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win2k changes info in fill in screens

I'm having a problem (many actually) with Win2k professional, running on a Dell Pentium 3 system. I'm going to post my first question here, but please refer to a second question by me in this forum, since these may be related.

When my computer gets to a screen on the internet asking for information to be filled in, it fills in my name as "JSurow", and blanks out any other info in other questions. THis happens both in new screens that I've not yet filled out (but which comes with default info filled in), or screens that I return to (either back arrow, or if I'm sent back by the web site by leaving out some critical info,i.e.).
  If I use this desktop computer to access the setup information on my router to which it is hard wired(ethernet) , some of the setting information is present but other settings are not filled in (or have been blanked out by this problem). I know the info is there, because I can access it via my laptop computer, either wirelessly, or by attaching the ethernet cable to it.

I used to have a program on my computer to fill in forms, but I took it off (uninstalled it).

Any ideas what setting is off?

Thanks
Jason
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matguyCommented:
It kind of sounds like remnants of Gator, which is a common application used for form auto fill ins (and a large source of pop up ads, spam, and re-directs.)  I would go to http://lavasoft.de and download ad-aware, run it, and let it remove pretty much everything it finds (if you want to look through the list it's not a bad idea, but pretty much everything it finds is generally bad.)
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