How to turn off Windows Messanger Service

Thankee Ice-san...this is the only thingthat I have found that is harder to find then in WinXP you can just right-click on my computer and get to it there, easy aye? But ya, thanks man, appreciate it.

King M

New Member
It has nothing to do with Windows Messenger. It's a built in function of Windows itself. I can't remember the specific purpose for it being there, but it's nothing worth worrying about.


New Member
Its purpose is to allow broadcasting messages in an intranet, like.. when an admin has to restart a server, he could broadcast a message so that everybody can backup their work


Mid Boss
That is the confusing part. There is Windows Messanger and windows messanging. To different utilites with differnt purposes. Yet very similar names. Windows messanging is a real pain. I turned it off on all my 2k or highr machines.