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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 10:07 AM
Ok you computer techies out there.
I know my way around computers but this one has me stumped.
I had MSN Messenger 4.7 on my XP machine and I updated to 6.2.

Problem I have is when I launch from the IE toolbar 4.7 loads!

I can manually launch 6.2 but it is easier from IE.

Anyone run into this?

It might sound stupid to post here but I think most of us use this program so why not?

Thanks..

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 10:07 AM
Ok you computer techies out there.
I know my way around computers but this one has me stumped.
I had MSN Messenger 4.7 on my XP machine and I updated to 6.2.

Problem I have is when I launch from the IE toolbar 4.7 loads!

I can manually launch 6.2 but it is easier from IE.

Anyone run into this?

It might sound stupid to post here but I think most of us use this program so why not?

Thanks..

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 10:39 AM
Nvr mnd...
I found the problem.

Thanks guys

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kimi_
07-22-2004, 10:42 AM
Let us know the answer! You have me wondering, even if I don't experience the problem.

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 10:55 AM
Windows Messenger has a new look than it used to and looks very simular to MSN Messenger. It is what is launched from IE not MSN Messenger by default.

You need to go into Add/Remove programs and select Windows components and un-check Windows Messenger and reboot.

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 11:34 AM
Strike that.....So far that didn't work either but I'll get it and let you know.

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kimi_
07-22-2004, 11:35 AM
Do you want Windows Messenger to NOT load/run, since you want MSN Messenger 6.2? If so, let me know and i'll tell you how to disable it.

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Gunny Highway
07-22-2004, 12:17 PM
If you uninstall Windows Messenger 4.7 then there are some feature in MSN Messenger you wont be able to use, I think Remote Assistance is one, some of the other functions too probably.

The best option is to configure it so 4.7 doesn't load at startup or in the background at all, but only MSN Messenger if need be, this way MSN Messenger will still have access to the fucntions provided by Windows Messenger.

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 02:24 PM
I'll check that out Gunny seeing that I already un-installed it.

For those that want to here is a link (http://www.tweakxp.com/display.aspx?id=487)to how.

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 02:30 PM
Yup, remote got turned off. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-mad.gif

Guess I'll have to re-install it. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/crazy.gif

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-22-2004, 02:48 PM
OK, the best way to deal with this problem is to open IE (if you use it) and click on view&gt;toolbars&gt;customise toolbar
and remove the shortcut to Windows Messenger.

The next thing I did was turn on links in the toolbar and drag the MSN 6.2 short cut to my links so that I now have a correct shortcut from IE at the top.

Now everything works correctly and I don't open Windows Messenger 4.7 by mistake.
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AFK_NOOB
07-22-2004, 07:45 PM
Er... 6.2... go download the Plus! program from Mess.be or somewhere else that has it, its worth it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

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Gunny Highway
07-22-2004, 08:05 PM
http://www.msgplus.net/

Enhances functions etc...

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halmex
07-23-2004, 04:15 AM
Go into to start/run type in msconfig / go to autostart remove messenger. Then reinstall 6.2

and wolaa it will work

Gunny Highway
07-23-2004, 08:35 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by halmex:
Go into to start/run type in msconfig / go to autostart remove messenger. Then reinstall 6.2

and wolaa it will work<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

auto start?

Which tab in msconfig are you talking about?

If you are talking about the 'Services' tab and mean the service called Messenger, it has absolutly nothing to do with Windows or MSN Messenger, it can be used to send administrative messages and send annoying pop-up dialog boxes, try looking at the 'net send' in cmd.exe.

A good reason to disble it should be security reason, but if you have firewall this in no problem even without it will only display messages nothing more I think.

Also never disable services from msconfig, use sevices.msc command. The services.msc is also included in some of the other console and policy editors in Windows.

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-23-2004, 10:13 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by AFK_NOOB:
Er... 6.2... go download the Plus! program from Mess.be or somewhere else that has it, its worth it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thanks! I'll give it a try.

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-23-2004, 10:42 AM
Ooooooooooo I like, I like.

Allows you to re-name contacts and a nice scheduler, although I already have Outlook.

Nice features! You just have to instal carefully and Opt out of installing the "support" program.

thanks again!

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Ofcr_Lawless
07-23-2004, 11:19 AM
The pre-recored voice emoicons are hilarious!

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kimi_
07-23-2004, 01:18 PM
I heard Plus! installs spyware in the background?

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Gunny Highway
07-23-2004, 01:20 PM
Yes but only if you choose to, or don't read what install ask you, you can opt out of it during installation easily.

Didn't read it myself one time I installed it, so easy to overlook.

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