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How to turn off "unread messages" feature on Windows XP login screen?

How to turn off "unread messages" feature on Windows XP login screen?

In Windows XP, if you have logged onto Windows Live Messenger at some point, then it'll start displaying how many unread messages on the Windows login screen. How can I turn it off?

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"For folks who don't like the idea of playing around the Windows registry (for good reason!), you can use the TweakUI Powertoy to get rid of it completely for you safely and painlessly:

In TweakUi do the following:

From the left pane expand Logon and
then Unread Mail.
Deselect the option “Show unread
mail on Welcome screen.”
You can choose whether to apply this
only to your account or for all
users on that computer.

Download TweakUi from the Windows XP Powertoys website."