Remove Pidgin from Windows startup

With the retirement of the Openfire IM server, you no longer need to use Pidgin.

To prevent Pidgin from loading when you log into Windows, follow these steps:

  1. Right-click on the Pidgin icon in the system tray, choose Plugins
  2. Scroll down and click on Windows Pidgin Options, click Configure Plugin
  3. Uncheck Start Pidgin on Windows startup, click Close
  4. Right-click on the Pidgin icon in the tray again, and choose Quit

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