Facebook has decided to discontinue its Messenger apps for Windows and Firefox, this comes  into effect from March 3, this year and they’ll stop working from that daytime. You’ve no other option but to uninstall them, then if you’re using.

If you don’t know: Messenger for Windows is a standalone desktop app that lets you chat with your Facebook friends without the need to be on the Facebook site in the browser where Messenger for Firefox is social service integrated into the Mozilla browser as part of Social API lets you chat while you browse in a pop-up on the right – side. The social networking company started showing a notification about this in the window of Messenger for Windows.

Messenger for Firefox and Windows won’t work? And this is what you can do?

‘We’re sorry but we can no longer support Facebook Messenger for Windows, and it will stop working on March 3, 2014. We really appreciate you using Messenger to reach your friends, and we want to make sure you know that you can keep chatting and view all your messages on http://facebook.com. Learn more."

Facebook Messenger Windows stop working notification

At present, you can’t download Messenger for Windows, or find Messenger for Firefox page to enable it in Firefox, both don’t exist. So what you can do after Match 3 is uninstall those, below are the instructions for that.

Uninstalling Messenger for Firefox and Windows

You can uninstall Facebook Messenger for Windows from Control Panel, and Messenger for Firefox by visiting Add-ons page in Firefox, click on Services section and click ‘"Remove’ button next to Facebook Messenger.

A page on Facebook site confirms shutdown of Messenger for Firefox.