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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by tony martin, Sep 19, 2004.

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  1. tony martin

    tony martin Thread Starter

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    i keep on getting pop ups from e-internet explorer, i readjusted my settings and this doesent seem to work this is driving me crazy for it takes me hrs. to get anything compleated,i am using windows xp :(
     
  2. Saga Lout

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    This can be caused by Messenger (not MSN Messenger) automatically starting when you boot up Windows. Go Start>Run>type in msconfig and open the Startup tab. There you can take the tick out of any box you don't want or need to start up on boot. When you click OK you will need a restatr and when you come back on, a box will appear. Tick the "don't show his message again" box and hit OK.

    However, the real message this is sending you is that your firewall is probably not configured properly so check those settings.

    I've found the Google Toolbar quite useful as a pop-up blocker, and for other things and you can download it free at http://www.toolbar.google.com although others in this forum may disagree with me on that one so wait for further replies.
     
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