Just to quickly isolate where the problem might be, try signing into another Messenger
account (if you don't have one, just go sign up for a Hotmail account). Assuming that
yielded the same result, try making a new account within Windows, then login to that new
account and try your existing Messenger account in that Windows profile.
That'll at least answer a few questions to isolate specifically what you can do to "reset"
Messenger in either your Windows profile or otherwise, as that's usually what causes this
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"blue angel" <blue angel@newsgroup> wrote in message
> HI, i've started to have this issue and i've tried all sorts of things to get
> it back tow ork... and after trying to sign in for like 20 mins it finally
> pops an error saying that its having issues connecting to the internet...but
> obviously.. my computer can connect to it... and i've been able to use MSN on
> this laptop before...
> one day i signed off and since then it wont let me sign in again.. i dunno
> im weary about using that because this topic was from the yr 2006 and well
> it could be outdated. Im using a Dell laptop with windows vista and the
> latest MSN with MSN Plus!