Remove Windows Messenger in Windows XP

Windows XP comes with Windows Messenger which can be used to send and receive messages on a network. But it can become a nuisance if you receive a lot of messages. If you want to remove the Windows Messenger, you can follow these steps :

  1. Open Start Menu → Control Panel → Add or Remove Programs
  2. In the Add or Remove Programs window, click on Add/Remove Windows Components on the left side. This would start Windows Components Wizard
  3. After the wizard is done, click on Finish to close it.