Have you tried just downloading it directly from the Windows Live Messenger
go to uk.msn.com and click "Messenger" then click download , when the dialog
box comes up click "Save" let it save. Then to install run the executable
(.exe) on the drive.
If this doesnt work, try ideas.live.com to download a BETA version of
"leoinwpg" <leoinwpg@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> When I attempt to download Windows Live Messenger 8.1 the code issend to
> laptop and when it is ready for the install I get a message "Ypu do not
> the permissions to install Windows Live Messenger on this computer. Please
> contact somebody who has the right premission. I am signed in as the
> administrator. Are there some security settings that I need to change. I
> installed other software on this laptop without problems.