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messenger service

by Fish / June 4, 2004 9:41 PM PDT

I turned off messenger service but it keeps returning with unwanted message's.How can I turn it off for good?

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Re:messenger service (tell how you turned it off.)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 4, 2004 10:05 PM PDT
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I just set the Messeger Service to disabled in the Services control panel. BUT this doesn't STOP the service, until the next boot.


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Re:Re:messenger service (tell how you turned it off.)
by Fish / June 4, 2004 10:37 PM PDT

Thank's for the reply Bob.I shut it down like you did but forgot to reboot to seal the deal.

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Re:messenger service
by ereedks / June 4, 2004 10:08 PM PDT
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Re:Re:messenger service
by Fish / June 4, 2004 10:39 PM PDT
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ereedks,thanks for the info.

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