Stopping MSN messenger in background

  termc 08:13 10 Sep 2003
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How do you stop windows messenger working in the background?
I want to be able to use it when I open it - not so its working all the time.
Thanks for any advice

  mark500 08:32 10 Sep 2003

You should be able to right click it and close it from the icon area by the clock.

  Bramblerose 09:10 10 Sep 2003

If you open MSN Messenger, go to Tools > Options > General uncheck all the tick on connection. This will stop it starting up when Windows starts. You can then open it manually when you want to use it and if you sign out each time you have finished it will stay in the taskbar near the clock, to close it completely right click and close

  Chegs ® 09:16 10 Sep 2003

Which do you mean as MSN is different to Windows messenger? To disable Win Messenger try "Shoot the Messenger"click here This lets you turn it on/off as required.MSN Messenger can simply be setup to run with Windows or manually started/switched off.

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