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If you have XP, click on the following link. In the dialogue box click 'open'. Then type in the message in the command prompt thingy:

net stop messenger

For Windows XP only

Unfortunatly, you have to enter this in every time to stop the messages, but it does work!
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(Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
If you have XP, click on the following link. In the dialogue box click 'open'. Then type in the message in the command prompt thingy:

net stop messenger

For Windows XP only

Unfortunatly, you have to enter this in every time to stop the messages, but it does work!
Merci.
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I've got one for NT as well but I doubt that will apply to anyone here.
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(Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
I've got one for NT as well but I doubt that will apply to anyone here.
Join me in the chat im bored there.
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i dont understand what u're getting at here. is this to block those anoying popups u get in a windows messenger box??

if so ..all u need to do is go to network places, network connections, right click ur network connection e.g. "ntl" then put firewall on.

if ur talkin bout sommat else then pretend this post never existed.
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i dont understand what u're getting at here. is this to block those anoying popups u get in a windows messenger box??

if so ..all u need to do is go to network places, network connections, right click ur network connection e.g. "ntl" then put firewall on.

if ur talkin bout sommat else then pretend this post never existed.
This method is a lot simpler
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(Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
If you have XP, click on the following link. In the dialogue box click 'open'. Then type in the message in the command prompt thingy:

net stop messenger

For Windows XP only

Unfortunatly, you have to enter this in every time to stop the messages, but it does work!
I've stopped all msn pop-ups by unclicking a box and now never have to worry about it but I can't remember which box I clicked! Perhaps if you try msconfig on 'run' you get that option on XP as that is what I may have done.
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(Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
This method is a lot simpler
but surely its much better haveing a firewall, especially if u have a broadband connection. and u only need to activate firewall once.
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but surely its much better haveing a firewall, especially if u have a broadband connection. and u only need to activate firewall once.
Well some of us don't know how to put up firewalls.
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I've stopped all msn pop-ups by unclicking a box and now never have to worry about it but I can't remember which box I clicked! Perhaps if you try msconfig on 'run' you get that option on XP as that is what I may have done.
I've checked and what I did was click on 'run', type in msconfig, click ok and you get box for system configuration. Go to tab for 'service' and scroll down and unclick box for messenger. Hey presto no more pop-ups ever!
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Open a text file

type "net stop messenger"

save it as "something.bat"

Copy and paste it to "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"

Then it will load itself every time windows starts.
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I've checked and what I did was click on 'run', type in msconfig, click ok and you get box for system configuration. Go to tab for 'service' and scroll down and unclick box for messenger. Hey presto no more pop-ups ever!
Ignore mine, that method is better
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I've checked and what I did was click on 'run', type in msconfig, click ok and you get box for system configuration. Go to tab for 'service' and scroll down and unclick box for messenger. Hey presto no more pop-ups ever!
Very clever, but my way is fun.
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i still say firewalls are best way to protect ur self
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(Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
Very clever, but my way is fun.
Thanx but it was just a lucky guess, not clever! Im not very good with computers generally.
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that does work however it starts each time as a system service to shut this down, you want to go into control panel, administrative tools, services and right click on messenger and disable it! sorted in one.

and get zone alarm, its vital
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that does work however it starts each time as a system service to shut this down, you want to go into control panel, administrative tools, services and right click on messenger and disable it! sorted in one.

and get zone alarm, its vital
That's exactly what I said - get to services and remove tick from messenger! Mine is on Windows XP though so guess you might have to use different route if you're not on XP.
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is there a way to stop pop up advertisments!?
cos im getting proper dirty hardcore porn pop ups, some of it makes me sick. And for crying out loud, I DONT NEED pills or any sort!!

PLEASE......does anyone know what i can do??
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is there a way to stop pop up advertisments!?
cos im getting proper dirty hardcore porn pop ups, some of it makes me sick. And for crying out loud, I DONT NEED pills or any sort!!

PLEASE......does anyone know what i can do??
Pop up adverts are not random - they relate to the subject matter of the website you are visiting at the time. Stop surfing on porno sites and that will stop these pop-ups that you say you are sick of!!
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I don't! I get those pop ups when Im on Uk-Net!!!
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