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[SOLVED] How Do I Remove MSN Messenger Completely?


bill wright May 6, 2009 10:14 AM WLE appears, as described, in "Add or Remove Programs", but clicking the Change/Remove button merely changes the cursor to an hourglass for about 1 I need to get rid of this msn! Clicking "continue" does nothing besides exercising my finger! More about Leo. weblink

Ridge June 17, 2009 1:33 PM Thanks Leo, finally rid of that irritating Live Messenger. I knew I had to remove it. Pretty obvious, but I never figured it out. Play with the Beta software to try it out and see if you like it or not. http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_uninstall_windows_live_messenger.html

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It's still there! I'm running XP. DJ MASACRE March 8, 2009 10:47 AM just so you people know, uninstalling MSN LIVE does NOT remove your "virus" ..

It will have bugs, and there's no guarantee that uninstalling just the application, or updating the application to a later version, will actually work. colin c July 27, 2009 1:38 AM did wot u said but i still cant uninstall windows messenger, a give up !!!!!!!! Thanks again. Uninstall Windows Messenger I am getting zero help from Microsoft with this issue.

The application will be uninstalled. How To Uninstall Windows Live Messenger Windows 7 Was this helpful? That was my first clue. http://www.pchell.com/support/removemessenger.shtml I didnt know it was hidden in "essentials" awesome!

Mitran June 26, 2009 1:42 AM So should I restart my computer after uninstalling the MSN Messenger? What Is Windows Live Essentials Play with the Beta software to try it out and see if you like it or not. When the MSN Explorer software has been successfully removed, restore your archived files by following the steps here. I was surprised as how difficult they were making this.

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Please share this article About Martin Brinkmann Martin Brinkmann is a journalist from Germany who founded Ghacks Technology News Back in 2005. help .. How To Uninstall Windows Live Messenger Windows 10 So don't be surprised at all when trouble finds you. How To Stop Msn From Opening On Startup Windows 10 Loaded February 10, 2009 12:33 PM "The right way to install Beta software is to: Take a full image backup of your machine.

this helped me heaps.... have a peek at these guys well i deleted the folder windows live from my program files. uncheck the box beside, "Automatically run Windows Live Messenger when I log on to Windows. 5. Beta software shares at least one characteristic with viruses: once it's on your machine you don't really know what it's going to do. What Is Windows Live Messenger And Do I Need It

Step Six: Click MSN Internet Software, MSN, or MSN Internet Access, then click Uninstall. IT WORKED FOR ME LES andrew April 8, 2009 1:07 AM ok so i didnt look at this how to uninstall manual you made. I've been trying to figure out how to get rid of this useless Live Messenger since I got the new computer -- Windows sure doesn't make it easy. check over here Please try the request again.

thanks alot! Windows Live Mail Is this something to do with windows 7 (which I am using)?
Yes, I have since upgraded to Windows 7 and have a solution for you. At the top you should see windows live mesenger click on the that and then unistall and that should take windows live messinger off you computer.

I've also tried removing it through the use of CCleaner, but that didn't work either.

The only difference between us, in this context, as I can see, is that you're running Vista. Even though this was quite obvious 😀 Tryer who has still a messenger problem or can't uninstall: need to use a program to uninstall messenger. adasa June 8, 2009 11:43 PM hey thanks a million, i was really getting irritated searching everywhere trying to find the uninstall feature for windows live messenger, thanks again. Ccleaner Rigorichris worked perfect…thanks Ordulu_ramazan_52 das ist so ein scheiß ich find das nirgendswo…:@ ich rasste aus hab schon alles versucht zu machen man kann das garnicht ganz deinstallieren… genau so wie

In add/remove, wlm has been renamed wle. i was going crazy trying to look for "windows live messenger" in Add/Remove programs! control panel them Live mail essentials and my machine just sits there and does nothing. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-live/can-t-install-live-messenger-can-t-run-any-web-messenger.html i have read all websites.

This is normal with mnicrosoft that they think "because we know where we put it, everybody does"!! Joan June 17, 2009 7:13 PM Ok, I've done everything you said, and found the windows live essentials thing before entering this site but my problem is that i see no And for the other "newer versiyon is on your computer" queations I should say this; restart your computers after uninstalling :) Adam March 27, 2009 5:21 AM I had the same Relived 12 year old March 22, 2009 12:21 PM Thank you so much leo!

this is all good information.. Sokhorn June 7, 2009 6:55 PM It's good advice to remove the window live messenger but unfortunately, I could not remove it from my system. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I have also received error code 0x8000ffff Catastropic failure.

Now I already removed Windows Live Essentials, and I actually removed any traces of Live or Messenger I had on the computer, restarted, and it still says the same thing ... When the MSN Explorer software has been successfully removed, restore your archived files by following the steps here. Den Anthony February 10, 2009 9:38 AM Windows Live Essentials is not in my Add/Remove list but Windows Live Messenger was (I've removed it OK saving 32MB) XP Home David February Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976.

gabrielle August 7, 2009 8:05 AM You rule, Sam! The actual selection is registered by the system but the subsequent command seems to lead to a dead end. and the most important thing is i get my old messenger back..=D John Wilbur March 20, 2009 10:59 AM I had problems with windows live messenger 9 as well and I Thank you in advance. ~Rei S.

Remove MSN Explorer using the uninstall program Caution: You will be unable to access e-mail messages saved on your computer after removing the MSN Explorer software. Georgia March 24, 2009 9:00 AM Thanks so much for your advice. Proud Crazy Army Mom HATE it when programs get installed or updated automatically. msiexec /x {0AAA9C97-74D4-47CE-B089-0B147EF3553C} tis doesn't work 2 my pc what should i do?

could you please give me more advices to solve this problem? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.