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MS Outlook inbox now opens up from ms messenger

Posted on 2004-10-20
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Everytime I try and check my ms messenger inbox, (version 4.7), it opens up my outlook inbox! (ms outlook 2002 sp3)   How do I stop this?
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by:sunray_2003
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Hmm.. That is surprising. Technically, it should open a browser and login to your hotmail account..
Have you set up hotmail in your microsoft outlook by any chance ?

If you donot want windows messenger , then you can remove it completely from the machine
Also open outlook , go to tools > options > other
and uncheck " enable instant messaging in microsoft outlook "
close outlook

Now check
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by:holcrofts
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Yup checked that and it is not enabled!    Very strange.   I think one of the updates that I downloaded a couple of days ago did this, (NOT SP2!)
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by:sunray_2003
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Do you want to get rid of windows messenger

if yes , do this
 Start --> run ---> RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\INF\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove

SR
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WillHudson earned 50 total points
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I would have thought that removing MSN and then installing the latest version (6.2), should fix the proble,
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