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Hi, not sure where this would go, but anyways, here is the issue, well my family has small business selling popsicles, so theres only one pc for the entire household and business, the prob is not the pc, the girl who works for us is, she's been dedicating too much time chatting instead of working and now she has work backed up, so what i would like to know is how to uninstall the messenger from her user account only on the pc. any help would b much appreaciated
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Hi, not sure where this would go, but anyways, here is the issue, well my family has small business selling popsicles, so theres only one pc for the entire household and business, the prob is not the pc, the girl who works for us is, she's been dedicating too much time chatting instead of working and now she has work backed up, so what i would like to know is how to uninstall the messenger from her user account only on the pc. any help would b much appreaciated
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Hi, not sure where this would go, but anyways, here is the issue, well my family has small business selling popsicles, so theres only one pc for the entire household and business, the prob is not the pc, the girl who works for us is, she's been dedicating too much time chatting instead of working and now she has work backed up, so what i would like to know is how to uninstall the messenger from her user account only on the pc. any help would b much appreaciated
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What messenger are you talking about? is it Windows messenger or the regular IRC?
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If Messenger means Windows Messenger, Yahoo or googletalk, then u may need to uninstall and reinstall. During installation specify to limit installation to the particular user logged on (not in the exact words but something like that) and then do same for all other user accounts except for the person you want to lock out.

If messenger is messenger service in wondows, then u may need to disable the service or set it to run 'manual' as opposed to 'automatic' (you may do this from the Services console).
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msn messenger 8.0
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Uninstall then reinstall....choose the option that limits the installation to the user account under which the instalaltion is bein done.
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you could also check out SteadyState from microsoft Here...it replaces the "shared computer toolkit for XP"...it allows you to set up rules that handle how a multiuser system works...you can set things up in many different ways...dissallow programs alltogehter for specific users and all kinds of things...you can even make it so that any changes that user makes to the PC (like installing programs, moving or deleting files etc..) get reverted as soon as that user logs off
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Depends whether you mean Windows Messenger or MSN/Windows Live Messenger.

The latter can be removed from Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs, the former is bundled with Windows and cannot be removed (though you can go in and stop it loading on start-up). In both cases this will affect all accounts.
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