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  1. #1

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    I've made the mistake of installing, then running MSN that came on the install CD of Office v.X. I don't want to use it, but every time I start up the machine, the Passport login screen comes up. Running 10.3.3 and Office v.X.

    - Anyone know how to disable this from starting up?

    Thanks

    JB

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    Shouldn't there be an option in the preferences of MSN to disable logging on at start-up?

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    in the version that comes with 2004 - it's the first option in the preferences: a tick box saying "run this program when i start my computer"
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    Possibly there are startup files in /Library/StartupItems that you can remove. Otherwise, in the System Preferences, in Accounts, look in the login options for your account to see if anything is launched that way too.
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    That was it Currawong - thanks. It was listed as a startup program under the Accounts control panel (control panel? Yeah I'm still in OS 6.08 land here)

    JB

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    Use a better program for MSN messenger if you have to use it. I have to use it because for some reason most Australian's think it's the only IM program available. Try http://amsn.sf.net for a decent IM program. I'm using it now.
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    i used dmsn, hands down the best msn client for osx. it supports the msn6 protocol, which means you get custom avatars (arbitrary size&#33, custom emoticons, handwriting/drawing and a bunch of other things i've yet to see in any other msn client for osx.

    http://www.dmsn.nl
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