|Yep, don't untick anything in msconfig unless you are totally sure that AVG remains working afterwards. I don't think it can be done easily because of the major function outlined in Lesley's post and the other stuff I mentioned. |
There might be some clever way of losing just the icon, in the registry or whatever, but I think this would be best avoided as there is no properly provided/intended facility.
Scanning emails is pointless but that's another story.