It does work on x64, there's known "known issue" or anything here.
Although you're not the first to experience these problems (regardless of platform). There
should be a new version of Messenger this week or next, so maybe it's best to hold off until
However, what is your problem downgrading? If you're having serious problems, run
ZapMessenger in the link below to remove Messenger: http://messenger.jonathankay.com/redir/zapmessenger.asp
And then install 8.5 again: http://messenger.jonathankay.com/redir/wlm85.asp
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"revax" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hello everyone,
> I just downloaded the new WLM beta. The installation went just fine,
> but when I tried to sign in, I got the error that Windows Live
> Communications had stopped working. Now I can't sign in Live Messenger
> anymore, and I even can't downgrade my messenger to the previous
> version. Did anyone encounter the same problem and does anyone know how
> to fix this?
> For your information: I'm Dutch with a English Vista Ultimate x64 and a
> Dutch language pack. Service pack 1.