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MSN Explorer While attempting to login under windows XP on a Gateway e-series desktop. MSN explorer goes through all sign in attempts then stops every time. IE explorer and firefox work fine.

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  • rklecker Feb 25, 2008

    Will this work for MSN Internet Explorer as well. This is where the problem occurs, when I click on my icon it sits and spins, sign-in attempts fail.

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Uninstall MSN and reinstall. Make sure you uninstall it from
start/control panel/add/remove programs ...then go to

http://get.live.com/messenger/overview for windows live or

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e1fcdfbd-bdb1-44e9-b6ee-bf0ec49f393a&displaylang=en

For msn 7.0

Let me know if that helps...

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Click on the "File" tab at the top of your browser, and make sure there's not a check mark next to the words "Work Offline."


If there is, click on the words to uncheck that option and sign in again.

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