Closing system tray program

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    Closing system tray program

    Hey,

    I have microsoft messenger running in the system tray(with the main window hidden), i need to close the program and delete the icon from the tray.

    Does anyone know how i can go about this?

    Thanks
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    right click the icon and click exit...

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    You could try some methods to find the App and call TerminateProcess()....bit nasty...

    Better...remover the startup from the registry under

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    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Personally, I like the app telling me when I have some hotmail, so I kind of like it around....If you like this too, you can appear invisible by default by using a script I wrote....

    It works in Windows Scripting Host, and grabs an interface to Messenger......then it makes you appear offline...

    I put it in my startup folder on My pc at work..... so on logon, it waits for MSM to connect and logon, then changes the status....

    Not very good if you are on dialup, but if you connect to the web on logon, its quite effective...

    The script is dowloaded from and discribed here

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    oh...

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    Thanks alot fordy ill try that out
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