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Using live messenger during windows update installation

Q: Using live messenger during windows update installation

Hello

Sorry this might be a dumb question, but will my computer be ok if I opened live messenger and sent a few messges while windows update was being installed on full load on my HDD? I'm kinda worried it would cause some bugs or errors since there was lag when I was typing, opening windows etc wtih live messenger.

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A: Using live messenger during windows update installation

Just personal opinion, and others may disagree. I prefer to let Windows Update and other "critical" operations like system images, creation of restore points, etc not have anything else going on in the background. Whenever system files are being accessed, read, or written to, I'd rather have all of my computer's resources concentrating on just that one task. But that's just me.

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Downloaded Messenger 2011 onto my new computer recently; however, when I went to open it, it couldn't find the files it needed. Went searching for the program everywhere, nowhere to be found, not even on the Programs List. So, I decided, best thing to do would be to re-download it, but when the new installer opened, it said that the program was already installed, despite its apparent absence from the computer.
There is a similar problem with Adobe Flash - tried to re-download it, but it continues to believe it's on my system. Hopefully I explained the problem well :/

Any and all help appreciated.
 

A:Windows Live Messenger - Installation Problems

Hi Taffy13, Have you try to re-install the MSN Live Messenger? Go to Control Panel>Under Program>Click Uninstall a Program. There could be a problem with the registry. Did you install the MSN on different drive?
 

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Hi,
For some reasons, i could not install Windows live messengers 9.0. It says:

Messenger couldnt be installed because we had trouble installing this requirement.
Microsoft Visual Studio Runtime
An error occurred during the installation of assembly
'Microsoft.VC.80.CRT,publickeytoken='1fc8k'
Please refer to help and support for more information
Please close all other open programs, and then try again. It looks like another program is preventing the installer from working. hr:0x80070643

I am using Vista on a Dell laptop. I did not open any program when i install it and i tried about 5 different installation file.

Many thanks for any help.

Pangb
 

A:Problems with Windows live messenger 9.0 installation

You might have some left over installation file information in your registry. Try running the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility and remove any old instances of Messenger and Visual Studios you find in the output list. Download the cleanup file and save. Then run as Administrator.
 

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Hello,

I would like to install Windows Live on Vista Business, Service Pack 1, and have obtained the only installer I could find from the official site. However, it installs to c: by default, and I see no options to change this setting. Since I use c: only for system files, I'd like to know if it's possible to manually install the program to another drive.

A:Manual Windows Live messenger installation

Haing given it almost a week, I'm bumping the thread.
Sorry mods if it's against the rules, but I didn't see warnings anywhere.

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When i go to install windows live messenger on my windows 2000 it comes up with an error
that says: The ordinal 730 could not be located in the dynamic library SHELL.dll.
It comes up with the error twice then another window comes up saying bootstrap.exe has generated errors and will be closed by windows you will need to restart the program. An error log has been created. If anyone could tell me how to install windows live on my windows 2000 or fix this error that would be great.
THANKYOU
 

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I have had Windows Live Messenger installed for a long time and I used to use it a lot, but not so much recently. Tonight I opened it up to try to contact someone and it opened fine, but the window included a message telling me that there was a newer version available and asked if I wanted to get the newer version. I clicked "yes" and an installation process began. I had a choice of things to install, but the only item I selected was Windows Live messenger. The process seemed to take longer than what I would have expected, but I patiently waited until it reached 100% installed. Unfortunately a message appeared telling me that it could not install Windows Live Messenger and Windows Live Toolbar (which I had not asked for) and the installation was aborted. It gave an error number 0x80004004 for the Windows Live Messenger and for the Windows Live Toolbar it said it was unable to uninstall an older version of Windows Live Toolbar.

So I figured I would just keep using the version that I had, only that version no longer works. When I click on the icon for Windows Live Messenger I get a message saying that it cannot locate Windows Live Messeger.lnk.

So I went to "Add/Remove Programs" and tried to remove Windows Live Toolbar, but there I got a message saying that it could not find WLToolbar.msi. I then did a "Search" of my hard drive and the search results came up with nothing.

So then I went to www.microsoft.com, searched for Windows Live Messenger, ... Read more

A:Solved: Windows Live Messenger Installation Problem

I found an answer on another forum. I went to microsoft.com and downloaded a program named msicuu2.exe. When you install and run it, it displays a list of programs that have been successfully or unsuccessfully installed by a microsoft install program. You can then select one/all of those programs to remove. Although (at least in my case), it didn't really remove the software, it removed whatever it was that was keeping me from being able to install Windows Live Messenger. Everything is working fine now!
 

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when i have windows live messenger on every now and then i get a message pop up,
it tells me there is a newer version and to click on it to download,
when i click on it, it says windows doesnt reconise it and then it fails to updates?
maybe i have clicked or touched a box somewere in the xp program i have somewere and havent realised,
thanks for your help in advance.
 

A:windows live messenger cant update?

Get it here http://get.live.com/messenger/features bottom of the page.
Uninstall then reinstall.
 

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I do not wish to install the update to Windows Live Messenger. It makes my computer lag something terrible. Is there a way to access the mail without installing it in Vista?

A:Windows Live Messenger Update

Can't you just go to the website, mail.live.com? Or are you trying to use windows live mail without updating messenger?

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Hi

I have a new notebook since today (Asus Aspire 5102) with Windows Vista on it.
I installed Windows Live Messenger but I can't connect to the .net network. It says that the firewall isn't set up properly for Windows Live Messenger.

Though, the firewall is shut down...

So I got no firewall up and running. I have the same problem with the Windows Vista update system, AVG Update manager. They can't connect to the internet.

The internet connection is fine, I can surf on the net with internet explorer and firefox.

Anybody has an idea what the problem could be?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:80072ee7 with Windows Live Messenger, AVG/Vista Update problem

Hello Philip,

For windows live messenger you have to edit firewall settings. Windows Firewall can prevent the message from leaving your computer, thereby preventing the malware from spreading to other users. This post on firewall settings for msn messenger describes how to check if it's your firewall that is blocking msn messenger. It would be helpful for you to get your Live Messenger up and running. ATB
 

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Hello,

I beg to anyone who can help me out.

My computer simply wont download any windows update program. If I try to go the windows upgrade website, and actually find the program I need, i click on the "DONWLOAD" button, however before the software downloads the webpage goes blank and it tells me that i have and internet connection problem, when its working fine and at top speed. I tried using IE, Firefox and its the same thing.

Ive read in other forums that I need the windows updates to install the new windows live messenger, but I cant download any upgrade form the windows upgrade website. The disconnection or offline blank page appears every time I click any DOWNLOAD button.

I know that the page isnt being blocked by my AVAST anti-virus program.

Secondly when i log to MSN and click the link to get the windows live update. I get the installation menu and it starts downloading, but it always stops around 46% and tells the same error: 0x80004004. When i click the link that takes you to the solution problem in g live website, guess what???. I cant open the webpage because my it says that the page cant be opened due to my Internet connection????????

I dont know if its because of a configurated program in my computer that keeps blocking me or if its something else.

I appreciate anyone who can help me out with mi problem.

A:Errors for my windows update and windows live messenger update

try here click here

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Hello,

I beg to anyone who can help me out.

My computer simply wont download any windows update program. If I try to go the windows upgrade website, and actually find the program I need, i click on the "DONWLOAD" button, however before the software downloads the webpage goes blank and it tells me that i have and internet connection problem, when its working fine and at top speed. I tried using IE, Firefox and its the same thing.

Ive read in other forums that I need the windows updates to install the new windows live messenger, but I cant download any upgrade form the windows upgrade website. The disconnection or offline blank page appears every time I click any DOWNLOAD button.

I know that the page isnt being blocked by my AVAST anti-virus program.

Secondly when i log to MSN and click the link to get the windows live update. I get the installation menu and it starts downloading, but it always stops around 46% and tells the same error: 0x80004004. When i click the link that takes you to the solution problem in g live website, guess what???. I cant open the webpage because my it says that the page cant be opened due to my Internet connection????????

I dont know if its because of a configurated program in my computer that keeps blocking me or if its something else.

I appreciate anyone who can help me out with mi problem.

A:Errors for my windows update and windows live messenger update

update error try here- click here since you never posted your operating system the link is for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003,Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008if that works try downloading again

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I've been trying to install windows live messenger for about 3 days now. Everytime im installing it i get an error message about some sort of assembly issue. It then rolls back and states error 1603. Ive searched online, but the solutions arent helping. Im running windows vista. Thanks for the help

A:Windlows Live Messenger Installation Error

Hi kjob07,

This site can explain this error and offer support options.

You receive an "error 1603: A fatal error occurred during installation" error message when you try to install a Windows Installer package

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Please could anyone give me some technical advice or opinion.

My 14yr old daughter has a Dell Inspirion 4100 laptop (4 years old) running Windows ME with 1GB RAM P-III machine.

The unit has a single USB port with a 4 USB externally powered hub driving the following:
USB mouse, Modem to a BT Broadband line, the new webcam.

I installled a new "Creative Webcam Live" unit yesterday for her birthday. She uses MSN messenger on the internet using the broadband line and the webcam is intended to provide streamed live video images when chatting to her friends.

The installation did have problems and claimed some files could not be located but I search the c drive for the files required, found them all in c:\windows\system and navigated the installation wizard to them when asked using "browse" and the installation seemed to run to successful completion.

The application software provided titled "Webcam Manage Center" seems to run okay, starts the webcam and we can see high quality real time streamed images in the video window on the screen. So all seems well.

However, when she starts up the internet connection and signs into MSN Messenger with the live video option enabled, the session starts okay with good streamed video working too but quickly (after around 30 secs) the video streaming freezes and the image remains static and does not reset itself. MSN messenger continues without problem and she can type/chat to her friends with the video image ther... Read more

A:Installation of new Creative Webcam Live on Win ME / MSN Messenger

Wot has no one got any ideas for me to try please?
 

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Whenever I try to chat with skype, Windows Live messenger or yahoo messenger , sometimes I can listen from other side but other side do not listen my voice. What is the problem and solution of it?



please me


Thanks in advance

A:Problem of video chat with Yahoo messenger - Windows Live messenger or skype

Hello sweeta, as i read your post, the solution that comes to mind is for you to confirm your settings in your Audio Manager. If you right click your Audio Manager which is usually located in the Taskbar, you should be able isolate and fix this issue . Hope i helped .

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Hi,
Please can anyone help me? I'm so tired of seeing the same error message keep popping up and what's it keeps closing my applications after I clicked it. It can be so frustrating!

So here's my problem, EVERYTIME I open my Yahoo! Messenger 8.0 or Windows Live Messenger 8.0 or Internet Explorer 6.0 or sometimes Mozilla Firefox 1.5. I will get more or less this error message window popup (see attachment for details):

"Yahoo! Messenger has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

and when i click to view the report, it show this:

"AppName: yahoomessenger.exe AppVer: 8.0.0.711 ModName: wininet.dll
ModVer: 6.0.2900.2937 Offset: 0001b7e0"

EVERYTIME I clicked 'Send Error Report' button or 'Don't Send' button it will the close the running application. It goes the same with other applications.

PLEASE SOMEBODY HELP ME
 

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Hi all!
I have a problem with connecting to the internet using IE browser. Instead, using Google Chrome doesnt have any problems. So is the situation when using related instant messenger software. Windows Live Messenger & Yahoo Messenger aren't able to connect to the Net whereas Google Talk Messenger works perfectly fine.
Does anyone have a solution for this?
TKs!

A:Internet Explorer, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger not working

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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When I logged in my Yahoo! Messenger, I got this error message:
"Yahoo! Messenger has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."
(see attachment for details)

What does it mean?
and when I clicked Send Report, it will close my application.

PLEASE SOMEONE HELP ME
 

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Hi all ...

I was talking to my friend in messenger when suddenly msn stops changing smile-symbol to the symbol-smile!

like : ) --->

erm
 

A:Solved: windows Live messenger | msn messenger 8.0 not showing smilies !!!! :@

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Hi, I stupidly clicked on one of the link a friend sent me through msn.
The link derected me to this website and asked me to log in, since then my messenger logs off on its own with a notice saying that i've loged off to another device and sent ppl in my contact list this link: hxxp://thatzz.awesomeofferz.com

i've tried to scan the my computer with AVG-free and it did not help at all. Also try one of the software msn virus removal, and the software couldnt find any malfunction.

Could someone help me please.... Many many thanks

Here's the DDS.txt log:

DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Cindy at 7:21:59.09 on 12/01/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.65.1033.18.3068.1761 [GMT -8:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Wi... Read more

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Hi everyone,

Windows Live Messenger 8.5 Beta (Build 8.5.1235.0517) has been updated to (Build 8.5.1238.0601). This has been done through Windows Update in Vista. Or you can download it from Live's site:

http://get.live.com/betas/messenger_betas


If you were using A-Patch with the first 8.5 Beta build (above), you will need to download a updated version of it to work with the newer second build (above). Here's the link:

http://apatch.org/downloads.php

Regards,
Shawn

A:Live Messenger 8.5 update - New Build

Just for those that want to know, the original 8.5 MSN Plus! works fine after the update.

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This is a slightly annoying problem. I've disabled Windows Live Messenger from starting up, both through Messenger's options and through MSCONFIG. The program doesn't start when Windows starts. But when I log on to Windows Live Mail through a web browser, Messenger starts up on it's own. I cannot figure out a way to disable this. I've looked through Live Mail options and can't find anything to denote starting up the program. I only use my Live Mail account for junk mail, but need to check it occasionally and would prefer it if Messenger didn't start up on it's own.

A:Windows Live Messenger Starts Up When Logging In to Live Mail in Browser

From this post: http://www.vistax64.com/live-messeng...tml#post964562


Quote:




...Pop open IE on any machine with Messenger, choose the Tools menu, Manage Add-ons
and Enable or Disable Add-ons. Show the entries that run without requiring permission and
the specific entry you'll want to disable is "Windows Live", which corresponds to the
"MSGSC1~1.DLL" file which in the latest 2009 release will correspond to \Program
Files\Windows Live\msgsc.14.0.8050.1202.dll and CLSID is
{E1771B7F-98BE-407F-BA67-AA16ADA5D0C5}.

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Before it was easy. Plug in the WEb cam and itd install and id be able to use it. But i think this new msn is a *****. I go to device manager and it says that my vision camera is installed and everything and working prperly but when i test it in scanners and cameras...it isnt there..and it also doesnt work for MSn...help me!

A:Xbox Live Vision Camera and Windows Live Messenger

Can anyone please help my situation?

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I find the assocation of windows live mail and messenger very annoying. In WL Mail, I use both my hotmail and gmail accounts. I prefer to save my passwords so I don't have to enter them every time I open my mail. However, if I get WL Mail to rememberr my passwords, my hotmail account automatically pops up first when I want to sign into WL Messenger, even though I never use hotmail in messenger (just the gmail sign-in). So now, I always have to change the sign-in information on messenger because somehow it prefers my hotmail account.
Simply clickinig 'forget me' in WL Messenger is not the solution since this also makes WL Mail forget my hotmail password, so I have to enter this one very time I open my mail.

So somehow I would like to dissociate the two, to have WL Mail to remember my passwords, but WL Messenger to forget the hotmail account. Does anyone know if there's any way to do so? I hate these automatic associations that you don't have any control over!

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Don't know if this belongs here but can't figure out were else to put it. Anyway When Im talking to some once in a while I will get
The following message could not be sent to all usersClick to expand...

yet that user im talking to is online.They can send I can see it but I can't reply why I have logged off and logged back in but it still don't don't work right and takes 10-20 trys before the message goes through why its very annoying.I have even restarted the computer.Im running off a wireless router but it says that I am connected so whats the deal.and yes the user is in my contacts.Any ideas. I have not reinstalled it should I do that next time.
 

A:Windows instant messenger (MSN messenger live)

Have you emptied your Temp folders and do you have a Anti-Virus or some sort of internet protection service.

Empty Temp folders.

ATF Cleaner by Atribune.

Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.

If you use Firefox browser
Click Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.

If you use Opera browser
Click Opera at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
 

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im 16 and i have had my computer for about 3 years. and now whenever i trying to login into msn windows live messenger or my yahoo i get a pop up saying that it has encountered an internal error... and i have updated and everything, even reinstalled but nothing works what can i do?

A:windows live messenger and yahoo messenger

Oh and my internet explorar dosent work either, im using mozilla firefox

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I have windows live mail 2010 and wanted to upgrade to windows live mail 2011 but i dont want to have to install windows live messenger 2011 and would like to keep windows live messenger 2009..

Is there a way i can have windows live mail 2011 along with windows live messenger 2009 (14.0.8117) ?

A:windows live mail 2011 with Windows Live Messenger 2009

Hello GBP,

Was there something wrong with Windows Live Messenger 2011 that we could help with so you wouldn't have to worry about using an older version of it?

Here's the most common complaint and solution for it.
Windows Live Messenger - Change to Full or Compact View

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HELP! How can i totally uninstalled Windows live messenger 2009 aka windows live essential.

It totally suck. The interface is weird to me or maybe i couldn't adapt.

Anyway i wanna unintall it!!!
Any ideas how can i uninstall or remove it?

Tried the add/remove programs. No help at all. Its not there.

A:Uninstall Windows live messenger 2009 aka windows live essential

Try here
http://www.vistax64.com/live-messenger/185883-cannot-uninstall-windows-live-messenger-beta-2009-a.html

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I have Norton SystemWorks 2001 which I have installed on both a desktop and laptop. Yesterday I installed it on my second desktop and it installed OK but won't recognize the Live Update feature. I get the warning message that I need to update but when I click on Live Update I get an error message saying that Live Update isn't installed. I've tried reinstalling it to no avail. Could it be that Symantec will allow only so many installations since they have no way of knowing whether it's a reinstallation on the same computer or a new installation on another computer?

The only other possibility which I can think of is this: In making the installation I didn't allow the Clean Sweep feature to be installed. But I don't see how there could be any interrelationship between the two.
 

A:Norton Live Update Installation Problem

Hi cwilmot,
Yes there must be a connection. I had same problem when I tried to install. It took 3 times before I got both to install correctly
 

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Can this program be deleted without effecting live mail?

A:Windows Live Messenger

Hello Flatlands,

Yes, you can uninstall Windows Live Messenger without it affecting Windows Live Mail.

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Hi,

I need help in solving this Windows Live Messenger problem.

When I tried to open it, the message appeared like this.

C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more details.

Anyone can help me with this?

Thank you

A:Can't use Windows Live Messenger!

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Maybe this will help.


http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/o...9-33beaeca16c6

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When I try to start Widnows Live Messenger, It does not open and I get the following message:

Microsoft visualc ++ runtime library

Program:C:\Program files\windows live\messenger\msnmsgr.exe

R6025
-pure virtual function call

I have been using it for sometime with no problems. I have uninstalled messenger and windows live, reinstalled it but that doesn't work. I've done a restore to a date before this started and that hasn't worked. Firewall is not blocking it.

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i ve got some problem with windows live messenger. it was working fine but i dont know why it stopped working. i reinstalled it and instaled it again but nothing happen i still have the same problem. i got a picture here attached showing what the problem is actually its an IMG URL.

can some one please help....

thanks verymuch
 

A:windows live messenger PLEASE HELP

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Good day to you Gurus again.

Windows Home Basic.

I installed the latest Live Messenger. Since then, every time I add a contact it is blocked. Ok it is easy to unblock but a PITA. Also when someone I'm chatting to puts an Emoticon on the page, if I try to save it, it tells me the name I have used for it is already being used. I have tried putting in other words with the same result.
I reinstalled Messenger 9 and now am having the same problem with that as well although it was fine before I uninstalled it.
Your comments and suggestions appreciated as usual.
George.

A:Windows Live Messenger

Sounds to me like you have a corrupted installation. Where did you get the newest version of Windows Live?

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Hey Guys,

I wonder if someone could tell me this, is it possible for someone to track you down via WLM?

I know it uses proxy servers for the communication and that if someone sends a file that it is possible to make a connection that way. However the new WLM has a picture sharing thing where the picture just pops up rather than it being copied to your computer...is it possible to obtain the other persons IP from any part of the new WLM?

Thanks

A:Windows Live Messenger...

no mate that is not possible the only way they can get connection on you if they send you file and you open its impossible to get all that through a jpg.gmp.ect picture file...
does that answer you question mate ?

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Hi could this be possible key logger or spyware of some sort, or maybe I was hacked, any help is greatly appreciated thanks in advance

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Ok, I have my new Windows 7 Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop, but I have a problem.

Ok, while I was downloading programs such as Yahoo Messenger and AIM, I realized Windows Live Messenger was already on here...meaning I didn't have to download it.

But what I find weird is, there is no shortcut folder in the start menu...furthermore, this program doesn't show up AT ALL in my notification area on the lower right of my screen...however it does show Yahoo Messenger...and AIM...and even on my other laptop, which is identical to this one except it runs Windows Vista, Windows Live Messenger DOES show up in the notification area...so why is it not showing up here?

I find this EXTREMELY weird, unless when it was being pre-installed someone shows to not show it in the notification area or something (supposing that's even possible).

Also if someone is going to say, customize the notification area, IT DOESN'T EVEN SHOW WINDOWS LIVE AS AN OPTION...whereas it shows Yahoo and AIM, and I am able to hide those icons and so on. Windows Live does not even show up AT ALL...how weird is that?!

A:Windows Live Messenger Help

What if you made it run at start up?

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I have the newest version of Windows Live Messenger.
But i cannot log on to it. It doesn't give me an error code it just goes back to the sign in screen. plz help

A:PLZ help- Windows Live Messenger

Hi, you can try uninstalling windows live (and msn messanger if you have it) from the add/remove programs in the control panel. Then download a new installer for windows live and run that. This may help. If it doesn't, you might want to do the same but look for an older version that you know works.

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I upgraded my WLM a while ago, and ever since it has been randomly freezing and then after a while of me trying to make it work, collapses, and when i wave over the icon in the bottom right area of the screen, it just disappears.. does anyone know why it would consistently do this? sometimes it works fine for a while, and other times, it does it.. and it also, when it doesnt collapse, just freezes for periods of up to 3 minutes.. for no apparent reason..

thanks,
sam

p.s- if this is the wrong area could a mod please re-locate it to the correct area? thanks.
 

A:Windows Live Messenger

Aparrently Windows Live Messenger collides with the BETA 2 version of IE7 (Internet Explorer 7). If you have the BETA 2 version of IE7 installed, try uninstalling both applications then installing them both again. Make sure you get the latest version for each application.
If this isn't the case, you can try removing your contact cache. To do this, click Start, then hit
Run and then type:
%appdata%\Microsoft
After doing this, right-click the WLM folder and hit delete.

These are just two possible solutions, so I'm sorry if none of these work!
 

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msnmsgr.ect - Application Error
The application failed to initalize properly (0xc0000022). Click OK to terminate the application.

So, I was faffing about with my PC trying to clear things up, and came across this pain in the *** 'MyWebSearch' unable to resolve the solution fully of getting rid of that I tried a few websites for help and ran into 'Hijackthis', i managed to remove the majority of MyWebSearch but still having difficulties removing it all, though this isn't the problem.
When faffing about deleting things through Hijackthis I must've removed something to do with messenger or something else that would run it.
Yes I've tried redownloading it clean, I've also tried to used 'ZapMessenger' to get rid of everything to do with Messenger on the pc, then reinstall a clean Windows Live Messenger, still coming up with the above... Help? :/.


& If anyone has any idea how to get rid of
Uninstall Fun Web Products.dll file

& the actual MyWebSearch folder with the remains in that, let me know xD




Thanks,

Tazzy xo

A:Windows Live Messenger, HELP!

Hi -

Run a Windows 7 system restore -
START | type rstrui - choose a restore point prior to the installation of MyWebSearch

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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High

High!

I have been having problems with Windows Liver Messenger V8.5.
I can access and chat, but when I select close chat window, I keep getting error message:

Windows Live Messenger has encountered a problem and must shut down. Does anyone have a clue? I don't wish to upgrade to Beta 2009 as it is fraught with issues.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I keep having this problem where I have obviously clicked a link to advertise for a website or websites.I am sending automated messages to all my MSN contacts who are online.Can someone tell me how to get rid of these messages that I am sending?

A:Windows Live Messenger

I'm sorry but can I have a reply because my friends are getting annoyed with these automated messages being sent to them! Have I posted in the wrong section?

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hi everyone,

i would like you to help me out with this problem..im trying to install windows live messenger but it wont let me do it..ive unistall it and install it again but it says you already have these programs installed.. i didnt find msg in add/remove program..

please let me know if you this problem sovled


thanks alot

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When signing into wlm the page opens and as soon as it connects an error message appears (with the option to send to microsft; which I have done 20/30 times now) and then wlm shuts down. This sometimes then crashes IE. THIS ONLY HAPPENS ON ONE MACHINE - I can sign on on another PC with no problems, and a friend can sign on from the machine that wont allow me to sign on. WE have uninstalled wlm 8, deleted wlm from the registry and reinstalled - the same thing happens.

ANy ideas?
 

A:Windows Live messenger

what does the error message say?
 

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Currently having problems

when i sign in after about 1-3 seconds its stops working and then tells me that it has a memory read error. also eact same error when i tried to re-install

my computer has no problem installing a copy of 8.5 but as soon as i try to upgrade or reinstall the latest versions it crashes.
please help me as this is really starting to make me go crazy.
 

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Hi there,
Since I have installed WLM I'm getting SQM files building up on my hard drive root directy. I delete them but they keep coming back. I did not subscribe to there customer feed back form ( Or what ever they called it ). What can I do to stop this from happening? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Dave

A:Windows Live Messenger

Hi 98vulcan...

unfortunately, you cannot disable this aspect of WLM. These files are created by design everytime you close the program.

You can revert to a final release version of MSN Messenger instead of WLM or perhaps use Window Messenger instead....but then you would lack the functionality of the latest version of WLM.

To me it's just a minor annoyance, each file created is less than 1kb which I delete at logon using a batch file.

Hope that helps :)

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would anyone help me please:
I've installed WLM yet i can't sign in to my account
my operating system is xp32 sp3

A:windows live messenger

Welcome to TSF ;

Which version try to install ? Can you try below, link for your computer please.
Download details: Windows Live Messenger

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