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Customized warning message in Windows Messenger.

You can display a customized warning message in Windows Messenger to the user through this setting.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Windows Messenger chat window displays a message to warn you on not giving out your password, credit card number including any secure information during conversation. You can customize this message per your desire.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If the subkey “\Policies” does not exist, create it as explained below. Then, create a string value “IMWarning” in the right panel.

Now, right-click and modify its value with the desired text message, which will reflect in your future conversations. However, if you want to show the original options back, delete the added value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

A Customized warning message is displayed as soon as a converstaion starts in the Windows Messenger.

The default warning message is displayed as soon as a converstaion starts in the Windows Messenger.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MessengerService\] key, right-click and click on "New > Key" to create a new key with the name "Policies".

Third, right-click on the blank area in the right pane and click on "New > String Value" to create a new String value with the name "IMWarning".

Fourth, right-click on the 'IMWarning' String value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the user-defined message in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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