Annoying Messenger Pop-Ups

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GeeZuZz

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I got a annoying problem. I have a dialup internet connection and i use the MSN messenger/email thing.
But whenever i disconnect from internet I get pop-up messages from windows messenger every minute approx.,
telling me this:

"Signing in to .NET Messenger Service Failed because the service could not be found. Please make sure that you are connected to the internet. [Retry] [Cancel] "

That sucks ass.


i've installed XP on my computer approx. 15 times before (i reinstall often...), and this annoying thing have only appeared
the last 2 or 3 times i installed XP. had no problem before...


Have anyone got an idea?

:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:
 
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Lactic.Acid

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That's not really a bug you're experiencing. Is auto-connect/auto-reconnect enabled on messenger? Try signing out before you disconnect your internet connection. Also make sure Messenger doesn't think you have a LAN connection instead of modem.
/L.A
 
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GeeZuZz

Guest
I have version 4.5 (the one included in XP)


i can't find any auto-connect/auto-reconnect options...


the weird thing is that i could just disconnect the internet connection before... didn't have to sign out or anything...
 

Howling Wolf

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I don't think it should change anything, but try to update to 4.6+addin, be sure to install Messenger Plus before and disable the ads, then update to 4.6...
 
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pc_tek

Guest
check here:

on the desktop, right click on "my network places", then properties, advanced menu, dial-up preferences....

then uncheck your isp. This is the auto dial settings that override all other IE settings. this is a very annoying feature XP has. Had me stumped for 2 days with my isp autodialing.
 
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GeeZuZz

Guest
pc_tek: can you explain that once more?


what do you mean by right click my desktop options?
 
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pc_tek

Guest
oppps...i messed up sorry. ill edit it, look at it again.
 
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GeeZuZz

Guest
Thanks man, I've never noticed that advanced list in Network Connections before...

Hope this works...
 

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