FAQ - New IE Homepage / New Icons on Desktop / Annoying Pop-up Messages

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Harrison, Oct 20, 2003.

  1. Harrison

    Harrison Guest

    Disable Windows Messenger Service:
    This IS NOT the same as MSN Messenger and it will not affect your
    ability to chat with friends.
    Click Start > Run and type "services.msc" (no quotes) click OK

    In the right pane, scroll down to Messenger.

    Double click Messenger and click the General tab.

    Under Service Status: click the Stop button.

    In the Startup Type: drop down box, select Disable.

    Click Apply and OK.


    Download, install, update, and run the following programs:
    Adaware - http://www.lavasoftusa.com/
    Spybot Search and Destroy - http://security.kolla.de/
    Spyware Blaster - http://www.wilderssecurity.net/spywareblaster.html

    The first two find and root out spyware, adware, hijackers, and
    The second one will protect your system from further infection by such
    Install the Google Toolbar to block browser pop-ups:

    Live on Skype:windowshelp
    WTF's Skype?
    Harrison, Oct 20, 2003
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    Paul - xxx Guest

    Harrison tried to scribble ...
    Paul - xxx, Oct 20, 2003
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    °Mike° Guest

    °Mike°, Oct 20, 2003
  4. HAND.

    Gary G. Taylor, Oct 20, 2003
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