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Thread: Popups on new install of XP

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2002

    Unhappy Popups on new install of XP

    Win XP Pro, SP1.

    Fresh install with new MB, and I'm getting popups. (see attachment)
    I already reinstalled windows a second time because of this issue, but it's still happening. The only software that I've installed (apart from NAV corp edition) is the 3 main device drivers for the new Gigabyte MB (GA-81G1000MK)

    You wouldn't imagine this software would contain popups like this?
    The first install I used the drivers that came with the m/b CD.
    The second install I downloaded fresh ones from gigybyte.

    The popups suggest that I have a virus and to go to one of various dodgy websites like

    I have run Spybot S&D and adaware without luck.
    NAV full system scan returns nothing.

    What can I do?

    Attached Images Attached Images Popups on new install of XP-popup-jpg 
    Last edited by Spectrix; 07-20-2004 at 01:57 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Minnesota, United States

    Default Re: Popups on new install of XP

    Go to Services.msc (Start > Run > Services.msc) and disable the Messenger service. Then either go buy a router or some other sort of hardware firewall or get Zone Alarm from my signature.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2002

    Default Re: Popups on new install of XP

    Taa, just realised what the problem was. (I had read of this before)

    No more reinstalls for me!
    How embarrassing.

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