How To Disable or Remove Yahoo Messenger 9 Ads ?


How To Disable or Remove Yahoo Messenger 9 Ads ?

Yahoo! Messenger 9.0 in beta version is available for free public download to install and use. The user interface has been improve but as with any previous versions of Yahoo Messenger, there are various ads blocks display advertisements in messenger or message and chat windows.

Well, actuall these advertisement units can be disabled or turned off by using a simple registry hack. This trick also similar to trick used to remove ads on Yahoo Messenger 8 and version 7.

Here's how to do it:-

  • Go to Start > Run and type in regedit.exe
  • Navigate to the following registry key:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Yahoo\pager\Locale
  • In the right pane, locate a value named Enable Messenger Ad with default value as 1. Set the value to 0.
Restart Yahoo! Messenger 9.0.

The ads will be gone from your Yahoo Messenger after restarting..

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

tried what you suggested...does not work...I still get stuff like yahoo music etc

Anonymous said...

I tried it too, it didn't work!!

speedy said...

Hi everyone. For the new messenger i saw that non of old methods are working. I have a website with some downloads. http://baiamare.myftp.org/downloads.php?cat_id=13 here you can find yahoo messenger with a patch that is working. ;) good luck!