[thelist] Popups too

Dan Frey danieljohnfrey at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 15 18:06:15 CST 2003

It's the Windows Messaging Service.  While logged in as an Administrator
equivalent, go to Control Panel --> Administrative Tools --> Services.  Find
Messenger in the list, right-click, go to Properties.  Click Stop, and make
the startup type Disabled.

John wrote:

>My mum (can you tell I've been doing my Christmas rounds?) has got those
>popup messages that seem to be plaguing people nowadays. I don't even know
>what they're called .. they are messages exploiting an open port in
>Windows XP.

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