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Registry Errors - HELP

yea my computer has not been in use for the last month because i blew out my motherboard, now i got a new one and i keep getting these pop ups titles "Messenger Service" and it will read something like "Message from SECURITY to ALERT on 6/11/2005 7:28:21 PM STOP! WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION. Windows has found CRITICAL SYSTEM ERRORS To fix the errors please do the following:
1. Download Registry Repair from: http://www.windowsregfix.com
2. Install Rregistry Repair
3. Run Registry Repair
4. Reboot your computer
FAILURE TO ACT NOW MAY LEAD TO DATA LOSS AND CORRUPTION

What should I do? The website and something else differs everytime. I'm running Windows XP pro Pentium 3 1 ghz

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Its a spyware add!!!!

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So run a spyware program (like spybot)and make sure your "popup" blocker is on - its probably a third party cookie that has been installed - i block ALL 3rd party cookie (see privacy section in IE options).
While you are in the options menu delete all cookies and files.
OR you can download the program and try it if you want
Regards,
peter

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Windows Messanger

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Your link

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It only gives instructions on how to disable "windows messenger" - there is no mention of this registry repair program - I cant see the relationship to this problem - have I missed something???
Peter

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a better link/explanation

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I did this to fix the problem

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I agree

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There probably isn't any problem with your registry.

Windows Messenger gets hijacked and spam messages are sent.

The link for shoothtemessenger posted above will stop Windows Messenger fro starting, and it's a utility you don't need anyway.

Mark

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thanks alot

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for the windows messenger sevice tutorial, in my using win 2000 i had disabled it long ago and never thought about it any more...now with xp i am learning what to do as well as what not to do...what to turn off and what to never turn off, again thanks to dager906 & jonah jones.
thanks also to bring_a_smile for the link to shootthemessenger that will stop windows messenger in it's tracks.

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registry cleaner ?

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here's a thanks to ThePoopsmith who started this thread with a link to what looks like my new registry cleaner. the one i use has been doing a great job with win 2000 & win98 which are on the other puters/laptop, with xp i wanted a newer program. has anyone used this program called Repair Registry Pro and can they offer some pro's & con's on it.

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My computer is going crazy

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For the last 2 hours or so my computer has been going pop up crazy. I'm starting to think I might have spyware or something on it. Tell me if this sounds like a bug : Message from SECURITY to ALERT on 7/6/2005 11:59:30PM STOP! WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION. Windows has found CRITICAL SYSTEM ERRORS. To fix the error please do the folling: 1.Download Registry Repair from:http://www.windowsregfix.com 2.Install Regisrty Repair 3. Run Regisrty Repair 4. Reboot your computer FAILURE TO ACT NOW MAY LEAD TO DATA LOSS AND CORRUPTION! After reading it there was an OK button so I clicked on it and another weird pop-up showed up with almost the exact message, the only thing was I kept getting new websites to go to. I deceided to check it out so I came here to look up the website, well they're FAKE. Now I can't get this stupid pop-up off of my screen. If anyone out there is having the same problem and some way fixed it please reply to this. Thank you.

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It is not really wise

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to post a question in another person's thread, especially if that thread is aging.

However now you have, did you try the "shootthemessenger" link given above? If so, what happened?

Mark

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Nothing to Worry about

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Hi ThePoopsmith and Dell Dummy,

Do not Download any Programs to Fix the Registry..Everything is Normal..Its Just an Advertisement that has been displayed using Windows Messenger...

Simple Fix..Uninstall Windows Messenger

Start-Control Panel-(Add or Remove Programs)-
On the Left Hand Side..Click on Add/Remove Windows Components..Scroll Down..Uncheck Windows Messenger..
Click Next...Finally click Finsih..Done

Regards,
S.Ahmed

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