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MSN and Yahoo Messenger

I recently cleaned my hard drive on my computer.  It restored everything back to when I bought the computer.  However, when I log on to the internet I discovered that I lost my msn and yahoo messenger.  I was expecting that since I didn't have them on the computer when I got it.  I've been having a hard time downloading them.  After they've finished downloading I get a message box title " Bootstrap"  stating " Computer has performed an illegal operation".  I don't know what that mean what that mean.  Is there anyway I can download msn and yahoo messenger?  I've tried downloading from a disc and the directly from the internet.

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Ya u can download those mesenger from google

Posted on Oct 17, 2007

  • ramji duraiswamy Oct 17, 2007

    go to google.com  and under serch type download yahoo mesenger



    and download msn mesenger

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