Are you referring to the taskbar "button" or the icon in the notification area (incorrectly
known as the system tray, by the clock)?
If the former, all you need to do is click the 'X' to the main Messenger window and it will
disappear to be only accessible in the notification area.
If you mean the latter, the best you can do is hide it by using the Windows facility for
doing this. To get to that, right-click the Start button, click Properties, choose the
Taskbar tab, then choose Customize, choose Windows Live Messenger and choose Hide.
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
Messenger Resources - http://www.yqcomputer.com/
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