

  VoG II 21:04 09 Sep 04

If you are sure it is Outlook Express (why?) then in OE Tools/Options, General tab, set "If my computer is not connected at this time" to Do not connect.

  wids 21:25 09 Sep 04

Im sure its oe. because the dial up box that appears is the same one that appears when I start oe. A different dial up box appears when I use my internet shortcut which is on my desktop. I already have the do not connect box checked im afraid.

  VoG II 21:29 09 Sep 04

I suggest that you scan for nasties Ad-aware click here Spybot click hereclick here and eScan click here in that order.

  wids 21:33 09 Sep 04

ok, I have some of those on my system. I will try them now.

  wids 22:10 17 Sep 04

Sorry to get back to you so late but I still have the same problem even after running my spyware

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