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Aol Ruined My Internet Connection - How Do I Fix It?

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#1 teagreen


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Posted 14 January 2006 - 06:36 PM

I recently got Qwest DSL on my computer, but previously connected to the internet through AOL dial-up. I got all the set-up for the DSL complete and it works great. If I open IE, I can go anywhere and do anything.

However, here's the problem, when I click on a hyperlink in a Word document or try to access a web page from a Windows menu, AOL launches to bring up the page. So I uninstalled AOL and now when I click on these links, nothing happens. :thumbsup:

I've looked through Internet Options in the Control Panel and the connection is Broadband, nothing to do with AOL. How do I fix it so that all the hyperlinks I click on work correctly through my DSL connection?

Any help would be greatly appreciated and I am getting frustrated.

Thank you!

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#2 thenoose


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Posted 15 January 2006 - 09:12 AM

are you sure you completely uninstalled aol? Maybe try looking for any aol files in safe mode and remove them. Also your default browser might still be aol?
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Posted 15 January 2006 - 11:06 AM

Which browser are you using?

Edited by jgweed, 15 January 2006 - 11:09 AM.

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