MSN Messenger & System tray

  Mysticnas 17:30 17 May 2003

i installed a new motherboard, and had to do fresh install of XPpro. and for some reason, MSN messenger closes itself when i press the close button, it used to send itself to the system tray. but not anymore for some strange reason.

i've gone to options and it's got "start with windows" which is selected,but there is no option for running in background, which i'm sure was there before.

it's msn messenger that i'm using, not Windows messenger.

please help me!

  Mysticnas 17:47 17 May 2003


  fitshase 17:50 17 May 2003

Have you tried re-installing MSN Messenger?



  Mysticnas 17:52 17 May 2003

reinstalling, uninstalling and installing again, repairing, and nothing...
not a single peek-a-boo from the system tray!

  Mysticnas 17:55 17 May 2003


  « Ravin » 18:10 17 May 2003

right click the taskbar and choose properties.. see if "hide inactive icons" is checked

  fitshase 18:12 17 May 2003

Is it not just hidden (with the XP's hide inactive icons)?



  hugh-265156 18:20 17 May 2003

open messenger and go to tools/options/preferences and tick allow to run in the it will not close just minimise

  Mysticnas 18:24 17 May 2003

it's not just hidden, it's propperly logged out and closed, i have to go to start menu and open and login again.

Huggy, that option is no longer there! :o(

  hugh-265156 18:33 17 May 2003

right click the taskbar then tick hide inactive icons then customise now click messenger and choose always show

  hugh-265156 18:34 17 May 2003

that option is no longer there!?

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