Do these pop up in a box labeled Messenger
If so, try disabling Windows Messenger Service (this has noting to do with MSN Messenger)
Click Start / Settings / Control Panel
Click "Performance and Maintenance".
Click "Administrative Tools".
Double click 'Services".
Scroll down and highlight "Messenger".
Right-click the highlighted line and choose "Properties".
Click the "STOP" button.
Select "Disable" or "Manual" in the "Startup Type" scroll bar.
If it's not in a box labeled "Messenger", please provide more information about your problem.
What is your Operating System (XP Home, XP Pro, etc., ....)?
Have you updated, and run your antivirus?
What was the exact
In addition to Spybot and Ad-aware, I suggest you also install these security programs:aČ freeewido security suite
These 2, will help prevent spyware/malware from being installed in the first place:SpywareblasterSpywareGuard
Download these programs, update
them, and then run them.
These programs, updated
and used regularly
, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...
When installing ewido security suite
, under Additional Options
uncheck:Install background guardInstall scan via context menu
Helpful Tutorials:Using Spybot S&DUsing Ad-Aware SEUsing SpywareBlasterUsing SpywareGuardUsing Ewido