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Old 11-13-2002, 09:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been told that, unlike Win2000/XP etc, I cannot turn off messenger in Windows ME to stop the latest spam pop-ups from messenger. Anyone out there know any different?
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Old 11-14-2002, 04:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Thanks, Microbell, but been there, tried to do that. The screenshots bear little resemblance to what is on my system, so I cannot do what they instruct! All I can find on mine is something called 'Microsoft Virtual Private Networking Adapter'.
When I tried to e-mail them, it was returned as unknown! Eeek!
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Hmm, I looked at that page, and if you are using ME, those screens are exactly the same. easier way to get to the network properties is to right-click on My Network Places and left click on properties.
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Old 11-16-2002, 09:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Quote:
Originally posted by MicroBell
You can disable Messenger in any OS from MS..If you want to take a flame thrower to it...NUKE IT!!
Here....
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/24746.html

Personally..I would just Disable it..
or you could just install linux
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