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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mfrashuer, Sep 28, 2003.

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  1. mfrashuer

    mfrashuer Thread Starter

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    I have Windows XP. I am trying to get rid of windows messenger. I removed it form the "add & remove icon in the control panel, but it keeps coming back. What do I do?
     
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    I've turned mine off by looking inthe Messenger window >Tools > Options > Perferences > General and turned off 'load at start-up' and 'allow to run in background'. Does that help?
     
  4. michael_jii

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    my windows messenger seems to have dissapeared from my pc and i use msn6 now.
    windows messenger still pops up and say that i have been signed out blablabla.... how can i stop windws messenger but still ure msn messenger 6?
     
  5. Mr_Webmaster

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    There's a RUN command line that gets rid of it. Paste this into the RUN dialog box:
     
  6. michael_jii

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    but is that for msn6 or windows messenger?
     
  7. Mr_Webmaster

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    Windows Messanger, but it may work for MSN messanger, I've never tried it.
     
  8. mobo

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    Follwo the advice of Webmaster then go to start / control panel/administrative tools /services/scroll down to messenger servise and right click it and set it to disable then stop and apply.
     
  9. mobo

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    Also open Outlook express/ tools options and uncheck :automatically log on to messenger"
     
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    yep it worked.. windows messenger is gone, and msn6 runs in peace
    Thanks
     
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