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Dear All
I am using Xp Prrofessional SP2 , and a MSN v7.5 , when i sign in and click any online user to chat with him , i recieve an invitation from my nick name , for example : if my nick name is biba , when i click to any online user a message inside the chat window appears as :
biba says:
( an invitation in portugese language ) http://xxxxxxxxxxxx/log 
what can i do to stop recieving this message ?
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Ram Balachandran earned 500 total points
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First uninstall MSN Messenger & restart the system

It can be a Spyware. Please install & update Spybot from the following link
http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10122137.html
Scan the machihe in Safe Mode
Now install the Messenger Bac. Also download the MSN Messenger from Internet from Mircosoft webiste, other than using the existing one in HDD.

Any doubt mail me to   *email address removed by rpggamergirl, Zone Advisor*

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