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I log in to messenger it opens but then it shuts down the window to messenger.

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Quick fix would be to reinstall messenger

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Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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Can't log in to msn.com


When you log in to MSN a website powered by Microsoft you also log in to its Hotmail and Messenger programs.


Hotmail is MSN's email program, while Messenger is an instant messaging and networking program.


Because Messenger and Hotmail are connected to MSN, if you have problems logging into one program, you'll likely have issues logging in to all of them.


Register for Account


The first step to logging in to any MSN-powered sites is to have a Windows Live ID.

This includes an email address, which acts as your username, as well as a password.


The email address must end in either "@hotmail.com," "@live.com" or "@msn.com."

Even though these emails use different domain names, all can be accessed by logging in to the Hotmail homepage.


If you try to log in to MSN or any of its partner sites like Hotmail or Messenger using anything but a Windows Live ID, you won't be allowed to access or create a profile and will be prompted to create a Windows Live account.


Incorrect Password


The most likely reason you aren't able to sign in to your MSN accounts is user error.

Entering an incorrect email address or password will return an error message, informing you that either the email address you provided isn't registered with MSN, or that you entered an incorrect password.


MSN and, hence, Hotmail and Messenger passwords are case sensitive, so check your keyboard's settings before retyping your password a second time.


If you don't remember your password but know your Windows Live ID, you can opt to reset your password by answering some security questions pertaining to your account.


Browser Issues


A slow browser can impact your ability to log in to your MSN accounts.

Try deleting your browser's cookies and clearing its cache before attempting to sign in again. This process varies from browser to browser.


For example, in Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon, "Internet Options" and click "Delete" under Browsing History.

Check the "Cookies" box and click "Delete."


Internet Issues


A slow Internet connection can also hinder your login attempts.

Check your Internet connection to make sure you're connected to the Internet.


Also, check that you're working online instead of offline, which can prevent you from logging in.


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.

There might be some interference from another browser

Create the menu tab on your homepage right click in the top toolbar you should see a number of toolbar options select the menu tab which will add File Edit View Favorites Tools and Help

Click on the tools at the bottom of the drop down list will be internet options or
click start control panel internet options you will see a home page box To Create Page Tabs type

each adress on its own line (type in MSN.com) or you preferred home page and browser
below that will be change search defaults click on settings you will see all search providers you have if dont need any of them you can disable or remove them.


Hope this helps.

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Keeps shutting down


hit the windows key and the R key, and type eventvwr and press enter. go to system logs, and see if it's shutting down due to overheating or for some other reason.

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Yahoo messenger doesn't show the chat rooms on my desktop


Possible Reasons & Fixes:

-->If you are in the UK, and use the UK Yahoo! Instant Messenger, you will not be able to see the adult roomnames, or user roomnames. This is in order to protect people, and children against obseen activities that may go on in these rooms.
-->Log out and close the program. restart PC and log in again then try to open chat room. if rooms won't load, there should be a connection problem from the server into your PC.

--> In your Messenger window:
1. Click on Messenger.
2. Click on Preferances.
3. Click on General.
4. Check box says: "Open web links in new browser window."
5. Check box that says: "Automatically sign me in when I click on a Yahoo link in Messenger."
6,.) Click on Apply.
7.) Click on OK.

If that does not work, you might also need to check these settings:
1.) On your Internet Explorer toolbar, click on tools.
2.) Click on Internet Options.
3.) Click tab that says Programs.
4.) Near the bottom Where it says Default Web Browser, make sure Internet Explorer IS the default web browser.
5.) Click on Apply.
6.) Click on OK.

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George

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Shuts down randomly, nothing in the event log...


try to use windows xp or try to check hardware

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My laptop won't shut down properly!


Is it possible that you have changed the settings of what buttons do what on your system? E.g. you could have changed the power button to "switch user" instead of "shut down", to check this (in XP) go to "Power Options" (in Control Panel" and then click on the "Advanced tab" at the top, then select "Shut down" from the drop down menu at the bottom of the window.

If this is already set to shut down then maybe you could do a system restore in case another setting has been changed, restore it to before the PC started doing this.

Alternatively try actually choosing "Turn off Computer" from the Log On screen (press Ctrl + L to get to this screen, or choose switch user/log off). If you are using Vista I beleive that there is a shut-down option from the Log In Page there (which again you can access by pressing Ctrl + L on the keyboard.

Hope this helps!

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HP Pavillion 760n Warning immediatly back up your data


plz check if you can get the bios screen. If yes then while booting press F8 key so that you can enter safe mode.if you can log in through safe mode then do a system restore to earlier date.If you cant log in through safe mode then you have to reinstall or repair your operating system

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Messenger


Try Re-Installing Live Messenger. FYI the Latest Windows Live Messenger needs a file update to be downloaded from MS site. Its a KB File. You may need to download that file. Please update further..

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Hi, I am a Messenger user with L plates from downunder! What I would like to know is how I can get Messenger to sit in my system tray when I start up my laptop, so that I can then simply log in and be...


first question: Click Start, then right click windows live (messenger)>
then, select Send to> then select again Desktop (create shortcut)>
then u can now simply log in quickly less time in your messenger. coz u just click the shortcut pin on your desktop.

2nd question: invite your friends whoever you'd like to converse with a group. invite them to join conference or simply click there on your IM box invite someone to this conveation> then u and your friends the other one can talk in just on IM box.

Hope it help u. :)

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Compter won't open windows


first try that safe mode option and do log in . when you successfully log in restart your computer . this happen mainly when there is sudden loss of power supply to the cpu. shut down your computer properly by pushing the power button on the cpu

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Every time I try to sgn in, yahoo shuts down. I tried to unistall and reinstall it several times, it just does not work. i uninstall and reinstall windows but it does not work yet Can you help me, please?

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