L.1011
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Messenger Service I Hate You!

Sat Oct 11, 2003 7:06 am

Is there any free way to block these annoying things??!
 
covert
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RE: Messenger Service I Hate You!

Sat Oct 11, 2003 10:00 am

Go to Start>Runtype in services.msc or go to Control Panel, Administrative and choose Services. Then find Messenger service and disable it. It's as easy as that. Get it the hell off your pc I don't know how anybody can live with it.

covert
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JAL777
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RE: Messenger Service I Hate You!

Sat Oct 11, 2003 10:58 am

Uh... you can't "get it off" your PC, you can only disable it. It's part of the Windows Operating system and was designed for network administrators to send messages to users. Unfortunately, some smart asses grab your IP and then try charging you $10 for them to stop bothering you.
 
covert
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RE: Messenger Service I Hate You!

Sat Oct 11, 2003 12:08 pm

Yeah you are right, love you cannot remove it from the OS completely, you can only disable it. I bow down to you, JAL777!

[Edited 2003-10-11 05:17:36]
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BA
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RE: Messenger Service I Hate You!

Sat Oct 11, 2003 12:12 pm

Alright, that's enough. There is no need to flame each other.

Let's treat each other with respect.
"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." - Khalil Gibran
 
JAL777
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RE: Messenger Service I Hate You!

Sat Oct 11, 2003 12:16 pm

Get it the hell off your pc

You can't uninstall it... that's all I meant. Sorry to if I somehow managed to offend you.
 
PilotHighFlyer
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RE: Messenger Service I Hate You!

Sat Oct 11, 2003 2:10 pm

A good firewall will block most of the messages and pop-ups

~Robert

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