It is most likely a server bug - but the support group will say it's the client as they don't
really differentiate between the two. Their support replies are intended for the least
That said, they won't fix it till the server gets a new major revision, as is common with
long-standing Messenger server issues.
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"Richardsome" <Richardsome@newsgroup> wrote in message
> I had this same error on my last live account..after 7 months, and 4 emails
> to different departments of Microsoft, and not a single reply, I let my
> passport expire by not using it, and made a new 1...that was fine for the
> first month, and now it always says 1 have 1 invitation every time i log in.
> I have tested on over 100 different computers with different version of
> windows and messenger...same thing.. i tried reinstalling, reformatting, same
> thing. The error seems to be within the windows live communications server
> its-self and not messenger.
> I have been using windows live messenger for over 8 years now, and it has
> only been happening in the last year or so. I fail to see how the problem can
> be in messenger, (as Microsoft states), as it happens on older versions of
> messenger that predate the error by more than 6 years..So after a year of
> this annoying error...I'm wondering when they are going to release an updated
> version of messenger that supposedly addresses this problem, and I am also
> wondering why they didn't fix it in the 7 builds of messenger that they
> released after the error first started occurring...
> As a side note, I was fairly confident that the error could be reproduced by
> receiving an invitation to join someones network, then blocking them or
> removing them from your network after you accepted the invitation..which is
> what I thought happened on my last account..but on this new one I have not
> been sent any invitations by anybody..so i'm at a loss to explain it....