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Disable MSN Messenger 6.2 at startup: how?

Hi.

Could anybody tell me how to disable "MSN Messenger 6.2" at startup please.

I have had a go at preventing it from starting up by unchecking its entry in "startup" (through "System Configuration Utility"). However, when booting up the system again the entry is re-checked and it starts up again as usual.

How do I overcome this and effectively prevent the program from automatically opening at system start up?

Thanks.
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timclyma
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timclyma
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sunray_2003Commented:
Are you sure you are disabling the exe file msnmsgr.exe going to startup tab in msconfig ?

Also have you tried doing this going to MSN messenger
open MSN messenger
go to tools --> options --> general
and uncheck

Automatically run messenger when I logon windows
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caza13Commented:
Open MSN Messenger and open the Tools menu then select Options.  In the Options window under the General tab clear the check-box beside "Automatically run Messenger when I log on to Windows".  Then select OK.
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