Settings in network connections keep changing.

  ian-inhome 18:18 10 Sep 06
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My internet connection is slow. Pages such as the BBC news will often time out.
If I listen to radio stations then the program will often cut out for a few seconds.
If I go to Network connections / properties/ security I find the box marked advanced (custom settings) is ticked. If I select typical (recommended settings) then I receive the message “some settings will not take effect until the next time you dial it”
I then immediately disconnect then reconnect. The internet then works ok and if I look again at network connections they are still on typical. However next time I switch on they have reverted back to custom settings. Any ideas on how I can get them to stay on typical.
Windows XP pro with all updates/ Speedtouch 330 modem. /Tiscali 1 mb broadband connections all though the connection always states speed 2.2mbs

  johnnyrocker 19:28 10 Sep 06

delete and recreate the dial up connection, and run full suite of antispyware


johnny.

  ian-inhome 19:53 10 Sep 06

Thanks for the reply johnny.
I have tried deleting and recreating the dial up connections. I have tried running both Adaware and spybot but the problem remains.

  skidzy 19:59 10 Sep 06

Also try Ewido click here and if you suspect a virus,maybe an online scanner click here Alternatively,you may consider deleting everything to do with the speedtouch and reboot and reload the software.

Sounds like Malware or a virus to me.

Hope this helps

  ian-inhome 20:20 10 Sep 06

Hi skidzy I have just clicked on your link to try Ewido. The page came up in firefox but as I wasnt using internet explorer it could not do an online scan
unless I downloaded a version. I then switched to internet explorer but received the following> 403 "Forbidden
You were denied access because:
Access denied by access control list"
This now happens whicever page I try to access via ie but Firefox still works

  skidzy 20:23 10 Sep 06

Try an IE repair click here

Then we will try from there or even sfc /scannow click here

  ian-inhome 20:58 10 Sep 06

Hi Skidzy.
Ie now working again with ie repair.
I have just downloaded Ewido and i am doing a full scan rather than an online scan. It may be tomorrow before i can come back to the problem. Many thanks for your help.

  skidzy 21:07 10 Sep 06

Your welcome ian-inhome,glad to be of help.

Many good links are posted here at PCA that help lots of problems.

Good luck.

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