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Prevent Windows Messenger to auto-run.

This tweak can disable auto-run function of Windows Messenger, which starts messenger with Windows.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Windows Messenger is automatically run at the Windows startup, if the functionality is configured. By using this tweak you are able to disable auto-run.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. When you find value “MSMSGS”, delete it to disable auto-run of MSN application.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable run MSN messenger at start up.reg

The '.reg' file can disable 'Windows messenger' to run at start up.

Run MSN messenger at start up (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable 'Windows messenger' to run at start up.

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

‘Windows Messenger’ is disabled to run automatically on Startup.

‘Windows Messenger’ is enabled to run automatically on Startup by default.

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

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\], in the open area right-click on "MSMSGS" and click on 'Delete'.

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