Usually this error indicates that there is a temporary problem accessing one of the databases
that stores your account. This is usually server-side and usually only affecting a small
number of accounts, which is why yours worked but the rest of your family couldn't.
It sounds like it's resolved now.
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"matt" <matt@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Hi - I can log into live messenger with my login but my daughter can't, and
> my wife can't. Same computer. they both get error 81000378, but I log in
> just fine. any thoughts? been through all the steps, but can't get one of
> the DLLs to register.
> but I can still login just fine