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Q: Messaging App Not Connecting

Hey guys. I am having issues using the messenger app that's built in to win 8 pro. initially when i installed win 8 (2 days ago) it worked great. since that first day.....nothing. Only thing i have installed since is firefox, flash, and some apps from the store. Now the isue that I am having is that it won't connect. When i try to go online the option is all greys out with "not connected" checked. I tried refreshing the OS, and that didn't work. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the app, that didn't work. I even did the sfc /scannow and it found nothing. I am running via wifi that works with everything else. I never use VPN. I am lost. can you help?

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Hi,

I am new to the XP operating system and having so trouble finding things that I had with Win98 like the INBOX!!
Where in the heck is it and how do I get in to Windows Messaging? Thanks
 

A:Messaging

What program were you using to access the Inbox in 98? Did you just double-click on the Inbox icon on your desktop? If so are you on a network, as that was the MS Exchange client. That program no longer exists any more in that form.

To access email now you can use either Outlook Express which is always installed as part of Windows, or you can install your own email program. There are loads to choose from including Outlook itself, or one from MS's competitors like Netscape or Opera.
 

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Please help. We just purchased a New Dimension 2400 computer on August 18th. My son likes to do AIM Instant Messaging. He receiveds a message from a buddy but when he tries to reply the message just sits there on the screen. Then an error message comes up that say Error 3 something with the server. Has anyone ever experienced this problem??? Please reply if you have. I don't know very much about computers. Thanks so much!!!
 

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Hey I'm using windows vista and I need help with messaging I tryed going to services.msc or whatever and was looking for messenger but it's not there. Can anyone tell me how to message my mom we are connected through our wireless network. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Messaging Help.

hello

I use skype. I don't know about any other apps. but if you and your mom have it it works great. if you both have web cams its perfect. its also free. http://www.skype.com/

good luck
 

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I'm looking for a good, preferably free, method of doing inter-office messages. Something along the way of sticky notes that can be sent from one computer to another but they have to be saved so they aren't lost in an event that a system goes down or that by accident the message isn't closed and lost.
Thanks.
 

A:LAN Messaging

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Hi guys,
I'm trying to figure out messaging in the cmd prompt. I type 'net start messenger' and it responds with
'the service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.'

any ideas?
 

A:messaging

XP SP2 disables the messenger service.

You have to go into your services thru control panel and restart it.
 

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I want to have e-meetings, but I am having trouble finding the following software. Please help if possible:
1) Some kind of teleconference via the internet (mic), preferably one that records the conversation.
2) Some kind of chatroom software that includes what is in #3.
3) A light system as follows: each person on their own computer may turn on a light (options of blue, yellow, red, green, for example). Everyone sees the light, and it used to signify certain things (ex. if the group is voting, Green is Yea, Red is Nay; If one wishes to speak, blue is used; etc.

I ask you to keep cost in mind, preferably low or free.

Thanks,
jbhg26
e-mail [email protected]
AOL IM SN: JBHG26
 

A:E-messaging

Closing another duplicate!

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?p=2077414#post2077414
 

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I get this sos.messaging not working on my computer. Also my laptop freezes up a lot and I have to using task manager to end the task. Why does windows 7 stop working? Also, I will be typing along and suddenly the cursor will be on another line without my doing anything. This is very maddening. Can you help? I would greatly appreciate any help you can give me.

A:sos.messaging

Hello,

Take a look at the following thread. It may help with your problem.

[SOLVED] "SOS.Messaging has stopped working" every time I start Win 7...

As for the typing problem you may have adjust the Touchpad sensitivity settings.

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How can I send a text message to someone using their phone number? When I try to enter a contact, it demands an email address, which I don't have. Thanks for any help.

Tally

A:Messaging

If you know what network they are on, you can usually use that networks email to text gateway. For instance, Verizon's is vzwtext.com.. you would mail <number>@vzwtext.com and it would text them, when they respond back it would email you back.

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I was wondering if there was any programs or a way of sending messesges to people over the internet when you only have their ip address?

thnx

A:ip messaging

I wonder why you should want to do this because the number of IP addresses if limited, and that's the reason why a lot of people don't have a fixed IP address. (it will cost you)
Your ISP allocates a dynamic IPA when you log on and even when you stay on-line 24h/24h your IP will probably change over the time.
It is possible to directly address an IPA but I'm not inclined to look this up for the reasons I mentioned.

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My windows 8 messaging is linked to Facebook and it looked like windows or msn messenger, and I an getting some unwanted chats from some strange people, as soon as I turn on the pc, I cannot find an option to disable this chat or better still block the person.
can anyone tell me if there is a way to block, I don't want to uninstall the app, thanks fro any suggestions

A:Windows 8 Messaging

If you've linked your accounts, it's linked. You can always unlink your FB account and not use your live account, but if you want messaging but no messages, currently you don't really have many options. You can stop it from running in the background by changing permissions from the settings charm, but that won't stop people from being able to contact you when it's open.

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Ok, I'm kinda stumped on how to send an image or share photos in a conversation, anyone figured this out yet?

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I am about to install Google Talk and wanted to know how interoperable it is with the other applications. Any advice on this entire area is most welcome.
 

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Someone told me that it was possible to create and instant messaging system with asp, but then when I search the internet, it seems C# is what is needed to create it. what other languages can be used to make it?
 

A:Instant Messaging

I am sure you could probably code an Instant Messenger App in any language.
 

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Hi, I'm using Windows 8 Consumer Preview .

I can't open the Messaging Metro App. Also can't get help with the Get more help link provided there.

Here is the error screenshot:

Any help would be appreciated

A:Messaging Cant' Open

Hey,

I've found an answer to your problem kindly give it a try if it is working..






- Settings > Change PC Settings > Users > Switch to a local account



Source.. Windows 8 Metro App&#39;s "Can&#39;t Open" - Super User

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iI am a windows xp user and i have a dsl connection

i have started getting some really annoying random pop up messages from people who are trying to market stuff.

is there a way to stop the ability to do this by changing an windows xp config setting ?

thanks
 

A:turn off messaging pop-ups

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i remember seeing an ad displaying a new device that is targeted towards teenagers for instant messaging device, sort of like a labtop for the home, and on the go!! i just can't find it anywhere or get information on products such as this. it looked like an orange minature labtop that is used primarily for instant messaging , talking to your friends, things like this. any help out there on products i can use just to send and recieve instant messaging from say AIM for example, i guess it should be portable as well.
 

A:instant messaging only??

Cell phones, PDA's, etc They all have messanging capabilities. Try that.. It may cost for service though.. Check internet or cell providers
 

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My Email service provider allows me to send out an automatic email reply to all addresses that send an email to me. They call it vacation messaging.

If I activate this feature wouldn't I be telling all my spammers who send me their adds for rolexes, investment opportunities and pills that they have reached a legitimate address? That would be bad for me. Right?

Is there a way to tell real people that I'll be away for a while with out telling salemen that mine is a good door to knock on?

Rickblee

A:Vacation messaging

I think putting a vacation message is OK to do and this is why I say that:

1.) Spammers would know if your email is a legit e-mail because they will not get a email back stating that the e-mail address can't be found

2.)Also I have found out on my AOL email account if you leave the away message on it gets spammers mad and they take you off of there mailing list.

3.) It lets your friends and family know that you are not around to answer your e-mail, so it will take a while to get a reply.

I use the vacation message 3 times for over two weeks and have not got any spam and i have had the email account for nearly a year.

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Ever since I installed a firewall system in my computer, I cannot sign on to the AOL instant messenger. I tried to change my connection preferences under setup, but I didn't know what host to use. I'm able to sign on if I reinstall AIM, but I don't want to keep doing that every time I start up my computer! Could someone please help me? Thank you!!
 

A:AOL Instant Messaging

Hi Ami,

What firewall have you installed?

Once we know that, we can help you configure it.

Cheers

Liam
 

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The newer versions of AIM instant messaging has a typing indicator, but it doesn't seem to work for my son and I.

Both my son & I have the newest version of AIM instant messaging. He had Windows XP Pro and I am using Windows XP home. We use IM often as we are in different parts of the Country.

The help mentions that the other person you are talking to may have disabled their preference to allow other users to see their typing status! I can not find anywhere in preferences to able or disable this function.

My IM was upgraded about a month ago from an original install last Oct. My son's was just downloaded as a new install after installing XP Pro. Everything works fine except the typing indicator. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks for your time in advance.
 

A:AIM instant messaging

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i've seen an advertisement once for a minature looking labtop that is used for sending,recieving e-mails,text messaging(aim), a few can do more, but mainly it was a device for people without desktops or labtops, but wanted to send and recieve instant messaging, text, e-mails, (i saw something that took pictues and was a phone too, but i definetly don't want it to be a phone. my teenage daughter keeps telling me about this text mesaging, aim, etc and how she has also heard of this , something similiar to "ogo", "sidekick 2", etc...... please help me, her birthdays on the way and dad's looking to win over a huge beautiful smile. where, or what are these potable instant messaging devices called, where do i find them??????/ thanks...
 

A:instant messaging!?!?!?

My daughter drove a semi for several years and "Pocketmail" is what she used to keep in touch via email. They have a website by the same name.
 

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When using instant messaging real time windows on certain websites,when you close the conversation window,is the conversation stored on your computer somewhere,or is it deleted? any help please?
 

A:Instant messaging

you can set them up to record the message - what service are you using
in MSN
>tools
>options
>messages
> tick the automatically keep history - you can then also decide where to save the messages
 

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Hey
is there a way to message a computer on ur network without installing na software?

ps both comps are windows 98
 

A:Network Messaging

Not on Windows 98
 

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Baffled with this. Older version of Yahoo Messeger (IM) let you send a "text" message to people that used certain carriers. Newer versions call it "SMS" short message service.
I send text to friend via my cell and he receives it as normal cell to cell text
I send him "sms" via Yahoo messneger and he receives it and it shows my my yahoo id
The problem or question is when he recieves it he has to go to different area of his cell to read the ones sent from IM. It comes in from web or something? Then he replies to me and sometimes I get it sometimes not. Never know where the replies are some I get in IM and some I don't.

Last night I went to my yahoo mail which I never use. Occassionally just drop in there to empty bulk folder and the mail in general. What do you know. All the messages I did not receive , 80 of them, are in my yahoo mail.

Anyone know why some will go into my email and sometimes it is in my IM where it should be? Is there something I need to tell him on doing this right?
 

A:Text Messaging

Looks like your friend is choosing the option to "Send Mail" and not "Send IM"
 

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I'm trying to figure out how to add windows messaging to my Win2000 workstation??? I have a new program that won't communicate with my email program (Pegasus) and I've tried installing a program adding mapi to my email program but I'm still running into problems??? I need to set up a profile and I use to do that by the mail icon in the control panel, but it's gone??!! HELP!
 

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Hope I'm in the right place with this one In any case I remember back in high school messaging friends' computers with a little built in windows program. I think it might have been in the system32 folder. If anyone knows what I'm talking about I'm wondering in XP still has this program and if so where I can find it on the computer. thanks
 

A:old school messaging

Are you referring to WinChat or the messenger service.
 

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Hi,

I seek some technical advice on below requirement.

Am looking for an open source SMS tool, that works on MS Windows 7 operating system, which takes mobile contact numbers from an excel input and body of message from a notepad. And it should send the message via an android mobile which is connected to desktop.

Quick reply will be gratefully appreciated.
Regards,
 

A:Messaging tool

howdy and welcome. I've removed your email address as posting those in open forums is a great way to get on a spam list.

thanks,

v
 

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Word for Windows would not load unless I included Windows Messaging. Frankly it is a pain in the neck as it usurps my regular browser. How do I get rid of the blasted thing?
 

A:Windows Messaging

I saw a segment on Tech TV last night about Windows Messenger....here is the link to the show notes

http://www.techtv.com/screensavers/answerstips/story/0,24330,3374542,00.html

Hope this helps

Chris
 

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Is there anyway I can send popup messages from my desktop (windows 7) to android tablets that are on my home network without having to download a app on the devices?
 

A:Network Messaging

Google Hangouts, SMS from your carrier's website or a third party site. Examples: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/how-to-send-free-text-messages-online/

Why are you opposed to downloading an app? If you weren't you could do many different apps like Skype or Yahoo Messenger.

You can also do email.
 

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Is there a way to send sms to mobiles like you could in Windows Live Messenger? I can send IM's but no SMS (text messages). Or is this just a sample of what is yet to come when the final is released.

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Im on the school newspaper, and we have computers set up in multiple rooms, but they are all loged onto the same server. So if im in a room and someone is in the library (other side of the school...) and they need me to exit an application because they cant open it on their computer, they'd have to walk all the way over to to room and close it themselves, then walk all the way back. I was hoping to find a messenger service that would send a message to all computers loged onto the same network. I know there is windows messenger, but it isnt on these computers. anyone have any ideas?
 

A:network messaging

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Hi, i have a problem here, i have three comps in my house. it's all connected via an access point. I usually use it for sharing my internet connection and my files. The problem is, i can't send messages to my other computer. I tried to use "net send" from the command prompt, i always display error message. i also tried to use messaging program, but all of itu requires somekind of domain. my network does not use a domain. just a simple computer networking. can anyone help me? Thank you.
 

A:Local Messaging

Start run "winchat" may work!!!!
 

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I have always been able to send a web page or document via e-mail by right clicking "File", "Send", Page by e-mail" and my e-mail program would open...(Outlook Express 6). Yesterday, for some reason, when I tried to do that, a Windows Messaging" box opened and now I cannot send anything via Outlook Express.
I thought I would go to Add/Remove programs and deleted Windows Messaging, and now nothing happens when I try to send a web page or document by e-mail from the "file" menu.

I'm sure the repair is very simple, however I don't know what it is.
Thank You.
 

A:Windows Messaging

open IE then tools/options/programs and select OE as email client in drop down box
 

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I can not sign on to my IM. It tells me that either a problem with my service or my Internet connection. I have no problem with going to email or web except fir the IM. When I click on Help it locks up my Netscape Communicator with an illegal operation. If I go through Explorer it will not load the MSN pages I need. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the program several times without getting it to work. MSN 6.0 Instant Messaging. Windows 98. I tried to reuse the MSN 5.0 but it is no longer in my PC. Then I tried to set up a new account through Explorer and MSN. I got to put in my name etc. and then I went to finish it didn’t have a page to go to. It was not available. Friend of mine have hotmail address for the IM and have no problems. I also tried to “Repair” and then I came up with a file not there “msnMsgs.msi” But when I look in my PC find files and folders it is there… I repaired with the file found and I still can’t get go online. Everything else with ( web / email / weather bug ) all work fine…
 

A:msn instant messaging

I think my problem started when I wanted to defrag my pc and the pc locked up. I had to turn if off manually and then the IM wouldn't let me sign in....BUT I don't think that explains the problems with the web pages. Hopefully someone will have an answer for me...
 

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Hi
A while ago, I received sinister private messages through my trip advisor account. The odd thing is though, the messages were received showing times between 7.30 pm and 8.30pm then suddenly changed to between 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Why would this happen? Could they have changed it so I didn't know what time zone they were in?
I know this sounds like an odd question, but I have valid reasons for asking.
Cheers
 

A:Anyone know anything about private messaging

I don't think that would be the case. It sounds like its a bot sending the messages if it's spam (like advertisements). If that is the case, or if it's someone sending nasty messages, then check this page out if its from 1 person.
 

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Have enjoyed Aim for years with my sister in another state...I decided to download updated
version of Aim Triton...uninstalled previous version. Now neither of us can see each other
when we are online and cannot send IM's. Have uninstalled new version and reinstalled
old version but still cannot contact each other...have no trouble with another buddy..just
my sister. she used as her browser..Netscape and I use IE...what can I do?
 

A:AOL (AIM) Instant messaging

So now you both have the same version of AIM and are still having the problem and it doesn't affect your other contacts?
 

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Hi everyone
Just need some advice please.
My 12 y/o son has just been introduced by friends to instant messaging and i have not got a clue about it
I run a tight ship as far as my pc goes with all av, firewall and anti spy/malware running and ive never had a problem with any "nasties" before.
What i need to know is -
Are these things safe (instant chat software) and what in your opinion is the best one to use.
I presume they are all free to use and would like to keep him and my pc totally safe from nasties of all kind.
Any opinions on this would be most appreciated.
ps, his buddy has told him to use MSN messanger !

Thanks in advance,
Mark.
 

A:Messaging advice please !

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Can someone help me. Everytime I start an Instant Messaging Service *(YIM:AIM)* a browser comes up and says.....

Yahoo! Messanger/AIM has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the in convenience.

Can someone please help me?

A:Instant Messaging Help

By The way=I am using Windows Xp(home).

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hello all, long time no type!i'm hoping someone here can tell me why i've suddenly developed this weird problem.i've had msn instant messenger forever...or at least since i've had my 'puter, which is 3 1/2 years. yes, i have plus! onboard, also...WITHOUT the sponsor program. in the last few months, i've been having strange problems with it. when i click on someone's name, the border of the window appears...and a..."ghost"...sits on my screen for about 15 seconds...then it finally fills in and becomes whoever's window i've clicked. alternately, when someone sends me an im, a "ghost" appears on my screen, letting me know that someone is trying to im me...and while this "ghost" solidifies, my mouse freezes, i get thrown into super-slow time, and about 90% of the time, i'm booted off whatever site i happen to be at. once the window forms completely and opens, everything works fine again. this process can take anywhere from 15 to 45 seconds.a few notes:since i disappeared and resurfaced, i've moved...and consequently, gone from cable 'net to *gasp* dial up, the ONLY service available in the area i've relocated to. however, this didn't happen for several months AFTER i connected to the dial up service (and it occurs even on a T1 connection, as i recently took my 'puter to my son's home and connected with his cable service).i have already uninstalled and reinstalled both the... Read more

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I have done everything that I can think of to make a fax go out of my Windows Messaging. I have let it create the fax, I have created a fax through MS Word, I tried the Fax Wizard and any other way that I found in the help files. I get the fax created, but it will NOT send. Can anyone tell me what could be wrong? Thanks.
 

A:MS Fax & Windows Messaging

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Hello Everyone, I'm back!

This is my first problem with my laptop - it's the messaging service when connected to the Internet.

I keep getting invited by messages to chat to people. My friend gets it on his computer as well. All I need to do is shut down the messaging service and then hopefully I'll stop getting junk pop-ups inviting me to chat to people!

Any ideas on how to switch the messaging service off, or to fix the problem without switching it off.

Thanks for any suggestions or help anyone may offer.
W-1.0
 

A:Messaging Service

It depends what messaging service you are talking about. If it is an instant messenger, you will need to look through the privacy options to turn off invitations.

If it is the spam-like message that pops up from the Windows Net Send messenger, go to Control Panel, Services, and double-click the Messenger Service, disable it, and stop it.
 

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????question???? Is It Possible To Save Instant Messaging Conversations? Example, When My Daughter "im's" With Her Friends, Can I Set The Program Up To Where It Will Save The Conversations? I Have Searched And Searched But It Doesn't Seem That I Am Able To Save Them...but Thought I Would Ask In Case There Was Something I Overlooked. Thanks In Advance For Any Responses. I Really Appreciate This Website. :d
 

A:Instant Messaging

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undefinedHi to all,

I am on win xp and i want to send a message to another computer on the wireless network, which is windows 98. is this possible and what can i use to do it? any info would help.

Thanks ahead of time,

Ryan
 

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I have 3 computers in my house, 1 Win2K, 1Win ME, 1 Win XP Pro. How can I just send an instant message to one of the other computers in my house?
 

A:network messaging

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How do you use Windows Messaging?
 

A:Windows Messaging

Are you on a network?
 

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Hi , I would like to setup instant messaging on my new to me Computer but using search engines I see there are many more than I thought there was so my question is "what one is good with Windows 7 ?" any help - advice very much appreciated, thank you

A:Instant messaging ?

What about Windows Live Messenger?

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/...-versions.html

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