How to Disable Popup Ads from Messenger Service

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If you are on a network please check with your computer support staff before disabling any service so that you do not inadvertently disable a service that your department needs.

For Windows 2000 and XP

  • Go to start and click Run
  • Type services.msc
  • Double-click on Messenger.
  • In the Messenger Properties window, select Stop, then choose Disable as the Startup Type.
  • Click OK.
For Windows 95, 98, and ME
  • Under Control Panel, select Add/Remove.
  • Select Windows Setup.
  • Select System Tools.
  • Click Details.
  • Uncheck WinPopUp.
  • Click OK.
  • Reboot


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