Re: Instant messerger=Spam

From: Karl Levinson [x y], mvp (levinson_k_at_despammed.com)
Date: 04/25/03


Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 10:30:42 -0400


"Keith W. McCammon" <km@km.com> wrote in message
news:Ow1lLPqCDHA.1604@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> > There does not seem to be any way to kill instant
> > messerger and i really do not wish to have my pienus
> > enlarged. is there any way to get this off my system?
>
> 1) It's not instant messenger, it the messenger service within Windows
>
> 2) Stop and disable the messenger service from the control panel.
>
> 3) You need a firewall. They're free. See Google.

Here are some free and not free firewalls you may use... also other things
you may want to do to increase security:

http://securityadmin.info/faq.htm#pop-ups
http://securityadmin.info/faq.htm#firewall
http://securityadmin.info/faq.htm#harden