Oh, one other thing. Once everything is setup, open up any Messenger window, press the Alt
key on the keyboard to bring up the menu bar, choose the Tools menu, then Options, then Sign
In (or General, in a previous version) category, then uncheck the 'Automatically run Windows
Live Messenger with Windows', and click OK.
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MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
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"Jonathan Kay [MVP]" <msnewsreplies@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Greetings Don,
> You can't directly with Messenger, but you can with some third party help. For example:
> should do the trick.
> Just install, run, choose Msnmsgr in the list of startup applications and then choose the
> Edit button in the toolbar. Set the delay to whatever you want and then hit Save. Finally
> choose the Actions menu, then Activate Startup Delayer, and then choose Use the Hidden
> Then you can just close Startup Delayer and that should do it.
> Jonathan Kay
> Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
> MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
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> "JustUs" <JustUs@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> Sometimes in the sequence of startup, Messenger tries to start before there
>> is an established internet connection. This does not occur all the time, but
>> enough that I forget to look and sign-on. Is there a way to delay Messenger
>> startup so that autologon will work?