[access-uk] Re: Messenger problem query.

Hi Vanja,

Thank you for that detailed explanation.

Jim.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Vanja Sudar" <vanja@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 3:27 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Messenger problem query.


> Hi,
>
> this is actually nothing to do with any instant messenger, this service is
> meant for messages sent between computers on a network, but now spammers
are
> using it to send messages to people by imputing IP ranges and sending
> messages that way.  To stop it you can do the following:
> Click start, control panel, administrative tools, services, make sure
you're
> in "local" treeview, tab and from there find messenger service,
wrightclick
> it/press the aplication key which is keyboard aquivelant, click on
> properties, find "start up type" combo box, set it to "disabled", click
> apply then OK and you won't have these messages any more.
>
> HTH
> Vanja
> MSN messenger: sudar23@xxxxxxxxxxx
> http://www.sudar.co.uk
> Phone: 08701993565
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jim" <jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "access-uk" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 2:29 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Messenger problem query.
>
>
> Hi Listers,
>
> Every now and again I get a messenger dialog box appearing on the screen.
> The box can display introductions from people or advertisements and even a
> warning that my system may be infected with a virus and go to a certain
web
> site for more info.  These box's  are annoying because everything stops
> until you have OK'ed the message box.  I don't use messenger of any
> description and I have sygate pro on my computer So  how is the messenger
> box getting through, assuming they are coming in off the net as it only
> happens when I'm logged onto the net.  Anyone any idea on how to stop this
> happening?  Your input will be gratefully received.
>
> Running jaws 5.0.844 with XP home.
> Thanks in advance.
> Jim.
>
>
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>
> ** Are you going on holiday and want to halt messages?
> ** Send a message to access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ** and in the Subject line type the word vacation
> ** followed by a space, then the number of days you
> ** wish to stop receiving messages for, followed by another
> ** space and the letter d for days.
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> ** unsubscribe
> ** to access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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** Are you going on holiday and want to halt messages?
** Send a message to access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
** and in the Subject line type the word vacation
** followed by a space, then the number of days you
** wish to stop receiving messages for, followed by another
** space and the letter d for days.
** To leave the Access-UK list, send a message with the Subject:-
** unsubscribe
** to access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
** Please do not put text or signatures in the message body
** For other things like setting nomail when on holiday,
** or digest mode, send a message, to 
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:-
** faq
** Please do not put text or signatures in the message body.

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