how can i send message to windows 98/95 client machine using "net send"
They must be running WinPopUp or whatever it is called in W9x.
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Have you thought to disable the messenger service on the server?
Microsoft MVP - Windows 2000, Networking, IE and Office
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We have a Windows network setup. People on other
workstations often used to send
unnecessary messages to my Windows 2000 machine using
the NET SEND command.
Tired of being unnecessarily interrupted, I changed
the properties of Windows Messenger
Service from the Services window. It was automatic
earlier- I changed it to Manual.
So now Messenger Service does not automatically
There are certain default processes which MUST be
running in Windows 2000 (the list is
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q263/2/01.ASP ). If any of
processes are'nt then I can expect my Windows 2000
machine to crash. The Windows
Messenger Service is however not listed as a default
But I would like to confirm whether switching off this
service would cause any hazards or
damage to my system?
Isnt there another way to prevent incoming message
alerts from other Windows machines
on my Windows network, specifically any way to prevent
messages coming from a PARTICULAR
Windows machine? Partiularly I would like to know
whether any variation of the NET command
would do the trick? What does NET SESSION
[\\computername] [/DELETE] do?
Thanks in advance. I am posting this question in the
following newsgroups as well:
to get attention, as this is a very serious problem that
I am facing.