Unrequested Registry Cleaners

  lightfeet 23:47 22 Jan 2007
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Have suddenly started receiving notifications headed Messenger Service from regwinclean.com & refreshxp.com warning me my registry may be corrupt & urging me to visit their sites to download a Cleaner. These flash up about every 15 minutes or so & I cannot get rid of them permanently, unless presumably, I download their Cleaners.
Is anyone else having this annoyance & how do I get rid of them without downloading their Cleaners?

  brundle 23:49 22 Jan 2007

If you are using XP you are probably not up to date with service packs. Use this (click here) to kill Messenger service popups.
Take a look at this thread too; click here

  lightfeet 00:38 24 Jan 2007

Thanks brundle for your so prompt reply (2 minutes!).You are correct, I have not updated to SP2 yet because following a hard drive failure I have replaced the drive & reloaded XP. Unfortunately, following the reloading of SP2 the computer hangs on start up & the only way I can get back into service is to use Safe Start & then remove SP2. I have posted a help request on this at click here

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