[pcductape] Re: Can anyone tell me what this means?

  • From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 03:50:50 -0600

Hi Lisa and all,

Me thinks you need to also get spywareblaster to help prevent such popups
from others.   Go to
http://www.wilderssecurity.net/spywareblaster.html for your free copy.

Carl


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 12:10 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Can anyone tell me what this means?


> Lisa,
> This error message is bogus.  They want you to believe that there is
> something wrong.  Yes, you may have problems on your machine, but what
they
> are telling you isn't one of them.  That whole message is nothing but
> fabricated malarchy to suck you in to their scheme.
>
> You said you are using XP.  I have Win2k but I understand the paths are
> about the same.  Do this. Open your Control Panel, click on Administrative
> Tools, then in that list select Services.  In the list that comes up, find
> Messenger. Double click on it and on the General tab, find StartUp and
> change it to Manual.  Click OK or Close all boxes.  That's all there is to
> it to keep those guys from spamming you again with that Messenger window.
>
> Next, go to your Ad-Aware program and tell it to update.  Then run it
again.
>
> Next go to http://download.com.com/3000-2144-10194058.html?tag=lst-0-1
> and download Spybot Search & Destroy.  It finds things that Ad-Aware does
> not.  Download, install, update, and then run it.
>
> Next is to get rid of the virus problem.  Go to your virus provider and
> update the protection pattern.  Then scan your system and let us know what
> it says it finds.
>
> Pam

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