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Dial up connection box keeps popping up

by dlown / July 18, 2004 10:13 AM PDT

When I'm not connected to the internet the Dial up connection box keeps popping up. It's so annoying when playing games or using other programs. What can I do to stop this from happening? Can I switch it off somewhere?

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Re: Dial up connection box keeps popping up
by Coryphaeus / July 18, 2004 11:14 AM PDT

Something in the background is running: Antivirus program looking for updates, email looking for messages, Windows looking for updates, spyware looking to access the net to report your activities, etc.

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Re: Dial up connection box keeps popping up
by Tman1 / July 18, 2004 3:51 PM PDT

Control Panel > Internet Options
Connections tab, select "never dial a connection"

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Re: Dial up connection box keeps popping up
by Amer Jarrar / November 1, 2004 6:50 PM PST


To solve this problem you need to disable autodialing , to do this follow the steps bellow.

1) Right-click internet explorer - Properties.
2) Connections.
3) choose the connection and choose never dial a
4) Apply --- OK

That is all,your problem is solved

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Re: Dial up connection box keeps popping up
by Don Palmer / November 12, 2004 6:07 PM PST

Was looking for cause of same problem and saw your query.
Try a fix in Registry: HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\Wintrust\trust providers\software publishing. change "state" from 0x00023c00 to 0x00023e00.
If it works for you, please explain to me why.

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Dial up connection box keeps popping up
by ashrafabdeljaber / January 22, 2005 11:49 PM PST

It happened to me there are two resolutions.
1- Ever since I installed Windows Service Pack 2, the problem stopped
2-There is a software called TweakXP. There is option in that software that removes automated dial-up


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