IE options - "never dial a connection" doesnt stick - returns to "Dial whenever a network connection

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by techman41973, Mar 8, 2006.

  1. techman41973

    techman41973 Guest

    I am running Windows XP. Lately, I keep getting a dial-up connection
    popup window, even though I connect through the internet mostly through
    my wireless card.
    I go into Internet explorer and select the option to "Never Dial a
    A few minutes later, the settings go back to the selected option of
    "Dial whenever a network connection is not present"
    I did a thorough scan using Adaware and Yahoo anti-spy, used the
    program Hijack-This to search for unusual items, yet didn't find
    Does anyone have some insight to what the cause may be?
    techman41973, Mar 8, 2006
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    PA Bear Guest

    Are you also running Ad-Watch?

    What other anti-malware apps might you be running which may be disallowing
    the change (e.g., Spybot, SpywareBlaster, Spysweeper, Zone Alarm Pro)?
    PA Bear, Mar 8, 2006
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    Bigbri Guest

    Go to internet connections and disable dial up
    Bigbri, Mar 8, 2006
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