Getting rid of MSN sign-up

  spuds 22:24 13 Jun 2003
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Recently installed XP Home, and the MSN sign up page keeps appearing. I have gone through all the disable,remove procedures without success. I must be doing something wrong.How can I get rid of this annoyance.

  NICK ADSL UK 22:37 13 Jun 2003

hi spuds"i think you mean messenger,as i have never encountered msn appearing?

  wheelie 22:44 13 Jun 2003

Go into Outlook Express. Under the "General" heading, untick "Automatically log on to Windows Messenger".

  spuds 12:14 14 Jun 2003

wheelie- Tried that, still no success!!.MSN seems to return on re-boot.

nick-Yes,it is the Microsoft Messenger service. The annoyance is the full subscribe screen,that appears on booting-up, which seems to want you to subscribe to this service.

  The Spires 12:23 14 Jun 2003

Have you removed MSN in Add remove Windows Components?

  Irishman 12:30 14 Jun 2003

click here Try this.

  spuds 22:07 14 Jun 2003

The Spires- Yes, tried that, no success.

Irishman- Its not a spyware, appears to be in XP Home programme.We have installed Ad-Aware and SpyBot,the MSN doesn't show up. Your link,no spreken ze deutch (;o)

  VoG® 22:11 14 Jun 2003

Start, Run

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

OK

will remove Windows Messenger

  Andybear 07:01 15 Jun 2003

Spuds, if you press the little Union Jack above the title 'Was ist eigentlich XPAntiSpy' it will change it to English.

  powerless 07:48 15 Jun 2003

If you want to remove messenger totally from your system...

VoG®'s post although it seems a strnage one is the only way to remove messenger from your computer.

  spuds 15:33 15 Jun 2003

For the further advice/suggestions.Will try the above out.

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