Disable Windows® Live Messenger
What is meant by Windows Live Messenger and what are the reasons to discontinue using Windows Live Messenger?
Windows Live Messenger is an application developed by Microsoft Corp. and it is the new name for MSN Messenger. This powerful tool is capable of making enhanced communication with your friends and relatives all over the world. With the help of this application, messages are transmitted instantly. It also includes real time technique for communication purpose. Windows Live Messenger is an instant messenger program which allows users to chat with other users all over the world. With this tool, users could send instant texts, chat, share photographs, interact on the webcam, access your e-mail and also include a variety of features like file sharing and video conferencing. All these features enhance advanced communication capability. There might arise some glitches when you try to install and load Windows Live Messenger. This application can also create connection and quality issues, therefore you might require to disable it.
Following paragraphs provide information about the ways to disable Windows Live Messenger and some tips to fix issues due to which the application is disabled:
- Reasons to discontinue Windows Live Messenger
- Ways to disable
- Tips to fix issues
Reasons to discontinue Windows Live Messenger
Due to some reason, you might need to disable Windows Live Messenger. Some of the common reasons to discontinue this application are connection problems, audio issues, problems with contacts, reception of errors while importing contacts into the list from external sources, due to corrupted or damaged contacts list, etc. You might also disable this application because of the presence of virus, user convenience, etc.
Ways to disable
In order to disable Windows Live Messenger, you have to open 'Start menu' and then have to select the 'Run' option from the pop-up that appears. When the command box is displayed, users have to type 'services.msc'. After that, select the 'OK' button. After this, a list of programs will be displayed from which you need to find Windows Live Messenger. Then double-click on it. Now, when it asks for the Startup type, you need to change it to disabled and then click on the stop button. Now, your Windows Live Messenger would be disabled. Another way to disable this application is uninstalling Windows Live Messenger.
After disabling this application, there might arise some issues in your system. Some common problems after disabling this application are software conflicts while trying to install other software, inability of the users to access this application, inability of the application to share data and files, etc. In order to overcome this issue, users have to either enable this application or have to completely uninstall it. Users could also approach troubleshooting techniques to solve the issues.
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