Block MSM

  sak41 11:54 18 Mar 2005
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How can i block internet chat on my PC any advice would be helpful

  Yoda Knight 12:19 18 Mar 2005

are you wanting to uninstall MSN mesenger ?

  sak41 12:26 18 Mar 2005

i want to stop it from being used even after it is installed.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 12:34 18 Mar 2005

Apart from password protecting the computer this cannot be done. If you have XP you can set administrator rights.

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  smudge101 13:36 18 Mar 2005

MSN is difficult to uninstall esp. if you are using XP.

If you go to Start/Run and type RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\inf\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove

MSN is uninstalled from your system.

Does not stop it getting reinstaled by anyone with access to your computer though.

Perhaps there is a firewall package that you could deny MSN access to the internet? You could do it with zone alarm but I guess you would want to be able to set up access rights to the firewall so no-one can change the settings.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 13:45 18 Mar 2005

Just to clarify...it can be deleted but putting it back on can be easy unless you are using XP and set admin rights.

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  dogbreath1 13:56 18 Mar 2005

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  jbp1982 14:59 18 Mar 2005

You can block chat programs accessing the internet from the parental control section. Or bock programs name by name in the firewall section.

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