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Old 02-24-2007, 08:14 AM   #11
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Naah it's messenger
hmmm well turning off messenger may sort him out, but surely the spyware would still be on his pc. isnt it best for him to clean it up
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Old 02-24-2007, 09:39 AM   #12
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Thats just it tho, messenger is built into windows, theres no suggestion of spyware on his pc
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Old 02-24-2007, 11:40 AM   #13
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the error it brought up though doesnt seem normal. i know it was from the messenger service but it aint a normal error surely
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Old 02-24-2007, 02:32 PM   #14
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Thats just it mate, the error can be whatever the sender wants it to be, so there isnt such a thing as a "normal" error
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Old 02-24-2007, 07:28 PM   #15
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when i said normal error i meant like a error from microsoft. hmm this is wierd
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Old 02-24-2007, 07:42 PM   #16
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when i said normal error i meant like a error from microsoft. hmm this is wierd
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Old 02-24-2007, 07:43 PM   #17
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Its not weird.. Its just messenger spam. Any website can launch a message spam saying whatever the hell it feels like..

To remove, you can use the steps above or use this: http://www.grc.com/stm/shootthemessenger.htm

You can test for the messenger spam here:
https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?rh1dkyd2
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Old 02-24-2007, 07:46 PM   #18
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omg guys. turn off messenger...problem solved BECAUSE SOMEONE IS SENDING THEM TO HIM FROM THE OPEN INTERNET AND HE DOESNT HAVE A FIREWALL
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hahaha lol ^ .. i never did get net send to work
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Old 02-25-2007, 04:28 AM   #20
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omg guys. turn off messenger...problem solved BECAUSE SOMEONE IS SENDING THEM TO HIM FROM THE OPEN INTERNET AND HE DOESNT HAVE A FIREWALL
Im guessing he has already done it like suggested in post 2. Plus the fact he hasnt been back with more problems
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