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Pop ups and Messenger Service

By mebetb1 ·
I keep getting messenger service warnings that I am open to the internet and unprotected. What download do you suggest to block these plus pop-up adds? I was told to ask about " Panikc wear-or aware"? Thank you for any suggestions!!

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by BeerMonster In reply to Pop ups and Messenger Ser ...

Hi,
Isn't that just typical - a company selling software to stop you getting spammed via the messenger service sells it's product by spamming you via the messenger service....

The easiest (and cheapest) way to stop this is to simply disable the messenger service. The service primarily exists to allow users to message each other via the net send commands - functionality that is rarely used by anyone other than a network admin alerting users to something.

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by d.walker5 In reply to Pop ups and Messenger Ser ...

McAfee is the usual culprit, they're trying to sell you a their Privacy application. Disable McAgent.exe and the problem goes away. I'm currently in contact with the Illinois Attorney General as this tactic could be classified as extoration.

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by d.walker5 In reply to Pop ups and Messenger Ser ...

McAfee is the usual culprit, they're trying to sell you a their Privacy application. Disable McAgent.exe and the problem goes away. I'm currently in contact with the Illinois Attorney General as this tactic could be classified as extoration.

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