What you're describing is generally a problem with Messenger and a router on your local
network. Assuming you do have a router, you may need to either reset it (unplug it and plug
back in) and/or upgrading its firmware to the latest version from the router manufacturer.
If that's not the problem, you may need to install this: http://tinyurl.com/39c556
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"Hootie" <Hootie@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I have same problem. Same computer, Aspire 5102.
> Did you find a sollution for the problem?
> Regards Pierre
> "GarethKirkbright" wrote:
>> I am using Windows Vista
>> Laptop: Acer Aspire 5100
>> I have managed to download WLM, yet when I double click it to start, the
>> little live icon appears [ as though it is loading ] but it won't show up.
>> Aaaargh ! I have tried downloading various versions of MSN...nothing will