I have problem with winows live mesenger , my old one missing i download new one . tell me cancle old but i go to ad and remove there is not messenger. please tell me what i do.
very thanks to help
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It can be done through the Control Panel and the Add/Remove Programs function. You will NOT, however, see "Windows Live Messenger" on the programs list. What you will see is an item called "Windows Live Essentials".
Click on the Change/Remove button for Windows Live Essentials, then select Uninstall, and then in the next window check "Messenger." Then continue with the uninstall process.
The firewall will not block the messenger unless it is out from the exceptions list or you have an anti-virus with a separate firewall..and this is blocking it .. for to see whats on the windows firewall...go to the control panel from the start menu ..and in there you will find the firewall icon ...Double click on it ..and either disable it (not indicated cause you will be exposed to the workgroup computers..) or ...click on the exceptions...and in the list look for the windows live messenger and tick the case for to be added as an exception..After that will be ok .. If it is not on the list ..click to add exception ..and browse for the execution of the messenger into the C /program files/windows live ..and add it to exceptions ..and also be sure it is ticked..
=? try this close MSN than go to start control panel add&remove programs ‘windows live essentials’(if using WLM 2009) ‘windows live messenger’(if using WLM 8.5) click on 'remove' and then on 'repair' wait til the wizard finishes sign in again
=?if it does not work uninstall from the control panel Start control panel add&remove programs 'windows essentials' ( if using WLM 2009) 'windows live messenger(if you use a previous version) remove
=?if it doesn't work ? You have to use this program created by microsoft to remove WLM 9.0 beta3/WLM 2009 Windows Installer CleanUp Utility 1.0 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301/e… once started search in the programs list for "(All Users) Windows Live Messenger [14.0.5027.0908]" mark it with a mouse click, then click on the 'remove' button'
?NOTE: if you are trying to install WLM 8.5 and having problems, using Windows Installer CleanUp Utility search and remove "(all User) Windows Live Beta (all programs) [14.0.5025.904]"
=?if it doesn't work use "zapmessenger" A regular issue faced is the dreaded “Another version of the product is already installed”, “Your computer has a newer version of MSN Messenger than the one you are trying to install”, ““Your computer has a newer version of Windows Live Messenger than the one you are trying to install”, “The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable” and similar messages.
Best thing to do is uninstall both,yahoo messenger and winows live messenger,then go into program files and make sure the yellow folders for both are completely gone,if not,delete them,then download a new install for both.I hope that helps solve your problem:)
This is what MS told me to do..but did not work. Finally they told me to use 8.5. Try if it helps you. Messenger Connectivity Log & Contacts Log A. Delete the old log files. Right-click
the Start button and then click Explore. In the window that opens,
click Folder Options on the Tools menu. Click the View tab, and then
make sure that Show Hidden files and folders option is selected. 1. Click Start, click Run, type %userprofile%\Local Settings\, and then click OK. 2. Double-click the Application Data folder, double-click Microsoft, and then double-click Messenger. 3. In the Messenger folder, look for the MsnMsgr.txt file and delete it. Note: If
you get an error stating that you cannot delete MsnMsgr, please make
sure that Windows Live Messenger is not running on the background. To
check this, open the Task Manager window and check whether the msnmsgr.exe is running on Processes.If it is, select the application and click End Process. If you are prompted, click Yes. To open the Task Manager: Click Start and then Run. Type taskmgr.exe and click OK. 4. If you don't see the MsnMsgr.txt file, please proceed to step B to enable the connection logging. B. Turn on connection logging if the feature is not yet enabled. 1. Start Windows Live Messenger but do not sign in. 2. On the Tools menu, click Options. 3. In the left navigation bar, click Connection. 4. Click Advanced Settings. 5. Under Connection Logging, make sure that the Save a log of my server connections to help troubleshoot connection problems check box is selected. 6. Click OK. C.
Try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger again to replicate the error
or issue being encountered with the service. A new connectivity log
file, MSNMsgr.txt, is created the moment a sign in attempt to the
service is made. When errors or issues are encountered, the connection
logging feature will capture their logs. D. Access the newly generated MsnMSgr.txt by following the steps in step A. Please look also for the ContactsLog.txt file. Please attach the files on your e-mail response to us. Copy of the Windows Live Contacts folder The Windows Live Contacts folder can be accessed on this path: C:\Documents and Settings\ Your Windows logon name \Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Live Contacts Note: Windows Logon name is the logon name that you use to sign in to Windows. Right-click the Windows Live Contacts, select Send To, and then select Compressed (zipped) Folder.
A compressed file is created in the same folder. Please upload the file
to Windows Live SkyDrive and we will retrieve the file from there. To access Windows Live SkyDrive, please do these:
Click Add files and locate the zipped Windows Live Contacts folder. Upload it.
Once the file is successfully uploaded, please send us the URL or link on your e-mail response so we can download it.
we are working on this issue, we suggest that you temporarily use the
earlier version of Windows Live Messenger (v8.5) so you can continue to
communicate with your friends. Please note that to be able to install
the previous version, you need to uninstall all the Windows Live
Essentials programs (i.e. version 2009 of Messenger, Mail, Photo Gallery, etc.). 1. Exit Windows Live Messenger. 2. Click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl and press Enter 3. On the Add or Remove Programs window, click on Windows Live Essentials, and then click Uninstall/Change 4. Select Uninstall, click Continue. 5. Under Select the programs you want to uninstall, check all the Windows Live programs shown and then click Continue. Windows Live Messenger 8.5 can be downloaded from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7a1aae73-48cc-4f7a-b445-0487bd5e84ef&displaylang=en
hi, i had the same prob and i tried everything, then i noticed it was nothing to do with my web cam it was windows, the new virsion some how does not support web cams the only way to sort it is to downgrade to an older virson of windows mesenger, i did and my web cam is working a treat, i would rather have the old virson anyway