[windows2000] Re: Messenger service reverts to manual startup

  • From: Frank Monroe <Frank.Monroe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 10:11:50 -0500

Ray,

Did you verify that a domain or local policy isn't overriding the settings?

-----Original Message-----
From: Ray at work [mailto:listray@xxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2004 10:39 AM
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [windows2000] Re: Messenger service reverts to manual startup


Thanks to all who replied.  This computer is still reverting back.
Permissions on the \messenger key in the registry seem to match other
service keys.  The user has gotten into the habit of just NET STARTing the
service in the morning.

The messenger service spam isn't an issue here, since this is a computer on
our internal network behind a firewall.  This particular employee uses the
messenger service to communicate with her secret lover/coworker of mine.  :]

Ray at work 

p.s.  I just got new Harman Kardon computer speakers (those champagne
looking things) and they sound incredible!  These were to replace my Polk
set that I had that were just ungodly awful sounding.  I was quite surprised
that Polk couldn't put out a good sounding computer speaker...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Etts, Russell
> 
> There is an issue with MS messenger - spammers were using it to their 
> hearts content.  Unless you have a specific reason to have messenger 
> on, leave it off....


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