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I dont use 'Windows Messenger' but it keeps loading into my system tray and thus hogging resources/memory when I use other applications. I did inhibit it from 'auto starting' and also from 'running in the background' via the Tool>Options>Preferences and unclicking the appropriate boxes, but if I load Outlook Express or Internet Explorer it seems to load anyway and when I try to exit it when I am using those programs,I get the following warning popping up;
"Windows Messenger. There are other applications using features provided by Windows Messenger. You must close these other applications before you can exit Windows Messenger. These applications include Outlook, Outlook Express, MSN Explorer, and Internet Explorer"
So it would appear that I have no option but to leave it active, and hogging resources, even if I dont want the 'messenger' fuction, just to keep the mail and browser functions operational.
Is that right, or are there other options ?
Thanks, In anticipation.