Stop The Spam From Windows Messenger

You will find many programs on the internet that claim to disable Windows Messenger. Simple put, why risk downloading a virus at the same time when the manual process is so easy. Here’s how:

:: Option 1 :: 

You can download a program from GRC.com (reputable) called Shoot The Messenger. Simply run the program to disable Windows Messenger.

:: Option 2 ::

1. Click the Start Menu and click Run.                                                                                                                        

2. type the following command:

RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\inf\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove

You may be required to restart Windows.

NOTE: Windows Messenger should automatically be disabled by Windows XP Service Pack 2. If it is not, follow a choice above.

NOTE: Windows Messenger is not the same as Windows Live Messenger or MSN Messenger. Windows Messenger is the only one included with Windows. However, they are all Instant Messaging clients.

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