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Stopping the messenger service

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Windows Messenger Service Pop Up Popup
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To remove the ability for anyone in the world to pop up messages on your computer,
you can disable the Messenger service.



1. Click Start->Settings ->Control Panel

2. Click Performance and Maintenance

3. Click Administrative Tools

4. Double click Services

5. Scroll down and highlight "Messenger"

6. Right-click the highlighted line and choose Properties

7. Click the STOP button

8. Select Disable or Manual in the Startup Type scroll bar Click OK



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