i have windows 7, nothing works at all. im going to pull my long hair out.
"Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:
> Greetings Shine,
> Since you can't immediately login, remember that you can try logging into the Web Messenger,
> at least until you can restore your normal Messenger functionality:
> However, here are some suggestions you should check/try if you haven't already.
> 1. If you haven't done so already, upgrade to the latest version of MSN Messenger:
> 2. The date on your computer needs to be set properly -- double click the clock verify that
> the time and date are set.
> 3. If you use a firewall (like ZoneAlarm, Norton Internet Security etc. ), it's possible
> that Messenger doesn't have the correct rights to access the Internet, especially since you
> upgraded. You may need to re/add Messenger to the allowed list of programs in your firewall
> if this is the case.
> 4. If you disabled your firewall in the past, it still may be blocking Messenger -- try
> restarting it and see if that helps the situation. You also might try uninstalling an
> installed firewall, to verify that it isn't causing a problem (even if it is disabled).
> 5. Check your IE Security settings -- open Internet Explorer, click the Tools menu, then
> Internet Options, then Advanced tab, scroll to the Security section, and verify that "Check
> for server certificate revocation" is unchecked. Also verify that 'Use SSL 2.0' and Use SSL
> 3.0' is checked, then click OK.
> 6. Click Start, then Run, and enter the following:
> regsvr32 softpub.dll
> then click OK
> and do the same for the following:
> regsvr32 wintrust.dll
> regsvr32 initpki.dll
> regsvr32 MSXML3.dll
> Jonathan Kay
> Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
> Associate Expert
> Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
> All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2006 Jonathan Kay.
> You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
> "Shine" <Shine@newsgroup> wrote in message
> > One my work laptop I keep getting this error when I try to sign into msn. It
> > doesn't matter which ID I use I get the same error. Does anyone know how to
> > fix this?
> > I've tried to a reinstall but it didn't help.