msmsgs.exe - Startup Application - Microsoft Messenger

Q

Can I remove startup application "msmsgs.exe - Microsoft Messenger" to speedup my computer and reduce security risk?

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A

Startup application msmsgs.exe is a traybar application installed as part of Microsoft Messenger.

You should consider to remove YahooMessenger.exe from your startup application list to gain performance.

msmsgs.exe startup configuration info:

Name: msmsgs 
Command: C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe /background
Location: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Registry name: MSMSGS

msmsgs.exe process and program file info:

CPU usage: 00%
Memory usage: 3,336K
Launching method: System Startup - Messenger
Directory: C:\Program Files\Messenger
File name: msmsgs.exe
Description: Messenger
Size: 1,511,453 bytes
Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2002, 4:08:38 PM
Version: 4.7.0.41
Company name: Microsoft
System essential: No
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

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