Removing MSN instant messenger from startup

  Andanotherthing 08:52 07 Nov 2007


I keep removing MSN Messenger from startup using the tools/startup option in CCleaner - but it keeps re-instating itself like some virus! Is there any way to have it just as a desktop icon that I can open when I want to rather than have it popping up when I switch the comp on?


  johnnyrocker 09:00 07 Nov 2007

go into options/preferences and remove the tick from start when windows does, or similar


  birdface 09:21 07 Nov 2007

You will probably have to go into Run,then type msconfig and untick it on start up.apply Ok.When you reboot computer a box will appear just tick the little square .Ok

  birdface 09:25 07 Nov 2007

Or have you tried Msn Tools ,Options,General.And un-tick Automatically run messenger when I log on to window, Apply Ok..

  birdface 12:20 09 Nov 2007


  Andanotherthing 15:29 09 Nov 2007

Going into messenger, and startup via msconfig seems to have sorted it - many thanks all!

  birdface 16:28 09 Nov 2007

Glad that you have fixed your problem.if you would tick the little box and press resolved it will save others from looking.Good luck.

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