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    Default Comp keeps trying to connect to internet

    My aunt runs windows xp with an msn dial up connection. Lately the computer keeps dialing up to the internet by itself. Do you think this a virus? they have no anti-virus program on there computer so i am downloading a couple of free ones for them. Any other ideas?

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    Go to "Start" >Control Panel>Internet Options>Connections.

    Check the box that says "Never Dial a connection". Know it sounds wrong but it is not.

    If still trying to connect let us know.

    Cheers

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    Default Re: Comp keeps trying to connect to internet

    Quote Originally Posted by JBow
    My aunt runs windows xp with an msn dial up connection. Lately the computer keeps dialing up to the internet by itself. Do you think this a virus? they have no anti-virus program on there computer so I am downloading a couple of free ones for them. Any other ideas?
    Only one av please, or you will be inviting problems.

    Do they have a firewall ? you need one as well as an av.

    To clean up the computer, Follow the instructions in this link :-

    http://www.help2go.com/postt8026.html

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