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Old 10-15-2007, 08:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Peeps new to this website and i'm having a problem getting rid of pop ups I've never had this problem till my brother in law touched my laptop one of the pop ups says internet speed monitor and other various ones tried everything adaware, avg, reg cleaner etc. help if you can. thanks all

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Old 10-15-2007, 08:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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are you talking about messenger service? go to Start, Run: type services.msc then go to Messenger Service (right click, hit properties, change startup type to disabled and hit stop, then hit ok and close it) don't confuse this with Windows Messenger (MSN Messenger or any IM service)

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Old 10-15-2007, 10:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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oh well it just said anything lap tops and i'm talking about a laptop but no thats not what it is i'm talking about an actual windows ie page pops up the name is internet speed monitor that appears on the window. thanks for that info though i checked what you said and it's already that way.
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Old 10-16-2007, 01:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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You gonna want to go here (Virus/spyware Section of this forum)
Basically you have some spyware that needs be removing, follow the steps in the post as a start, if it doesn't take care of it, do a follow up post in that section of the forums.
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