Well at least in Messenger you can bring up the menu bar by pressing Alt on the keyboard,
then choosing the Tools menu, then Options, then Privacy category and seeing if they're there
in the allow or blocked lists. If so, you can right-click them and choose Add to Contacts.
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"Sammiejayne" <Sammiejayne@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> All of my contacts have disappeared from my Live Messenger (and my Hotmail).
> They were there one minute and then they were gone. Does anyone know why this
> has happened and what I can do to solve it (if I can solve it)? There's a lot
> of info gone there and I can't remember most of it.
> Please help!