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Posted on 2003-11-07
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How can I stop these pop up messages
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Disable Messenger Service

Start > Run services.msc
find Messenger in the list
Double click on it
Click the Stop button
Set the startup type to Disable or Manual.

or

http://www.itc.virginia.edu/desktop/docs/messagepopup/

Disabling the Messenger Service
To remove the ability for anyone in the world to pop up messages on your computer, you can disable the Messenger service. Its easy to reverse at a later time if you wish
 
Windows XP Home
Click Start->Settings ->Control Panel
Click Performance and Maintenance
Click Administrative Tools
Double click Services Scroll
down and highlight "Messenger"
Right-click the highlighted line and choose Properties.
Click the STOP button.
Select Disable or Manual in the Startup Type scroll bar
Click OK
 
 
Windows XP Professional
Click Start->Settings ->Control Panel
Click Administrative Tools
Click Services
Double click Services Scroll
down and highlight "Messenger"
Right-click the highlighted line and choose Properties.
Click the STOP button.
Select Disable or Manual in the Startup Type scroll bar
Click OK
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ID: 9699627
For Win2000

Start > Run services.msc
find Messenger in the list
Double click on it
Click the Stop button
Set the startup type to Disable or Manual.

or

http://www.itc.virginia.edu/desktop/docs/messagepopup/

Disabling the Messenger Service
To remove the ability for anyone in the world to pop up messages on your computer, you can disable the Messenger service. Its easy to reverse at a later time if you wish to do so.

Windows 2000
Click Start-> Settings-> Control Panel-> Administrative Tools->Services
Scroll down and highlight "Messenger"
Right-click the highlighted line and choose Properties.
Click the STOP button.
Select Disable or Manual in the Startup Type scroll bar
Click OK
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