how to get rid of aim junk pest?

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how to get rid of aim junk pest?

Post by UpskirtHeaven » Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:03 am

how to get rid of aim junk pest?

someone download aim on my computer when i wasnt around. and he didnt uncheck the toolbar and other pest that came with it. now i get annoying pop ups from aim.

how to get rid of it? do i have to uninstall aim?


edit: i uninstall aim and reinstall. now no aim pest bugging.
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Re: how to get rid of aim junk pest?

Post by werty316 » Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:20 am

Have you tried to remove it via the control panel?
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Post by stev » Sat Feb 21, 2009 8:06 pm

What a pain AIM is. I agree, remove the AOL bloatware.
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Re: how to get rid of aim junk pest?

Post by Skippman » Sat Feb 21, 2009 8:11 pm

Check out Trillian. It's a unified messaging client. Supports AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo, etc all in one client.

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Re: how to get rid of aim junk pest?

Post by DaIceMan » Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:46 pm

www.meebo.com web based chat client with NO downloads at all. I've been using it for about a year. File transfer is a bit flaky, but I don't really file transfer much while using chat anyway... that's what FTP is for.

my Meebo consists of 2 (sometimes 3) AIM, 1 yahoo, 1 ICQ, 1 MSN. I've noticed that Facebook is also supported, though there are a few bugs with that, as well as MySpace, Google Talk, Jabber, Piczo and Flixster.
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Re: how to get rid of aim junk pest?

Post by martini161 » Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:16 pm

i use pidgin. small download (for windows) it comes built in with a lot of modern linux distros, every im service ive ever heard of and then some supported

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Post by Skippman » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:17 pm

martini161 wrote:i use pidgin. small download (for windows) it comes built in with a lot of modern linux distros, every im service ive ever heard of and then some supported
How rescourse heavy? I'm assuming since it's in Linux distro's it's not very.

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Re: how to get rid of aim junk pest?

Post by Alathald » Mon Feb 23, 2009 6:46 pm

Pidgin is fairly lightweight, I use it myself and like it plenty. Sits around 20mb ram usage usually...
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