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How to stop Windows Live Messenger from popping up on Startup windows 7.? Answered

i like windows live messenger, i just resent the slow start up of my laptop. now i am asked if i want to sign in every time i power on... can i stop this

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Re-design (author)2010-03-04

If Jayefuu's suggestion doesn't work try this onewww.instructables.com/id/How-to-stop-Windows-Live-Messenger-from-popping-up/.  It attacks from inside the program itself.

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Jayefuu (author)2010-03-04

Hold the windows button and press R to bring up the windows run dialog box.

Type "msconfig" and hit enter.

On the window that appears click the "startup" tab. Find the messenger row and untick it. It's often called msmsgs. Click apply then restart your computer.

Hope this helps.

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