nuisance messages

  connora 23:34 14 Mar 2004

I have just signed up with AOL and find that i'm
getting nuisance messages, how can i either block or stop these.cheers.

  MikeyT 23:39 14 Mar 2004

I take it you mean those annoying 'Windows Messneger Service' things! If so, Nortons Internet Security and AV sorted it for me

  connora 23:43 14 Mar 2004

does installing av sort it out automatically and if not wot settings?

  pc moron 23:46 14 Mar 2004

Windows XP?

Go to Services and disable the Windows Messenger Service.

  MikeyT 23:49 14 Mar 2004

What exactly are the messages????

  Djohn 23:54 14 Mar 2004

click here and have a look at this graphic. If this is what you are seeing then follow the simple instructions on how to turn it off.

It's of no use for most people and most of us have disabled it with this method. j.

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