Can I hide the Windows Messenger icon in Windows XP?
Yes, and this is much better than to Uninstall Windows Messenger in Windows XP.
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To turn hide Windows Messenger in Windows XP do the following:
Start Registry Editor (Regedit.exe).
Note: As always, before making changes to your registry you should always make sure you have a valid backup. In cases where you're supposed to delete or modify keys or values from the registry it is possible to first export that key or value(s) to a .REG file before performing the changes.
Locate the following key in the registry:
On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following registry value:
Close the registry editor.
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