Janita - virus?

  Mike_R 23:31 03 May 04
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Re my problems in loading WinXP below, I'm wondering if the trouble was caused by a message I received about if I wanted to see Janita (?) without her slip go to http etc. Instead of deleting it, I pressed OK to clear it and all hell broke loose. I couldn't get into Internet Explorer if connected to the WEB and WinXP kept on closing down on a failure. I think that I got a similar message during my previous attempts to install WinXP and before I had got around to loading Norton. If I'm right, Janita (?) crippled Norton and prevented me from accessing the Norton help desk.

  johnnyrocker 23:33 03 May 04

sounds about right although i have limited knowledge.

johnny.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:07 04 May 04

It is not a virus and can be stopped by disabling messenger. Control panel-administrative tools-service -scroll down to messenger and click on stop and disable.


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  johnnyrocker 00:10 04 May 04

i bow to a better informed individual;)

johnny.

  Mike_R 09:18 04 May 04

Are you saying that Janita was not harmful? All I know is that things seemed OK until I got that message. Thanks for the advice on disabling messenger.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:20 04 May 04

click here
RemMes click here
ShootTheMessenger

Look at the above; it's not harmful, merely annoying.

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