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pop ups ?

by janey70 / April 2, 2007 3:26 AM PDT

hi new to this site but need help i cant seem to get rid of some annoying pop ups that have just appeared on pc done a full virus scan but nothing detected pop up killer is on not genius at pcs can any one help im running windows xp ?

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Tell more.
by Kees Bakker / April 2, 2007 4:05 AM PDT
In reply to: pop ups ?

When do the popups come? What do they contain?

And there's more than viruses. What scan exactly did you do? What are your antivirus/antispyware programs?


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re pop ups
by janey70 / April 2, 2007 6:10 AM PDT
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thanks for reply the pop up usually occur when im on internet and usually pop up with something to do with the site im on at time they havnt happened since i scanned pc i use mcafee does this info help?

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by Kees Bakker / April 2, 2007 6:45 AM PDT
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by Darton Fury / April 2, 2007 7:16 AM PDT

confirm that the messenger service is disabled. Enter services.msc in the run dialog box. Locate Messenger, dbl-click it and set the startup type to disabled.

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how do i?
by janey70 / April 2, 2007 9:15 PM PDT
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thanks for yr reply not a whizz with pcs really so please bear with me how do i disable messenger i have a feeling this is where it all started as messenger went all mad few days ago and i had to repair it all thats when all pop ups started help please pop ups r driving me round twist mostly ones about anti virus products !!

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Re: messenger
by Kees Bakker / April 3, 2007 12:35 AM PDT
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Start>Run and in the box enter services.msc, then OK. Browse down to the line with Messenger. Doubleclick and set the start-type to Disabled.

Post again if you run into troubles doing this.

Hope this helps.


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by janey70 / April 3, 2007 12:48 AM PDT
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have found wots causing pop ups now its a trojan called vundo as my mcafee has detected it have posted a help request in virus and spywear forum but if u have any simple advice please help

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