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

    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.