[Windows Live Messenger] Remove Ads & Customize Using A-Patch


Especially on smaller screens, the advertisements on Windows Live Messenger really takes up quite a lot of space. It is also annoying for popping up when the cursor is accidentally moved to the ads.

A-Patch is one of the best thing to remove advertisements on Windows Live Messenger, as it can be also used to customize the messenger to the fullest. Removing e-mail button, remove nudge delay, disable nudge shake, removing buttons, logos—you name it, they probably have it.

You can view all the features included here.

To start using A-Patch, download it according to your Windows Live Messenger version (which  can be checked via Help > About Messenger). Run the software and you can begin customizing your Windows Live Messenger according to your liking.

To remove the advertisements on the messenger, just simply select "Remove Advertisement" which can be found under "Contact List" (page 5). This is how it looks like when you are done.

Without advertisements:


It is against the terms of use to patch your messenger, so do it at your own risk. Also, make sure your messenger is not on when doing the patch, or it would not proceed.

#A-Patch#Windows Live Messenger


  1. Tim - June 1, 2009 @ 4:53 am

    Apatch really is cool, tested it out and it works fine.. Thanks!

  2. georgelivingstone - June 17, 2011 @ 5:21 pm

    Window live messenger is not that in-demand in most sites. It’s features are seems obsolete. Sorry…

  3. EURO 2012 HIGHLIGHTS - January 7, 2012 @ 6:42 am

    it didn’t work for me dunno why…i’ll try it again…

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