I've got the exact same problem.
A clean install here too. Check AV (using AVG), removed and checked again,
Any ideas what might be causing this?
"Jim Pickering" <jimp (AT) mvps.org> wrote in message
> Unable to duplicate on a 32 bit system running a clean install of Vista
> RTM. Suggest you might check your firewall settings - and also make sure
> if you installed an AV program, that you selected a Custom install so that
> you are not running 2 or more firewalls. Trend's AV installs its own
> firewall as an example.
> Messenger 8.0 (build 0812) runs fine in Vista and can make VOIP calls and
> use the Logitech webcam.
> Jim Pickering, MVP/Windows Mail applications
> Please reply ONLY to newsgroup.
> "Heath Burchfield" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I assume everyone else is having similar issues, but I cannot sign in to
>> Messenger on Vista RTM 32 Bit.
>> I have tried the following
>> - Live Messenger 8
>> - Live Messenger 8.1
>> - MSN Messenger 7.5
>> - Miranda 0.51
>> Nothing will connect properly for me.
>> I have tested with a Server 2003 system on my Network and that works
>> Just want to ensure this is not an isolated issue.