Friday, June 22, 2007 Posted by Aman Jain
APPLE QUICKTIME: To remove the icon from the system tray .right click it and select QuickTime Preferences .Click Advanced and uncheck Install Quick time icon in system tray.
REAL PLAYER: To remove pop-ups ,right click the Real Player system tray icon .Click set Real Player system tray icon .Click Set Real Message Center preferences … Uncheck all boxes .Click Yes on the ‘Warning!’ screen .
To remove the shovelware ,go to the ‘Add and remove programs ‘ control panel .First remove the Weaher channel desktop(Click No thanks at the warning prompt and quit the browser survey launched after ) ;then remove Weather Services .You must remove them in order.
WINDOWS MESSENGER:To prevent Messenger spam ,disable it. Click Start>Settings>Control Panel>Administrative tools .Double click Services ,Scroll to and then double click Messenger.Click stop.Change the ‘Startup type’ field to disabled