how do I get rid of the msn messenger icon in my systray



LTL
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
when I fire up Outlook it shows up and will not go away unless I shut Outlook
down. How do I prevent this? I don't see any options inside of Outlook
causing this and I know it can be done I had disabled it prior to SP2 but
can't figure out how to do it again. Thanks!

Rich Barry
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
Check at Kelly's http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_messenger.htm


"LTL" <LTL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8B3EE85A-0B6E-4ACA-B685-D81F6A491867@microsoft.com...
> when I fire up Outlook it shows up and will not go away unless I shut
> Outlook
> down. How do I prevent this? I don't see any options inside of Outlook
> causing this and I know it can be done I had disabled it prior to SP2 but
> can't figure out how to do it again. Thanks!

Ramesh, MS-MVP
07-10-2005, 01:11 AM
Remove Windows Messenger from Outlook Express:
http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/989/

Prevent Windows Messenger from Running on a Windows XP-Based Computer
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=302089

Disable/Remove Windows Messenger:
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_mess_disable.htm

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org


"LTL" <LTL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8B3EE85A-0B6E-4ACA-B685-D81F6A491867@microsoft.com...
> when I fire up Outlook it shows up and will not go away unless I shut
> Outlook
> down. How do I prevent this? I don't see any options inside of Outlook
> causing this and I know it can be done I had disabled it prior to SP2 but
> can't figure out how to do it again. Thanks!


how do I get rid of the msn messenger icon in my systray