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Help! spyware that webroot can't kill [CLOSED]


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singinmatt13

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<_< Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i have this spyware that won't go away. or somthing. the title of the window is "Messenger Service". They are all adds for stuff like U kno what pills and pics. AHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! one just came up the worst one. help! I think it might be like in my error message part of the computer. just help.
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Welcome singinmatt13 <_<!

You are receiving "messenger spam". "Messenger spam" is sent through a Windows "service" to deliver advertising. Don't worry, many people get this problem. Here is the easiest way to end your trouble:

1. Click "Start", then go to "Run"

2. Type "services.msc", then press enter (Don't be intimitated, I know there's a lot of stuff there)

3. Go down and right-click on "Messenger"

4. Go to "Properties" (The "Messenger Properties" box will pop-up)

5. Under "Service Status", click "Stop"

6. Then under "Startup Type", choose "Disabled"

7. Press OK and the "messenger spam" will be gone :D!
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Or, try Shoot the Messenger <_<
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I hope it works! Thanx u guys r so helpful! I'm guna come here more!
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I don't know if Double posting is "illegal" or not so if it is I'm sry!, but Nathanhuth's advice worked thanx!
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Please feel free to edit your original post, or add as many replies as you'd like. :D

The only "double posting" we frown on is posting the same question more than once, or posting the same question in more than one category. It just gets too confusing. <_<
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