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Msn Errors: Repair Windows Live Messenger
Ed Bott is probably my favorite person to read when it comes to covering Windows and other Microsoft software. Today I noticed a little post he had regarding a way to fix Windows Live Messenger in case you find yourself unable to log in. I didn’t think much of it, until my wife asked me why she hadn’t been able to log in to her messenger for a few days. I quickly went back and read Ed’s tip, then logged in remotely to her machine and deleted the registry key mentioned, and voila – she’s back online.
So if you’re having problems with your Messenger, the registry key you want to delete is:
Give it a shot – it might well fix your problem!
Repair Windows Live Messenger
1. In the notification area on the taskbar (near the clock), click the Messenger icon, and then click Exit.
2. On the taskbar, click Start, and then click Control Panel.
3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
4. Under Currently installed programs, click Windows Live Messenger, and then click Change.
5. Click Repair.
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