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Windows 7: Can't remove Yahoo! Messenger from startup!

25 Oct 2012   #11
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Did you click Save or Apply after unchecking these options? Just a thought.
You can also try CCleaner, it has options for turning off start up items. I really doubt you need all those items to start with w7 because they can always be started from the Start Menu or other shortcut.

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25 Oct 2012   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1

Of course I did ).
I also tried using other apps to delay it but the thing is it does not appear in those apps.
I tried with Tune Up Utilities, CCleaner, Revo Uninstaller but there is no trace of Yahoo.
Before uninstalling YM I was able to see a startup entry in at least one of these apps but now it's only visible in MSCONFIG and I remove it every time :|
Also, what do you mean by deleting my account? If you are referring to removing my account from YM and adding it again, I already did it. I also deleted all other accounts (actually there was only one other account) and the entire YM installation folder.
And I checked to see if there is any YM related services that may cause this.
As for those items in startup most of them are drivers and server related items (Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL and other stuff) and the delay is usually caused by Oracle services and HP drivers.
Other than those I only have 2-3 nobrainer apps on startup.
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25 Oct 2012   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

daydr3am3r take a look at these two pictures. This will let us know if we are on the same page. Please take notice what I have checked in Start Up and Non Microsoft Services. Your little problem could be hiding in Services. A little note. If a company like Yahoo gave me the hell you are having their/there would be nothing from that company on my computer.
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In Non Microsoft Services I have security checked only. I do all my other up dates manually.

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