How can I stop these popups?

  Denpen 21:04 14 Jul 2003
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This has never happened before but I suddenly keep getting a window called "Messenger Service" popup.

Well diferent ones but each recurring. One says "message from JanitaGirl19w to 62.64.205.19 on 14/07/03 20:57:49
hello,
I'm looking for a boy uk. I have picture on my Homepage: click here"

I hadn't even got Messenger running at the time.

  VoG II 21:08 14 Jul 2003
  Valvegrid 21:10 14 Jul 2003
  Gaz 25 21:12 14 Jul 2003

Ahhh... Its the messenger service nothing to do with Windows or MSN messenger. Mre info:
Windows NT, 2000, and XP hide an hidden Internet server that is running by default. It receives and accepts, among other things, unsolicited network messages that cause pop-up dialog boxes to appear on the desktop. Internet Spammers have discovered this and are spraying pop-up Spam across the Internet. The Windows Messenger server should never have been running by default, and Microsoft has finally fixed that in Windows 2003, but users of previous Windows need to take responsibility for this themselves.

Run this: click here

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