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    Removing BT software

    This is a discussion on Removing BT software within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I will be on Sky Mid in a couple of weeks, when I install Sky will it clear out all ...

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      Removing BT software

      I will be on Sky Mid in a couple of weeks, when I install Sky will it clear out all BT -such as BT help desk. Yahoo Mail, and preferable all things BT,or do I need to do this myself? Thanks


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      Re: Removing BT software

      AFAIK you will have to remove them yourself (the disk that comes with sky is only good for if you want Mcaffe)

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      Re: Removing BT software

      Remove all the BT clutter via the Add/Remove List or Programs and features depending on your OS.

      If you want McAffee, (and I think most here would probably advise against it,) simply Explore the Sky CD, find it's folder and install it from the .EXE. You do not need any special set up, just plug in the router and away you go.

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      Re: Removing BT software

      Thank you both for your help. I do not want Macafee .
      I hope the Yahoo browser goes along with the rest of BT. cheers

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      Re: Removing BT software

      As said above you don't need to install anything from the CD that Sky send you just as you didn't need to install anything from the BT one.

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      Re: Removing BT software

      Quote Originally Posted by Alan b View Post
      As said above you don't need to install anything from the CD that Sky send you just as you didn't need to install anything from the BT one.
      Thank you for your help.

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      Re: Removing BT software

      I hope the Yahoo browser goes along with the rest of BT. cheers
      I am not sure, but this may be a separate entry in the Add/Remove list. If it is not you can always disable it by using the Set Program Access and select Custom.

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      Re: Removing BT software

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      I am not sure, but this may be a separate entry in the Add/Remove list. If it is not you can always disable it by using the Set Program Access and select Custom.
      Thanks Isitme
      I just checked my add/remove it has Yahoo applications there; which may do the job if not I will disable it as you say cheers

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      Re: Removing BT software

      Golden rule - never, ever, install an ISPs supplied software unless you really want to or need it!

      A pal of mine was on AOL (pffft!) and migrated to Sky, he popped his Sky CD in on top of the AOL software and pretty much jiggered up his PC. 3-hours and a full re-build of Windows XP later and he was back up and running with a suite of proggies that I recommend and he's been happy and safe ever since!
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      Re: Removing BT software

      Quote Originally Posted by Netgeezer View Post
      Golden rule - never, ever, install an ISPs supplied software unless you really want to or need it!

      A pal of mine was on AOL (pffft!) and migrated to Sky, he popped his Sky CD in on top of the AOL software and pretty much jiggered up his PC. 3-hours and a full re-build of Windows XP later and he was back up and running with a suite of proggies that I recommend and he's been happy and safe ever since!
      Hi Netgeezer
      I once was on a brand new ISP called Madasafish and I installed over this an ISP called Freeserve I called out a local Guru who said 'Yes I can fix it' He removed the Freeserve with a program called Norton Works, to cut a long nightmare and horror story short I got another computer and started afresh swearing that never again will I have Norton, Mcafee, All I have now is AVG and Ccleaner. More help needed Netgeezer; how does Sky broadband get installed without inserting their load up disc? as you can see I am no expert with computers even if I have had one since 1999. thanks for your help its much appreciated, cheers

     

     
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