Friday, May 22, 2009

How to Stop yahoo messenger & Gtalk to load automatically at Windows startup

It happens some times when you remove some particular program like yahoo messenger ,gtalk from system startup. But when you restart your system these programs get loaded again. 

When you open msconfig will see a new entry for yahoo messenger in the startup tab.This happens because there is a option being checked in yahoo messenger which says automatically adds yahoo messenger to system startup when ever you run yahoo messenger.(as shown in the image below)

Removal of Yahoo messenger from startup , follow the steps given below

1. Open yahoo messenger and login to your account.
2. Click on messenger-->preferences click on the general category in preferences.
3. Uncheck the checkbox "Automatically Start Yahoo Messenger" and click apply and ok.
4. Restart windows

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