How can i stop messenger/messages popping up?

  dfritter 19:20 17 Jan 2004

Since i started up my computer i have been receiving meesages in pop up form from young women i don't know. I have disabled messenger i think but i am still getting these messages. How do i rid my computer from them completely?

  Jester2K 19:25 17 Jan 2004

You need to disable the Messenger Servise and MSN Messenger... click here Stop Windows Messenger Spam - will fix this problem.

  Jester2K 19:25 17 Jan 2004

and NOT MSN Messenger

  feb 19:28 17 Jan 2004

But, do you need to install a firewall?LOL

  AragornUK 19:39 17 Jan 2004

Zone Alarm stops these by default I think.

Also, Steve Gibson's Shoot The Messenger click here

And give his Shields Up! a spin, see how open you are to hackers etc. Then go to click here and get Zone Alarm Free

  AragornUK 19:45 17 Jan 2004

There is a possibilty that you already have a firewall, but one that leaves the port open for Network Messages. As far as I know ZA does stop these messages.

  AubreyS 20:17 17 Jan 2004

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

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