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Old 11-05-2004, 06:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I used to use Windows messenger, because it was already on XP, but I preferred the features of MSN messenger - plus all my friends used MSN. However, two computers that I have installed MSN Messenger 6.2 on are having clashes with Windows Messenger or something like that. The Windows one will sometimes start up and log on instead of the MSN one, or a popup will say that I have been signed onto another computer ad to click on the popup to sign in again. How can I make it that Windows Messenger shuts up and stays quiet? I only want MSN messenger to work and I don't want it clashing with Windows messenger.

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Old 11-05-2004, 06:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can change the options and disable startup. There's also a tool calle messenger remover i think.

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Old 11-05-2004, 10:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Start, Run, msconfig, startup, uncheck windows messenger, apply, restart.
OR to remove permenantly

start, control panel, add/remove programs, add/remove windows components, uncheck windows messenger, next, restart
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Old 11-05-2004, 10:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally posted by IAM_7154
start, control panel, add/remove programs, add/remove windows components, uncheck windows messenger, next, restart
That's what I did, and I haven't had any probs.

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Old 11-05-2004, 11:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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To Remove Permanently

Start>Control Panel>Add/Remove Programs.

On the left pane, hit Add/Remove Windows Components. Poorly designed removal tools, but find Windows Messenger (bottom item) should work.
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