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Microsoft Messenger at Startup

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  1. lionelbeck

    lionelbeck Thread Starter

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    I am trying to prevent Messenger from running at start-up. I run msconfig and uncheck the two Messenger items in the list of startup programs. But next time I reboot the computer there it is again, large as life in my taskbar. Moreover, it is constantly reminding me that I need to verify my e-mail address by going to my e-mail inbox and responding to a message from Net passport. There never has been any message from Net passport in my e-mail inbox. I don't want to completely uninstall the program. I might want to use it at some stage.
     
  2. bonk

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    Double click on the Icon in the System tray on the right

    Click on Tools at the top and choose Options then Preferences

    Uncheck Run Messenger when Windows Starts
     
  3. lionelbeck

    lionelbeck Thread Starter

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    Very many thanks, Bonk! Why didn't I think of that? I'm losing it.
     
  4. golferbob

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    i went to msconfig and unchecked it from my startup also.
     
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