Author Topic: Pop-Ups  (Read 6282 times)

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« on: April 28, 2003, 02:42:30 AM »
I have been getting pop-ups lately that are very annoying....even when IE is closed i will get them....did not have this problem before.Does anyone know how to fix this.
Thank you


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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2003, 03:17:35 AM »
(This is not my main computer, so it may be a while before I can respond)

Are the popups labeled "Messenger Service"?
If so, use a firewall, and block UDP port 135. Some people are using this port to send spam to Windows boxes. These popups look like a normal grey Windows dialog box.

If they are normal web popups, then you will need a popup-blocker program or turn off Javascript. Some sites will popup ads immediately after you close your browser.

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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2003, 05:37:47 AM »
Disable this service manual, or download xpantipy from and let it does it for you.
MfG Ralf