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Messenger service add NOT wanted

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Messenger service add NOT wanted

Ok as anybody had this i keep gettin at random times messenger service pop ups on my desh top, i think they are using this util found here http://www.geocities.com/dokkenrulez99/#

is there anyway of stopping this or blocking it.
plzzzzzz help.
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RE: Messenger service add NOT wanted

You can go to control panel and stop the service messenger this should stop it. Its a nasty new way of spamming.



> Ok as anybody had this i keep gettin at random times messenger service pop ups on my desh top, i think they are using this util found here http://www.geocities.com/dokkenrulez99/#
>
> is there anyway of stopping this or blocking it.
> plzzzzzz help.

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RE: Messenger service add NOT wanted

> You can go to control panel and stop the service messenger this should stop it. Its a nasty new way of spamming.


Many thanks, but where abouts in control panel do i look i'm running XP PRO, really want to stop this spamming.
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RE: Messenger service add NOT wanted

> > You can go to control panel and stop the service messenger this should stop it. Its a nasty new way of spamming.
>
>
> Many thanks, but where abouts in control panel do i look i'm running XP PRO, really want to stop this spamming.


In Control Panel: Admin Tools: Services

there scroll down to Messenger and disable on start and stop the service
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RE: Messenger service add NOT wanted

I should have posted this URL as well but seeing as your using XP this util helps remove some of the other unwanted XP gems MS decided to included in it.

http://www.xp-antispy.de/news-e.htm
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