Premium rates

  saxman 13:54 28 Apr 04
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after visiting several web sites I noticed that my dial up number keeps changing to a premium rate number. I change my modem spec to the local rate number, then the next time I look it is back to a premium rate number. Any ideas ??

  QuickHare 14:05 28 Apr 04

Go to Start, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs and find any entries for internet connections that shouldn't be there. Uninstall them.

In case it's spyware, try out Spybot's Search and Destroy (found on many PC Advisor coverdiscs).

  Graham ® 14:20 28 Apr 04

Spybot click here

I would ask your phone service provider to bloch premium rate numbers.

  Graham ® 14:21 28 Apr 04

And block them as well :-)

  byfordr 14:24 28 Apr 04

click here in german, installs in english. Well worth doing, controls dail up connections...

HTH

R

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