Disable/Remove Windows Messenger from windows

How to Disable/Remove/Uninstall Windows Messenger
If you don’t like Windows Messenger, you can disable/remove Windows messenger completely with the following methods.

Easily Disable Windows Messenger:
First Go to: C:/Program Files

Then find Messenger folder

Rename the Messenger folder to "MessengerOFF".

You will then see a screen appear saying "Renaming moving or deleting ‘Messenger’ could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this? > Click OK Button.
That's all.

Completely Remove Windows Messenger:
Method 1:
Click on Start Button > Settings > Control Panel > 

Add or Remove Programs 

And chose Add / Remove Windows components > 

A Windows components Wizard appear Scroll components window then uncheck Windows Messenger checkbox 

Click Next Button >  If the process completed successfully click finish button.
That's all.

Method 2:
Click on Start Button > Run
In the Run dialogue box type or Copy and paste the following command into run box

RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\INF\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove
Rundll32 setupapi,InstallHinfSection BLC.Remove 128%SystemRoot%\INF\msmsgs.inf


Click OK Button....

That's all.

CAUTION! : These tips and tricks are advanced, we can not guarantee that you will be able to solve your problem that result from using tips and tricks incorrectly and is used at your own risk.

Category: Tips & Tricks
Operating System : Windows


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