reloaded pc!what is windows messenger??

  moby58 14:20 01 Aug 2010

I recently had a virus,and had laptop reloaded.I have a hotmail account,and used to receive notifications when I received a new email.I downloaded "Windows Messenger" a few days ago,but its got outlook express as my email [which i dont use].Ive tried to uninstall windows messenger,but its not in my insatlled programs.Have i downloaded the wrong "windows"??Just want it back to normal with my hotmail account!!and to receive notifications!!help!

  Pineman100 14:29 01 Aug 2010

Windows Messenger is part of Windows. So if you want to disable it you have to go to Start>Control Panel>Programs>Turn Windows Features on or off.

  moby58 14:34 01 Aug 2010

the only windows in my programs [in control panel]is WINDOWS INTERNET EXPLORER other windows

  VoG II 14:47 01 Aug 2010

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