MSN Messenger problems

  Burma 09:45 15 Sep 2003


I was wandering if someone maybe able to help. I keep getting a message saying I am running an old version of messenger(4.7)and need an immediate security update.

I dont want messenger - I thought I had removed it, nothing shows on my add/remove programs - how do I remove ??? its driving me crackers.

  MjM Hellfire 10:51 15 Sep 2003

Why not just goto the microsoft update website and download the security patches it's requesting and the message will go away?

Maybe uncheck the box that notifies you of automatic windows updates and just do it manually.

Security patches are an absolute must and the requests should not be ignored, no matter what the problem. These patches are there for a reason.

How did you un-install MSN the last time?

Did you go into Add/Remove 'Windows Components' and uncheck the Messenger box from the list, click next and let it do it's thing?

  Burma 10:55 15 Sep 2003

I did remove via window components.

The thing is I dont want messenger on my PC at all.


  spikeychris 12:50 15 Sep 2003

Start and run and type

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

  Burma 14:08 15 Sep 2003

Thanks spikeychris that has done the trick.

Your help is much appreciated.

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