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  • I use Windows Live Messenger. For some time Windows .Net Messenger signs in automatically and I have to sign in again to Windows Live Messenger. Even thogh I have then uninstalled .net messenger it keeps coming back after every Windows update with same result. This is driving me crazy!! Any ideas how to resolve the issue?
    Saturday, October 8, 2011 8:47 PM

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  • Sir, try to Prevent Windows Messenger from Running with windows starts.

     

    How to prevent the Windows Messenger from running with Windows

     

    1. Open the Windows Messenger and select the Tools menu.

    windows messenger window

    2. Open the Options in the Tools menu, the Windows messenger options will appears.

    windows messenger options

    3. Please uncheck the following items:

    • Run Windows messenger when windows starts
    • Allow windows messenger to run in background

     

    Or Remove it :

     

    How to remove the Windows Messenger from Windows

     


    The windows messenger will not appears in the "Add/Remove programs" menu, it's hidden. To unhide the windows messenger please do the next steps:

    1. Open the file C:\WINDOWS\INF\SYSOC.INF in the any text editor, such as Notepad.

    2. Find the line: msmsgs=msgrocm.dll,OcEntry,msmsgs.inf,hide,7

    3. Delete hide,, result should be: msmsgs=msgrocm.dll,OcEntry,msmsgs.inf,7

    4. Save this file ( with the same name ).

    Now you can uninstall Windows messenger from an Add/Remove programs

     

    Regards,

     


    MCP | MCTS | MCITP
    Saturday, October 8, 2011 8:59 PM