Re: pop ups

From: Thomas O'Grady [MSFT] (
Date: 07/22/03

Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 13:01:54 -0700

There are two types of popups. One uses the 'messenger
    service' included with Windows 2000 and Windows XP. To
    rid yourself of these, install a firewall (see above).
    The second type of popup is triggered by web-pages you
    visit. These can be controlled by a popup stopper.
    You can get one free from

from Frequently asked questions.

Thomas O'Grady,
Security Business Unit
Microsoft Corporation
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"steve" <> wrote in message
> hey,
>      i need some help to get rid or pop ups, the ads and
> stuff that comes through "messenger service", is there
> anyway to get rid of these coming up? if so please can
> someone tell me. thanks.