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How to prevent the Messenger Service window containing Internet advertisement from appearing?

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Preventing the Messenger Service window containing Internet advertisement from appearing.

Please refer to the steps below:

1. Click Start and click Control Panel.
2. Double-click Administrative Tools and double-click Services.
3. Double-click Messenger.
4. In Startup type option, select Disabled from the pull-down menu.
5. In Service Status, click Stop.
6. Click OK.

For more information, please refer to the following solution in Microsoft's technical support website.
Article ID: 330904
Last Modified: April 4, 2003
Title: Messenger Service Window That Contains an Internet Advertisement Appears.