This will not work if you have AOL.
AOL is not compatible with Windows XP Internet Connection Firewall
If you have AOL, you should contact AOL and/or get a 3rd party
Disable Messenger Service:
Start/Control Panel, click Administrative Tools, click Services.
Go down to "Messenger".
Right click "Messenger" and select Properties.
Then under Start-up select DISABLE
Click OK and follow prompts
Check this link:
Run Ad-Aware (free version) or Spybot to check for spyware:
For internet pop-ups, try one of these:
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Quote:> Is there a program I can get that will stop all the pop-
> ups and the new messanger pop-ups???
Few programs out there which you can try like
Is my pc infected or am I going mad here?
I get pop ups on 90% of websites that I open.
Yahoo, MSN, Ebay.... etc etc etc ..
I usually get that ad pop-up for the little investigative camera ...
And it only happens when I open a new window. Upon opening Yahoo, for
example, another smaller window pops up with an add...
Does anyone else get this? How is this fixable without installing any Pop up
removal software? I am willing to re-format if needed.