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Remove the Windows Live logo from Messenger 6 Apps
If you don't like the Windows Live logo that's staying in the top right of your Messenger 6 window, just go to Microsoft Messenger app in the Finder. Control-click on it and select Show Package Contents from the pop-up menu. Then navigate into Contents -> Resources and remove (or rename) the ContactListMSNLogo.png file. That will put a white rectangle in that spot instead. Not perfect cosmetically, but better much better than the original look!
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Remove the Windows Live logo from Messenger 6
Authored by: kennee on Oct 05, '06 08:58:05AM

I've taken your hint further and replaced the original logo to something more appropriate.

Here's some screenshots:

www.kennee.com/webimages/macosxhints/Picture1.png
www.kennee.com/webimages/macosxhints/Picture2.png

I've replaced the logo at the sign in page as well. The filename is "MSNLogo.png"
The replacement logos can be downloaded here:

www.kennee.com/webimages/macosxhints/MessengerLogo.zip



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Remove the Windows Live logo from Messenger 6
Authored by: heavyphotons on Oct 05, '06 11:32:51AM

Replacing all those logo images (ContactListMSNLogo.png, MSNLogo.png, IMMSLogo.png, IMMSNLogo.png) with 100%-transparent PNGs also seems to work well. Much cleaner. :)



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Remove the Windows Live logo from Messenger 6
Authored by: Imaria on Oct 05, '06 02:48:26PM

That is much cleaner; I like this idea much more.



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Remove the Windows Live logo from Messenger 6
Authored by: macron1 on Oct 05, '06 02:18:16PM

does anyone know how to get rid of the Windows Live logo from in that little blue pop-up window that pops up when you get an email or a message? i had the equivalent change in messenger 5, but cannot find where in 6



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Remove the Windows Live logo from Messenger 6
Authored by: digitol on Oct 05, '06 05:15:13PM

HAHAH! Now this is a hint I truly enjoy! It strips the mark of the beast from a mac app, and it demonstrates that there are certainly other mac users out there that loath seeing M$ anything...much less having to use its horrid products/software. Way-to-go!! Thanks for this! Someone should make a small little app that does this, with custom badge options! :)



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Remove the Windows Live logo from Messenger 6
Authored by: Unsoluble on Oct 05, '06 07:35:37PM

Just in case any MSN users out there haven't tried it yet, here's a link to Adium, which is (for some) an infinitely better IM client. I think it might still lack a few features of the MS one -- neither are as complete as the Windows client, at any rate -- but it sure does everything I need just fine.

Thought I'd mention it, seeing as this thread is for those who like to make things look slicker on their screens -- here's a little shot of the real estate Adium is taking up on my desktop.



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