ms messenger

  Taw 18:32 29 Jun 2003
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I seem to have 2 versions of the above on my pc vers. 4.6 and version 5 I cant get rid of the former. There is nothing in add remove prog and if I search for 4.6 the results come back with nothing. Any help much appreciated

  VoG II 18:59 29 Jun 2003

I suspect that you've got Windows Messenger 4.6 and MSN Mesenger 5.0 (they are different programs). To renove Windows Messenger

Start, Run and in the box type or copy/paste the following command

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

Click OK.

  anniesboy68 19:19 29 Jun 2003

VoG...I have v 4.7 of messenger. Will the aforementioned run command take that one off, please?

  VoG II 19:21 29 Jun 2003

I think so - you can but try.

  Taw 20:06 29 Jun 2003

Thanking you for that VoG and forgive me for my ignorance!

  Granger 20:19 29 Jun 2003

You can prevent the program from running by using gpedit.msc. There's an article on the MS KB.

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