Miscellaneous Tweaks - Easly Disable Windows Messenger

To easily disable the Microsoft Messenger (this is not related to Messenger Service), follow the next steps:

  1. With the Windows Explorer go to C:\Program Files\Messenger (see picture 1).

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  2. Rename the Messenger folder to something like "MessengerOFF" (see picture 2).

    Picture 1
  3. This Tweak does not slow down Outlook or hinder any system performance.

Note: Removing Windows Messenger will prevent the proper operation, and may completely prevent any operation, of remote assistance, whiteboard, and application sharing.



Lex van der Horst

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