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Canít send (and receive) message using net send command
Symptom: 1. when trying to
use net send command to send an message you may receive an error. For
net send blin Hello
An error occurred while sending a message to BLIN.
The message alias could not be found on the network.
More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2273.
2. You may not receive an message send by some one
using net send command.
Cause: The NET SEND
command uses the Messenger service to send messages on the network. This
problem occurs because the Messenger service is disabled. By default, the
Messenger service is disabled on computers that are running Microsoft
Windows XP SP2.
Resolution: To solve this
problem, change the Startup type of the Messenger service to
Automatic, and then start the Messenger service. To do this, right-click
My Computer, and then click Manage. In the Computer
Management window, expand Services and Applications in the left
pane, and then click Services. In the right pane, double-click
Messenger. On the General tab, select Automatic from the
Startup type list, and then click Apply. Under Service
status, click Start, and then click OK.
Note: You may receive some pop-up ads after starting
the Messenger service.