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Stop Windows Messenger from loading

Open Windows Messenger or MSN Messenger, Go to Tools->Options. Click on the Preferences Tab. Then un-check "Run This program when Windows Starts."

 Then If you use Outlook Express also go to tools->options in OE then  uncheck "Automatically log on to MSN Messenger Service. (You may have to do this in Outlook also.)

Or In Windows XP, Navigate to (regedt32): HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and delete MSMSGS.


Author: Eric C. Vogel
Source: Unknown
Posted: 10/6/2001
Updated: 4/24/2002


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