Here's and example:
Here's 4 ways to stop messenger spam:
1) Use Steve Gibson's "Shoot the Messenger" program. The easiest way to do, and almost everyone should be able to use this method.
2) If you use Ad-aware, they now have a plug-in that disables and enables this messenger service.
3) If you need to leave the service running, block port 135 in your firewall.
4) To completely disable the service, follow these directions.
For Windows 2000 and XPGo to start and click Run
Double-click on Messenger.
In the Messenger Properties window, select Stop, then choose Disable as the Startup Type.
For Windows 95, 98, and MEUnder Control Panel, select Add/Remove.
Select Windows Setup.
Select System Tools.
Recently AOL began blocking this service for all their users. Microsoft also has recently announced that they will disable this service by default when Service Pack 2 for WindowsXP is released.
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