An annoying pop up from Messenger, only it isnt

  User-324448 16:15 11 Jan 2006
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Hello, I am getting two annoying popups one is from Messenger Service telling me to STOP! Windows REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION windows has 49 Critical System Errors then asks me to download registery update from click here
The other is from Messenger Service asks me to stop windows requires immediate attention 36 critical system errors gdownload click here
Whats this all about? how do I stop em ?
Im runnig XP with sp1

I have another Pop Up query but will post it later. Thanks Prof.

  €dstowe 16:17 11 Jan 2006
  lezw 16:21 11 Jan 2006

Disabling the Messenger Service
To remove the ability for anyone in the world to pop up messages on your computer, you can disable the Messenger service. Its easy to reverse at a later time if you wish to do so.



Windows 2000
Click Start-> Settings-> Control Panel-> Administrative Tools->Services
Scroll down and highlight "Messenger"
Right-click the highlighted line and choose Properties.
Click the STOP button.
Select Disable or Manual in the Startup Type scroll bar
Click OK


Windows XP Home
Click Start->Settings ->Control Panel
Click Performance and Maintenance
Click Administrative Tools
Double click Services Scroll
down and highlight "Messenger"
Right-click the highlighted line and choose Properties.
Click the STOP button.
Select Disable or Manual in the Startup Type scroll bar
Click OK


Windows XP Professional
Click Start->Settings ->Control Panel
Click Administrative Tools
Click Services
Double click Services Scroll
down and highlight "Messenger"
Right-click the highlighted line and choose Properties.
Click the STOP button.
Select Disable or Manual in the Startup Type scroll bar
Click OK


Windows NT
Click Start ->Control Panel
Double Click Administrative Tools
Select Services-> Double-click on Messenger
In the Messenger Properties window, select Stop,
Then choose Disable as the Startup Type
Click OK

Windows 98 & ME
Windows Messenger Service cannot be disabled

  User-324448 16:35 11 Jan 2006

How on earth you two were able to answer AND cure my problems so quickly is beyond me, were you just waiting for this one to crop up? THANKS to both of you, I can not only sort my system out but also two more fore people less able. thanks again. Prof.

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