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By gbalonek ·
How can I get rid of Windows Messanger? Its sits in my Tray with an "X" through it.

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by dmiles In reply to Windows Messenger

Remove Windows Messenger from Outlook Express (All Windows) Popular
This tweak is used to remove MSN Instant Messenger functionality and integration from Outlook Express.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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Open your registry and find or create the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "Hide Messenger" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.


Note: This tweak should also remove AOL Instant Messenger 5 integration.




(Default) REG_SZ (value not set)
Hide Messenger REG_DWORD 0x00000002 (2)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Outlook Express



Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Outlook Express]
Value Name: Hide Messenger
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (2 = remove messenger

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by RCOM In reply to Windows Messenger

Right click on the icon with the X and go through the settings to disable the messenger from starting when Windows starts.

Then in Outlook Express go to the options and uncheck the auto start for messenger.

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by taykokyong In reply to Windows Messenger

1. Open the Windows Messenger by double clicking on the 'X' icon. then go to tools -> options -> Preferences -> uncheck "Run this program when windows starts". Log off and login.

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