Windows messenger pop-up

  Yad 12:19 02 Apr 03

I keep geting 'messenger service' pop-ups inviting me to log onto a website linked to a webcam. How do I stop this?

  recap 12:25 02 Apr 03
  The Ghost of Inept Pig 12:29 02 Apr 03
  Yad 13:05 13 Apr 03

problem seems to have been resolved. Thanks for your help with this.


  Ironman556 13:27 13 Apr 03

If you post how it was resolved then it may help others. If you're running XP (and possible some other OS's) there's an exploit that allows people to send you pop-ups I think you can get round it by disabling Windows Messenger.

Search google for "windows messenger pop up exploit"


click here


click here;en-us;Q330904

  Ironman556 13:35 13 Apr 03

(to access the 2nd link you'll have to copy the shortcut into your browser then copy the rest and paste it afterwards)

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