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  1. #1

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    Sep 18, 2006
    How to get rid of this message on mac MSN
    When ever I start a conversation with someone this message is always in my comment box:
    Never give out your password or credit card number in an instant message conversation. To help prevent infection by a computer virus or worm, never accept or open any file or link in an instant message until you verify its authenticity with the sender.

    I know there is a way to get rid of it, but I can't figure it out!

    Can anyone help me? Thanks!

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    christm's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 18, 2005
    Devon, England
    ibook g4, imac 2ghz c2d, mbp 2.4ghz c2d - 10.5.1
    i found that when i used it. but now i use aMSN and works just as well.

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    Member Since
    Sep 18, 2006
    What's the difference between regular msn and aMSN?

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    dtownley1's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 09, 2006
    that message only appears at the start of convos. As soon as you've both typed a couple of lines it'll have been pushed out of the window.

    It's just a security thing they've put in - probably some legal thing they had to include since so many kids use it.
    I don't think there's a way to get rid of it, and I really don't think it's a problem. As far as I know it isn't saved in convo records, and it isn't on the screen for very long anyway.

    Adium and aMSN work just fine for MSN convos - I'm pretty sure adium doesn't display that message and aMSN probably wouldn't either.

    Unless you only have 3 line convos in MSN, there's no real reason to let it bother you, but as far as I know, you can't get rid of it for mac.

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    Aptmunich's Avatar
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    Mar 09, 2004
    Aluminium Macbook 2.4 Ghz 4GB RAM, SSD 24" Samsung Display, iPhone 4, iPad 2
    Here's a hint that describes how to remove the message:

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