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Posted 04 April 2004 - 10:38 AM
Posted 04 April 2004 - 11:03 AM
Click Start/Programs/Administrative Tools/Services
Select "Messenger" and choose Properties.
Click the STOP button.
Select Disable in the Startup Type scroll bar.
No more annoying messages.
Posted 04 April 2004 - 11:07 AM
Or it can be turned off as stated by others. But the real concern is his unprotected computer. Virus protection and spyware protection is just a start for a broadband connection. A hardware or software firewall is really needed for safety.
Posted 05 April 2004 - 11:26 AM
You are entirely correct, Manicial1.
You don't need a program to stop Messenger. You can do it through your Control Panels.
However, working in technical support and dealing with the typical user (i.e. ), I want to keep the user as far away from the registry or MMC as possible since it could protentially cause bigger headaches.
Day sleeper should be considered armed and very dangerous. Check out my list of links.
Posted 05 April 2004 - 11:34 AM