This is actually an option, so it's possible it got triggered on. You can turn it off again
(assuming this is the problem), by opening any Messenger window, pressing the Alt key on the
keyboard to bring up the menu bar, choosing the Tools menu, then Options, click the Sign In
category, and then uncheck 'Open Windows Live Messenger main window when Windows Live
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"Papachungo13" <Papachungo13@newsgroup> wrote in message
> WLM is set to run on startup, and I would like it to continue doing so,
> however it has suddenly started popping up on startup instead of running
> silently until I want to open it to sign on.
> Any help is appreciated.