Re: Pop-up ads thru Messenger
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 21:55:44 -0400
You need a firewall. Check out www.sygate.com and www.zonealarm.com to look
for some security! Messenger spam in itself isn't harmful, but it's a sign
that your computer is open to possibly bad activity. Consider messenger
spam a forewarning
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"Cal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have Windows XP home and get my email using high speed
> cable and Outlook 6. I am getting well over 100 ads a
> day via Messenger. Can I just disable Messenger to stop
> this problem?
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