Remove the Shared Folders shortcut with WLM installed in My Computer

Discussion in 'Performance & Tweaks' started by Jason, Apr 23, 2006.

  1. Jason


    Sep 26, 2005
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    Those that have installed the latest version of MSN Messenger, or Windows Live Messenger as it is now called, have probably noticed that it installs a link in My Computer called 'My Sharing Folders'.

    If, like me, you're not interested in this feature of WLM, or you just don't like the way it dumps a shortcut under My Computer, you can remove it by unregistering the Messenger File Sharing Shell Extensions dll.

    do this by going to start > run, and typing in:


    regsvr32 -u -s "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\fsshext.dll"
    Jason, Apr 23, 2006
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