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How-to: Disable Facebook Chat in Messenger

When you linked your Facebook profile to your Windows Live profile, Messenger 2011 might sign in automatically to Facebook Chat as soon as you sign in to Windows Live. At times, this is not as interesting as it might sound.

Closing chat windows with MPOP

The other day I received a question from a Messenger user. They asked: “When I sign out on one endpoint or close a chat window there, it gets closed on all other endpoints as well. Is there a switch (registry or so?) to disable this behavior?”

How-to: Disable Windows Live Messenger

Even if you don’t use it for chatting with friends, Windows Live Messenger keeps starting up every time you start your computer. The solution: disable Messenger’s auto-start.

7 Golden Rules for Instant Messaging

When I read about hyperlinks being blocked in Messenger 2009 the other day, I just thought: Well, this would not have been necessary if more chat users would watch out and use common sense while talking with others over the Web. This week, the antivirus company ESET published 7 golden rules for instant messaging.