Removing anything that is a built in part of your op system can cause unintended problems.
If you don't want to use it, disable it in the start menu, but I would suggest leaving it installed.
Use Startup Inspector to regulate your start menu. It is better than msconfig as it identifies most aps so you don't accidently disable something critical - like your firewall, anti-virus-antimalware aps or critical Windows processes.http://www.windowsstartup.com/download.php
As mentioned in the other posts there are many alternatives you can use.
Edited by Enthusiast, 13 March 2006 - 03:34 AM.