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Q: How can I stop users from using (abusing!) "net send" or Winpopup on Windows XP?
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(:title Stopping Net Send / WinPopup Messages on Windows XP:)

Q: How can I stop users from using (abusing!) "net send" or [=WinPopup=] on Windows XP?
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For ideas on controlling messages on other Windows versions, please see [[PopupMessages | +]].

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For ideas on controlling messages on other Windows versions, please see the article [[PopupMessages|+]].

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A: [[http://papercut.biz/products/quota/ |PaperCut Quota]] uses "net send" to issue messages to users.  Enabling this feature however allows end-users to send popup messages to other users.  Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: PaperCut can use "net send" to issue messages to users.  Enabling this feature however allows end-users to send popup messages to other users.  Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.

A: If you are using PaperCut NG  or ChargeBack, then the user client can also be used to deliver messages.  This is more reliable than Net Send and can also be used on non-Windows systems (e.g. Mac and Linux)
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A: [[http://www.papercut.biz/ |PaperCut Quota]] uses "net send" to issue messages to users.  Enabling this feature however allows end-users to send popup messages to other users.  Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: [[http://papercut.biz/products/quota/ |PaperCut Quota]] uses "net send" to issue messages to users.  Enabling this feature however allows end-users to send popup messages to other users.  Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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For ideas on controlling messages on other Windows versions, please see PopupMessages.
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For ideas on controlling messages on other Windows versions, please see [[PopupMessages | +]].
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A: [[http://www.papercut.biz/ PaperCut Quota]] uses "net send" to issue messages to users.  Enabling this feature however allows end-users to send messages.  Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: [[http://www.papercut.biz/ PaperCut Quota]] uses "net send" to issue messages to users.  Enabling this feature however allows end-users to send popup messages to other users.  Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: [[http://www.papercut.biz/ PaperCut Quota]] uses "net send" to issue messages to users.  Enabling this feature however allows end-users to send messages. Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that you can use to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] function.  Using this method of disabling messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that can be used to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] API function.  Using this method to disable messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that you can use to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] function.  Using this method of disabling messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API's directly.
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A: Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that you can use to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] function.  Using this method of disabling messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API directly.
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A: Note:  This is only available on XP systems with SP 2 installed.
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A: ''Note:  This is only available on XP systems with SP-2 installed.''
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A: Windows XP [=SP2=] a new registry key that you can use to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] function.  Using this method of disabling messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API's directly.
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A: Windows XP [=SP2=] introduced a new registry key that you can use to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] function.  Using this method of disabling messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API's directly.
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Q: How can I stop users from using "net send" or Winpopup on Windows XP?
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Q: How can I stop users from using (abusing!) "net send" or Winpopup on Windows XP?
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Q: How can I stop users from using "net send" or Winpopup on Windows XP?

A: Windows XP [=SP2=] a new registry key that you can use to make it so that only administrators can send messages using "net.exe" or any program that uses the [=NetMessageBufferSend=] function.  Using this method of disabling messages is very useful in schools or universities as it not only stop abuse of "net.exe" but any application that uses the API's directly.

A: Note:  This is only available on XP systems with SP 2 installed.

-->'''1.''' Click '''Start''', click '''Run''', type ''regedit'', and then click '''OK'''.

-->'''2.''' Locate and then click the following key in the registry:

--->[@System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters@]

-->'''3.''' On the '''Edit''' menu, point to '''New''', and then click '''DWORD Value'''.

-->'''4.''' Type [@LimitMessageSend@], and then press ENTER.

-->'''5.''' On the '''Edit''' menu, click '''Modify'''.

-->'''6.''' Type 2, and then click OK.

---> A value of 2 will restrict the use of messages to "Administrators Only".

-->More information on this change is available at:
--->http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;823081

For ideas on controlling messages on other Windows versions, please see PopupMessages.

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