MSN Messenger

  larios 14:18 05 Jan 03
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  larios 14:18 05 Jan 03

Is there any way to completely remove messenger from my system? I am running XP Home and I have OE6
Thanks

  Chris777 14:21 05 Jan 03

Just go to c:\program files and rename the messenger folder.... I've renamed mine messenger1 for example. Once you've done this, messenger will never pop-up and annoy you again.

  larios 14:26 05 Jan 03

Hi Chris have tried to rename but not able to despite having removed the "Read Only" tick

  larios 14:27 05 Jan 03

I have also made sure the programme is not open

  VoG™ 14:28 05 Jan 03

Do you actually mean MSN messenger or Windows Messenger?

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 14:31 05 Jan 03

is it windows messenger or msn messenger ? they nearly same but xp has windows messenger built in
i think dont know a lot about xp can you not remove through add/remove.

  larios 14:31 05 Jan 03

I managed to rename the folder eventually, rebooted and it seems to not be starting up now -Thanks for that!

VoG: It was Windows Messenger - I had assumed it was the same thing?

  VoG™ 14:33 05 Jan 03

Go to click here and type messenger in the box and click the search button. Lots to choose from, this is an example

click here

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 14:34 05 Jan 03

ooops slow again lol glad it sorted tho

Regards

  larios 14:34 05 Jan 03

A NICKNAME: No, you can't remove it from within Add/Remove Programmes in XP. However, renaming the folder seems to have done the trick.

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