Re: Dialog box ads
From: Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez (jkerouac_at_bgsec.com)
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 17:20:47 +0200
> In article <Z141d.64548$Kt5.email@example.com>,
> news@DELETE_THISmccune.cc says...
>>"Kev" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
>>>I receive lots of unsolicited advertisements in the form of dialog
>>>boxes. Most of them have "Messenger Service" displayed in the title
>>>bar. Is it possible to block them using a firewall? I have McAfee
>>>Personal Firewall+ installed, but nothing in the event log corresponds
>>>to these dialog box messages, so it's hard to know what to block.
>>If you disable the Messenger Service (not the same as Windows Messenger),
>>that will stop.
> True, but it would be better if he could figure out why those packets
> are getting thru his firewall.
And disabling Messenger Service don't solve the problem, you still
get those anoying messages anyway. I couldn't stop them with
Sygate Personal Firewall.
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