Windows Messenger 5.1 Windows Messenger 5.1

A guide to uninstall Windows Messenger 5.1 from your computer

Windows Messenger 5.1 is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by Microsoft Corporation. You can find out more on Microsoft Corporation or check for application updates here. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Messenger folder (same installation drive as Windows). The entire uninstall command line for Windows Messenger 5.1 is MsiExec.exe /I{9D1C26BD-E792-4159-9D16-07EA222D8EF0}. Msmsgs.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 1.58 MB (1658592 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Windows Messenger 5.1. They occupy 1.58 MB (1658592 bytes) on disk.

  • Msmsgs.exe (1.58 MB)

The current page applies to Windows Messenger 5.1 version 5.1.0701 only. Click on the links below for other Windows Messenger 5.1 versions:

Numerous files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be deleted when you are trying to remove Windows Messenger 5.1 from your PC.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\IM\Windows Messenger
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9D1C26BD-E792-4159-9D16-07EA222D8EF0}

A way to delete Windows Messenger 5.1 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows Messenger 5.1 is an application released by Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY action to uninstall Windows Messenger 5.1 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Windows Messenger 5.1 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Windows Messenger 5.1". If it is installed on your PC the Windows Messenger 5.1 program will be found automatically. When you click Windows Messenger 5.1 in the list , some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Windows Messenger 5.1, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Windows Messenger 5.1.
Uninstall Windows Messenger 5.1

8. After uninstalling Windows Messenger 5.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Windows Messenger 5.1 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Windows Messenger 5.1 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Windows Messenger 5.1 by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Windows Messenger 5.1 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Windows Messenger 5.1 in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-12-01 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-01 01:57:12.617