Removing msn

  Bingalau 17:35 18 Sep 05
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My Daughter has phoned me telling me she can't remove msn from her computer. I suggested she go to Control Panel and then "Add/Remove Programs. She tells me she has tried that several times without success. I then said I didn't know how to do it but that I know a man who does? Anybody know how to do it please. Bingalau

  johnnyrocker 17:37 18 Sep 05

are you talking about windows messenger or the msn messenger service and what operating system are we talking about.


johnny.

  VoG II 17:38 18 Sep 05

Assuming that you mean MSN Messenger:

Start, Run, enter

RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\inf\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove

and click OK.

  2drewej 17:49 18 Sep 05

try downloading "advanced unistall pro 2005"

i think your find it much easyier to remove using that , there is even a forced removal option , which will get rid of the program without uninstalling it.

jacob

  2drewej 17:50 18 Sep 05

sorry thats " advanced Uninstaller 2005"

not advanced uninstall

  Bingalau 17:57 18 Sep 05

johnny rocker and VoG. Many thanks for the quick response and I have forwarded your tips on to my daughter, but have not heard anything back from her yet. I think she is on Windows 98 2nd edition by the way but can't be sure, nor can I be sure which msn it is she is talking about but think it may well be messenger! Bingalau

  Bingalau 18:37 18 Sep 05

2drewej...Where do we download "Advanced Uninstaller 2005" from please? I am still waiting for more news from my daughter but no contact at the moment. Thanks again for advice though, I will get back to let you all know how things turn out, when I find out myself.

  VoG II 18:40 18 Sep 05

It appears not to be free click here

  Bingalau 19:29 18 Sep 05

Vog...Thanks for that. at least now I know what it is and where to find it if required. Still not heard from my errant daughter, she must have gone out for the night....

  2drewej 19:43 18 Sep 05

you do get a free trial though. which is all you need if you only want to take msn off.

  stalion 19:46 18 Sep 05

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