Country Living
Country Living, Country Skills
Country People

KountryLife.com - A Country Living Resource and Community
Community
Message Board
Country Topics
Trading Post
Memory Lane
Country Skills
Country Cooking

Channels
Gardening
Livestock
The Kitchen
Machinery
Tools

Photographs
Photo Gallery
Vintage Photos
Special Collections

Fun
Country Humor
Country Sounds
Coloring Book
Interactive Story

Farm Tractors
Pictures
Tractor Parts
Tractor Manuals

Miscellaneous
Classic Trucks
Antique Tractors
Modern Tractors
Site Map
Links Page
Contact Us

  
Country Discussion Topics
To add your comments to this topic, click on one of the 'Reply' links below.

OT New Style Popup Stopper (pic)
[Return to Topics]

Don in Tallahasee    Posted 06-16-2003 at 08:47:36       [Reply]  [Send Email]

I have been getting these new style popups lately and have not found a way to stop them without paying the sender some money. does anyone know how to stop the agverating things.


williamf    Posted 06-16-2003 at 09:04:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yes. You can turn off Windows Messenger Service on your computer, they won't come any more.
Here's what I copied and pasted from Win XP News
I'll put a link to that issue in case this isn't clear. If you're using something other than XP it might be a little different, but I think this will put you in the right direction.
I'd be interested to know if there's anybody who uses Messenger Service for anything othe than spam.

Disable the Windows Messenger Service to Stop Messenger Spam

We still get a lot of mail from WinXPnews readers who have problems with Windows Messenger Service spam. You need to stop the Windows Messenger Service to stop the spam. Here's how:

Click Start and click the Control Panel.
In the Control Panel window, make sure you're in Classic View. If you're in Category View, click the link on the left side of the window that says Switch to Classic View.
Double click on the Administrative Tools entry in the Control Panel.
In the Administrative Tools window, double click on the Services entry.
Scroll through the list of entries in the Services window and find the one named Messenger. Double click on the Messenger entry.
In the Messenger Properties (Local Computer) dialog box, click the Stop button. You'll see a clock displayed while the service stops.
Click the down-arrow in the Startup type drop down list box and select the Manual entry. Click Apply and then click OK.
Congratulations! You'll never see Messenger spam again!


Don    Posted 06-16-2003 at 09:17:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks, That was easy.
By the way I have been enjoying your pictures of your flowers. My wife wants to plant some daylilies beside the house where we has some bushes. Have a great day.
Don


[Return to Topics]



[Home] [Search]

Copyright © 1999-2013 KountryLife.com
All Rights Reserved
A Country Living Resource and Community