Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Disable Messenger Service

If you are receiving this type of unwanted messages, take the following steps to disable messenger service.

  • Open Services window (Win+R and type services.msc or you can go to control panel, Performance and Maintenance, Administrative Tools, Services).
  • Select Messenger service, right click and select properties. Change startup type to Disabled.
  • Thats it. You won't get any popups from Internet.
Some spammers use net send utility to send this type of advertisements on the Internet. If you really wants the net send functionality install a firewall or enable the one which comes default with windows. Then you won't get this type of messages.

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