Tiscali advertising bar

  IanWilk 19:12 21 Dec 03
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suddenly a half inch wide advertising bar [advertising tiscali products]has appeared at the bottom of the outlook express [6] screen. How can I get rid of it? The ISP is Tiscali, and has been for some time. Also every time the computer is started it starts to dial the net, despite that only the 'always dial my default connection' is ticked. Any ideas on either/both please?

  spikeychris 19:31 21 Dec 03

Close all browser windows and applications.
Click Start and select Run.


Type rundll32 iedkcs32.dll,Clear.

Hit enter.

Tick never dial a connection and get ad aware from click here run it and see what pops up. Check your start up folder.

  Jester2K 20:04 21 Dec 03

Also try

View menu, Layout, Uncheck "Info Pane".

  IanWilk 12:21 22 Dec 03

Thank you Chris and Jester2K - the bar has gone, and ad-aware found about 15 assorted nasties, most of which were data miners.

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