Have you ever been tempted to pick up one of
those CD's containing offers
If so - think before putting it into
your computer. It could cause you many
I was called
by a friend recently who had used
one of these disks on her computer. Without
even asking for permission it had installed
a new browser,
new email program, destroyed her email address
book, and left her with a machine that was
totally unusable because it was too old to properly
In my opinion, these disks are
a menace. As well
as making major changes to your system,
most of them brand your web browser with the
service provider so you have to look at
it all the time.
They also set up the opening
of your web
browser to their home page so you have
to look at more of their advertising material.
this is easy to change many people don't
know how to do it.
You only need to get three
to a service provider.
The company will be able to tell
you the simple steps needed to set
to dial into their system.
Using this method will leave your existing
system settings and programs intact.
they won't give you this information,
suggest finding one who does. (And chuck
the Trial Offer disk into the bin, or
use it as a drink coaster.)