You're not the first to see this problem. Instead, download and run the Microsoft Installer
file directly (it's the same thing the setup downloads and executes for you): http://messenger.jonathankay.com/redir/wlm85.asp
Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
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"amberdiane" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Hi Everyone, it is so nice to belong to this forum, thank you. I tried
> to install windows live messenger and windows hotmail onto my friends
> pc. She has Vista home premium 32 bit with a dial-up connection. First I
> got her a Windows Live ID account and that went through just fine. Then
> I proceded to download Hotmail and live messenger. The windows `sign in
> assistant`downloaded and installed just fine but the other two sit at
> 99% and will not go any further. Can anyone tell me what I should do.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.