message pop-up

  jimmer409? 06:11 25 Jun 2003

keep getting this message pop-up from click here, any ideas on how to find the source and block it, tried emailing the address a stop message, but they do not seem to care. also have norton system works, but can't seem to eliminate this one. help greatly appreciated.

  JoeC 08:08 25 Jun 2003

( Courtesy of click here )
This isn't spyware or adware. It's the messaging service built into Windows which is being used by spammers.(Windows Messenger - not .Net Messenger ).
To get rid of it,turn off the messaging service.
Windows 2000 and XP:- Go Start > Run > type in services.msc.Double-click on Messenger and in the Messenger Properties window, select Stop, then choose Disable as the Startup Type.Click OK.
Windows 95, 98, and ME:- Go to Control Panel and Add/Remove.Select Windows Setup.Select System Tools.Click Details.Uncheck WinPopUp.Click OK.

  Danoh 09:30 25 Jun 2003

Further details here; click here

  Danoh 10:31 25 Jun 2003

click here

jimmer409?, if you do a search for "pop-up" within the Helproom (or any other forum) you will find it ~ tip for future queries.

  Danoh 09:46 26 Jun 2003

We're pleased to help, aren't we, JoeC?

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