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Remove Windows Messenger from Internet Explorer.

By using this tweak you can remove the integration of Windows Messenger into Internet Explorer. It will remove both the toolbar icon and Tools menu item.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
By using this tweak you can remove the integration of Windows Messenger into Internet Explorer. It will remove both the toolbar icon and Tools menu item.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click to rename the key “{FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683}” with a hyphen(-) sign preceding it. The key will look as “-{FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683}”. However, if you want to get back to the original state, remove minus symbol.

Restart your system for the change to take effect.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

‘Windows Messenger’ is hidden in the ‘Internet Explorer Tools menu’.

‘Windows Messenger’ is visible by default in the ‘Internet Explorer Tools menu’.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\],right-click on the key "{FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683}" and click on 'Rename' with a hyphen(-) mark before the key name.

Restrict viewing source in Internet Explorer (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives the option to view the source of a webpage. With this setting, you can turn off the function to view the source.

Customize the title of Internet Explorer window. (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

With this setting, you can customize the window title of Internet Explorer.

Turn off the “Synchronize” menu item in Internet Explorer.

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting turns off the functionality of the menu item “Synchronize”, on the “Tools” menu of Internet Explorer.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For Current User).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For All Users).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

 
 
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